Walt Disney Concert Hall

Blain-Cruz Directs and Emile Choreographs “Stranger Love” Opera

Two African Americans have important roles in the opera “Stranger Love,” which makes its world premiere at Walt Disney Concert Hall on Saturday, May 20, in downtown Los Angeles. The creative team also includes Director Lileana Blain-Cruz, who is making her LA Phil debut. She is one of three Black women to ever be nominated for a Tony Award in the “best direction of a play” category for her directorial debut at the Lincoln Center Theater with “The Skin of our Teeth” by Thornton Wilder. Originally from New York and Miami, she is currently resident director of the Lincoln Center

Monterey Jazz Festival Artists Dee Dee Bridgewater & Kurt Elling Come to Walt Disney Concert Hall

If you missed the 2022 Monterey Jazz Festival (MJF), the über popular jazz fest is coming to Los Angeles on Friday, Jan. 20, bringing “the artistry, spirit, and fun,” to the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Grammy and Tony Award winning artist Dee Dee Bridgewater and two-time Grammy Award Winner Kurt Elling will headline the performance.

Youth Orchestra Los Angeles Finds Permanent Home in Inglewood

During an exclusive tour, the Los Angeles Sentinel explored the Judith and Thomas L. Beckmen Center, the first Youth Orchestra Los Angeles program (YOLA) located in the heart of Inglewood; dedicated to the elite musical training of local youth, channeling the musical excellence of the Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Moves After Dark performers takes dance to a new level

Lula Washington Dance Theater (LWDT) will be joining Ate9, BODYTRAFFIC, and Ana Maria Alvarez’s Contra Tiempo studio in the Moves After Dark Production as they take the art of dance to a new artistic level.