Holiday Concerts at The Walt Disney Concert Hall

Deck the Hall!  Holiday Concerts at The Walt Disney Concert Hall in DTLA

Like bears, it’s that time of year when the L.A. Phil leaves the great outdoors (The Hollywood Bowl) and move indoors (The Walt Disney Concert Hall).

Holiday Concerts at The Walt Disney Concert Hall

Holiday Concerts at The Walt Disney Concert Hall

Both are incredible venues and have become true landmarks in the city of Los Angeles.  The Hollywood Bowl opened in 1922, and the Frank Gehry designed Walt Disney Concert Hall opened in 2003.  The Bowl holds about 18,000 music lovers, while the hall holds a cozy 2300 guests.

Here’s the LA Phil holiday concerts at The Walt Disney Concert Hall this season:

DEC 15 at 8pm • DEC 17 at 8pm

Handel’s Messiah  

From the gentle simplicity of the Pastorale to the colossal final choruses, Handel’s universally beloved musical epic on the life and mission of Jesus Christ will permeate your heart and soul.

DEC 17 at 11:30am • 2:30pm

Holiday Sing-Along

Accompanied by Walt Disney Concert Hall’s huge pipe organ, a choir and a jazz combo, you’ll enjoy singing numerous popular songs of the season. A jolly good time for the entire family!

DEC 20 at 8pm

A Chanticleer Christmas

The 12 men of this “orchestra of voices” make a welcome return with their exquisite and eclectic Christmas program.

DEC 21 at 8pm

Sweet Honey in the Rock

The female African-American singers of this revered a cappella ensemble entertain and empower audience and community alike with their dynamic vocal prowess.

DEC 22 at 8pm

Swinging Christmas with the Arturo Sandoval Big Band

Trumpet virtuoso 10-time Grammy®-honoree Arturo Sandoval leads a Latin-flavored jazz program for the holidays.

DEC 23 at 3pm • 8pm

White Christmas Sing-Along

A jolly good time for the entire family! Arrive early for free hot chocolate and coffee courtesy of Corner Bakery Cafe, plus photos with Santa and more!

DEC 31 at 7pm • 10:30pm

New Year’s Eve with Pink Martini

featuring China Forbes & Storm Large

with special guests Ari Shapiro, Ikram Goldman, Ida Rae Cahana, and Rita Moreno

Pink Martini – with its irresistible fusion of Brazilian samba, ‘30s Cuban dance, and Parisian café music – is the perfect way to ring in the New Year! Fresh off their new album Je dis oui!, they invite you to a rollicking around-the-world celebration that highlights the band’s spirit of collaboration and global inclusivity. The United Nations house band of 1962 meets Breakfast at Tiffany’s.

LA Phil at The Hollywood Bowl

LA Phil at The Hollywood Bowl

Limited on time during your visit to Los Angeles and want to see these magnificent venues —  Glitterati Tours of Los Angeles has a 4-hour private tour when departing from Hollywood or Beverly Hills called “Essential LA, Plus Downtown.”  It covers the must-see sightseeing venues in Hollywood, West Hollywood, Beverly Hills and Downtown Los Angeles.