Renée Fleming, Julia Bullock & Nadine Sierra Lead LA Philharmonic’s 2022-23 Season

By Francisco Salazar

The Los Angeles Philharmonic has announced its 2022-23 season.

For the purposes of this article, we will only focus on operatic and choral performances.

Gustavo Dudamel Leads “Songs of the Americas” in a program that will include music by Abreu, Bor, Esteve, Ortiz, and Villa-Lobos with the Tambuco Percussion Ensemble and the Los Angeles Master Chorale.

Performance Dates: Sept. 30- Oct. 2, 2022

Renée Fleming and Jean-Yves Thibaudet perform a recital.

Performance Dates: Oct. 16, 2022

Julia Bullock headlines “A Musical Portrait: Price and Bonds” and explores the musical voices of and relationship between Florence Price and Margaret Bonds. Lidiya Yankovskaya conducts with Michelle Cann at piano. 

Performance Dates: Nov. 5 & 6, 2022

Green Umbrella will be performed by the LA Phil New Music Group, conductor Simone Menezes, and Julia Bullock who curates.

Performance Date: Nov. 8, 2022

Christian Reif conducts Julia Bullock in a program entitled “History’s Persistent Voice.”

Performance Date: Nov. 11, 2022

Barbara Hannigan and Katia and Marielle Labèque perform “Electric Fields.”

Performance Dates: Nov. 15, 2022

The orchestra will perform “Tristan und Isolde” with each act performed in a separate performance. Gustavo Dudamel conducts a cast that includes Michael Weinius, Miina-Liisa Värelä, Eric Owens, Okka von der Damerau, Ryan Speedo Green, and Robert Stahley.

Performance Dates: Act one Dec. 9-15, 2022, Act two Dec. 10-16, 2022, Act three Dec. 11-17, 2022

Michael Tilson Thomas, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, and the Los Angeles Master Chorale perform music by Debussy, Messiaen and Villalobos.

Performance Dates: Jan 6-8, 2023

John Adams’ “Girls of the Golden West” will be conducted by John Adams with Julia Bullock, Davóne Tines, Paul Appleby, Hye Jung Lee, Elliot Madore, Daniela Mack, and Ryan McKinny.

Performance Dates: Jan. 27-29, 2023

Gustavo Dudamel and Yuja Wang team up for Rachmanioff’s Piano Concerto No. 3 and 4. The program also includes the composer’s The bells with Mané Galoyan, Simon Bode, and Alfred Walker.

Performance Dates: Feb. 16-19, 2023

Zubin Mehta, conductor conducts Mahler’s Symphony No. 3 with soloist Gerhild Romberger and the Women of the Los Angeles Master Chorale.

Performance Dates: March 2-5, 2023

Zubin Mehta and Nadine Sierra team up for music by Crumb and Berlioz.

Performance Dates: March 10-12, 2023

Rafael Payare and Dorothea Röschmann team up for an evening of Wagner, Still, and Brahms. 

Performance Dates: April 13-16, 2023