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Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Courtesy LA Phil.

Coming up in Summer 2022, we are delighted to announce the launch of the WFMT Orchestra Series! This new series combines the Los Angeles Philharmonic (Summer), Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (Fall), a new to-be-announced orchestra for the Winter quarter, and the San Francisco Symphony (Spring) into a single year-round series.

The WFMT Orchestra Series kicks off in late June, 2022 with the Los Angeles Philharmonic presenting a stunning set of 13 concert broadcasts.

June 25, 2022

Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
Soloist: Golda Schultz, soprano

Schoenberg: Transfigured Night
Strauss: Four Last Songs
Strauss: Death and Transfiguration

JULY 2, 2022

Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
Soloist: Thomas Hooten, trumpet; Camilla Tilling, soprano

Montgomery: Strum
Mackey: Shivaree: Fantasy for Trumpet and Orchestra (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
Mahler: Symphony No. 4
July 9, 2022

Conductor: Susanna Mälkki
Soloist: Beatrice Rana, piano

Saariaho: Vista (U.S. premiere, LA Phil commission)
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
Scriabin: The Poem of Ecstasy
July 16, 2022

Conductor: Susanna Mälkki
Soloist: Sunwook Kim, piano

Ravel: Menuet antique
Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 21, K. 467
Ravel: Le tombeau de Couperin
Ravel: Boléro
July 23, 2022

Conductor: Xian Zhang
Soloist: Martin Chalifour, violin

Ngwenyama: Primal Message
Adolphe: Woven Loom, Silver Spindle (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 7
July 30, 2022

Conductor: Thomas Wilkins
Soloist: Gerald Clayton, piano

Ellington: Night Creature
Ellington: New World A-Comin’
Ellington: Black, Brown & Beige
Ellington: The River Suite
August 6, 2022

Conductor: Elim Chan
Soloist: Igor Levit, piano

Ogonek: Cloudline (U.S. premiere, LA Phil commission)
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3
Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4, “Italian”
August 13, 2022

Conductor: Esa-Pekka Salonen
Soloist: Víkingur Ólafsson, piano

Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta
Bjarnason: Feast (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
Sibelius: Symphony No. 7
August 20, 2022

Conductor: Ludovic Morlot
Soloist: Sergio Tiempo, piano

Thorvaldsdottir: Metacosmos
Prokofiev: Piano Concerto No. 1
Shostakovich: Symphony No. 10
August 27, 2022

Conductor: Paavo Järvi
Soloist: Hilary Hahn, violin

Pärt: Silhouette
Barber: Violin Concerto
Dvořák: Symphony No. 7
September 3, 2022

Conductor: David Robertson

Mahler: Symphony No. 7
September 10, 2022

Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
Soloist: Jeanine De Bique, soprano; Taylor Raven, mezzo-soprano; Issachah Savage, tenor; José Antonio López, bass; Los Angeles Master Chorale; Grant Gershon, Artistic Director; Jenny Wong, Associate Artistic Director

Garrido-Lecca: Esperanza (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
Cortés-Álvarez: La Serpiente de Colores (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
Beethoven: Symphony No. 9
September 17, 2022

Conductor: Gustavo Dudamel
Soloist: J’Nai Bridges, mezzo-soprano

Negrón: Moriviví (world premiere, LA Phil commission)
Lieberson: Neruda Songs
Still: Symphony No. 1, “Afro-American”