Los Angeles Opera
A company of international stature, presenting eight operas in a season that runs from September through June with a subscriber base of over 16,000 season ticket holders. With leading productions in the standard repertory as well as new and rarely-staged productions, the Los Angeles Opera brings some of the world's finest artists to Southern California.
135 North Grand Avenue Tel 213.972.8001
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Each year since its founding in 1919, the Los Angeles Philharmonic has been hailed as Southern California's leading performing arts institution. Today the Philharmonic is recognized as one of the world's outstanding orchestras. The Los Angeles Philharmonic is located in Downtown Los Angeles at The Music Center's
Dorothy Chandler Pavilion. The Los Angeles Philharmonic also performs at the Hollywood Bowl. The Music Center is easily accessible from all major freeways.
135 North Grand Avenue Tel 323.850.2000 http://www.laphil.org
The Hollywood Bowl
With a seating capacity of 18,000 the Hollywood Bowl is the main venue for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, and the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. A wide variety of groups and
performers have graced the stage and special weekend events occur throughout the season. Even when there isnt a perfomance the Bowl grounds are a favorite picnic spot for locals and tourists alike.
2301 North Highland Avenue Tel 323.850.2000 http://www.hollywoodbowl.org
John Anson Ford Amphitheatre
This is a smaller neighbor of the Hollywood Bowl that recently underwent renovation. It is a graceful outdoor venue with superb sight lines and warm acoustics which favor more intimate programs. Folk music, Jazz, world music, outdoor chamber music, as well as dance and theater are featured.
The season runs from May through September.
2580 Cahuenga Boulevard East 323.461.3673 http://www.lacountyarts.org/ford.html