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- Pablo Casals

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The Music Center Presents

  • The Music Center Joins Machine Project to Animate Grand Park

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  • 50th Anniversary Launch Party

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  • 124 Southern California High School Students Named as Semifinalists in The Music Center’s 26th Annual Spotlight Program

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  • We've made it to another fabulous #TheatreThursday and here's a blast from the past in the form of an early sketch of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion from architect Welton Becket... Dorothy Chandler Pavilion by Welton Becket & Associates #TBT Read More ›

  • This weekend, join us for 2 free performances of Khukh Tenger & Huun-Huur-Tu! #WorldCity #Free #SaturdayShows Read More ›

  • We're teaming up with Grand Park and the Los Angeles Department of Water & Power to celebrate Earth Day next Tuesday! All the deets: http://bit.ly/1sBso9O Read More ›

  • Our last Dance Downtown of 2013 took place at Grand Park. We learned sizzling Samba and danced the night away to Brazilian tunes! Watch ›

  • The Music Center and Grand Park introduced LA to the wonders of "Exxopolis," a luminarium that debuted in Grand Park on September 7, 2013. The LA presentation of this inflatable walk-in sculpture, designed by world-renowned Architects of Air, gave Grand Park visitors an unprecedented sensory experience of color, light and sound. Also an LA first, Exxopolis featured short-unexpected performances that saluted LA's many diverse communities and cultural traditions. The free presentation of Exxopolis marks the opening of the 11th season of The Music Center's World City series, free family-friendly programming that celebrates artistic traditions from around the globe. For more information, visit musiccenter.org Watch ›

  • Ilene Graff, Broadway Actress Choosing an Audition Song Website: musiccenter.org/spotlight Facebook: facebook.com/spotlightawards Twitter: @SpotlightAwards Email: spotlight@musiccenter.org Watch ›