Education

Open Rehearsals

The Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra offers a wide variety of musical selections each season, including full concerts and rehearsal that are open to the public.  Often during these rehearsals, the conductor and guest artists will speak with the audience about the concert preparation and fun facts about the orchestra, piece, and composer. Open Rehearsal are an excellent way to get a sneak peek of the upcoming concert. See below for the full Open Rehearsal schedule for the 2021-2022 season.

Open Rehearsals begin at 10:00 am

Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for students.

To purchase Open Rehearsal tickets call the Box Office at 504.523.6530 Opt 2

Attendees must show proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours. Please see our Health and Safety Guidelines for more information.


Friday, January 7 -10 AM – Thomas Wilkins – conductor, David Anderson – contrabass : Okoye, Anderson, Bryan, Coleridge-Taylor

Thursday, January 20 – 10 AM – Carlos Miguel Prieto – conductor : Weston, Copland, Bryan, Elgar

Wednesday, February 2 – 10AM – Carlos Miguel Prieto – conductor, Anne-Marie McDermott – piano : Mozart, Reid, Haydn


Thursday, March 10 – 10AM – Carlos Miguel Prieto – conductor, Ji-Weon Ryu – flute : Hailstork, Ibert, Shostakovich


Thursday, March 24 – 10AM – Carlos Miguel Prieto – conductor : Stravinsky, Weigel


Thursday, April 7 – 10AM – Roger Kalia – conductor : Montgomery, Milhaud, Dvorak


Thursday, April 21 – 10AM – Nicholas Hersh – conductor, TBD – narrator : Boulanger, Thompson, Shostakovich


Wednesday, May 4 – 10AM – Carlos Miguel Prieto – conductor, LPO string quartet : Piazzolla, Abels, Bartok

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LPO Volunteers

Refreshments at LPO Open Rehearsals are generously provided by the LPO Volunteers.

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