Keeping score of feats and firsts

A look at milestones in the Bowl's history

1991: Hollywood Bowl Orchestra created, records first album

1991:First Bowl Orchestra concert tour of Japan

1993: First “Movie Night at the Bowl” features Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Bernard Herrmann, Miklos Rozsa

1994: First live TV appearance of Bowl Orchestra on KCOP, wins local Emmy Award

1997: Film orchestrations of “Oklahoma!” and “My Fair Lady” restored for Bowl concert

1998: Mauceri conducts Paul McCartney oratorio “Standing Stone”

1998: Salute to Warner Bros. music includes restored Judy Garland “Born in a Trunk” sequence from “A Star Is Born”

1999: Adam Guettel’s “Light in the Piazza” debuts in orchestral form at Bowl

1999: Mauceri restores Herrmann’s original concert suite, “Psycho: A Narrative for String Orchestra” as highlight of Hitch-cock music concert in downtown LA

2000: “Carousel” becomes first fully staged musical at Bowl

2001: Post-9/11 concert features new memorial work by Jerry Goldsmith

2002: First two movements of Howard Shore’s “Lord of the Rings” symphony premiere at Bowl

2003: Bowl’s first complete performance of Verdi’s “La Traviata”

2004: Mauceri inaugurates Bowl’s reconstructed shell with new Elmer Bernstein fanfare

2005: Mauceri celebrates 300th concert at Bowl

2005: Bowl partners with American Film Institute for “25 Greatest Film Scores”

2006: “Sunset Boulevard,” first live performance of a complete film score, with staged reading of script

2006: American debut of music from Disney’s “Fantasia,” performed live with film

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