Phil Comments 0 Gustavo Dudamel rehearsing members of YOLA for their Hollywood Bowl debut in 2009. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times) Also By Mark Swed Los Angeles Times Music Critic September 26, 2013, 5:16 p.m. Gustavo Dudamel will do it again. He will begin his fifth season as Los Angeles Philharmonic music director like he did his first — offeringa free concertwith the Youth Orchestra LA, which he founded with the L.A. Phil, before going on to lead a very tony gala at Walt Disney Concert Hall. The big occasion for this year will be a celebration of Disneys 10th anniversary. What will be different, though, is that the free concert at 4 p.m. Sunday will, this time, be at Disney Hall, not the Hollywood Bowl. Since the tickets have already been distributed, the program will also be shown on a free live simulcast in Grand Park. PHOTOS: Gustavo Dudamel career in pictures What will also be different — besides the fact the YOLA players are considerably more advanced and worldly than they were five years ago (some even accompanied the L.A. Phil to London earlier this year) — is that for the first time the young musicians will sit side by side with the L.A.
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Concert series kicks off at Christ Church
Feb. 9 in a special concert to raise funds toward the purchase of a Steinway Grand piano for the church. Christine Brandes, an internationally acclaimed soloist, accompanied by organist Jonathan Dimmock, will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. April 11. A freewill offering or donation is suggested for the six events in the series. Anyone is welcome to join the Christ Church Music Patrons Fund, which allows the church to underwrite the cost of events. The goal is to raise $15,000 this year, and contributions of any amount are welcome. For more information, visit www.cantoncpc.org. Christ Presbyterian Church, 530 Tuscarawas St. W, begins its 2013-14 concert series bringing in musicians from the West Coast to the East Coast, according to a newsrelease. Paul Jacobs, a Grammy-winning concert organist from New York City, kicks off the series at 4 p.m. Oct. 13. The Christ Church Chancel Choir performs at 4 p.m.Nov. 17.