The Los Angeles Philharmonic started its sixth year under conductor Gustavo Dudamel by honoring composer John Williams on Tuesday at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. "Musicians try to be close to…
One of the most highly regarded and popular figures in the classical world, Gustavo Dudamel is best known for his talents as a conductor. But in October, the music director of the Los Angeles…
To hear Gustavo Dudamel, the idea of how to celebrate Walt Disney Concert Hall's 10th anniversary was inspired by turkey jerky. At Sept. 30's gala under a tent on Grand Avenue in downtown L.A.…
This impressively scaled chronicle of the life and times of Simon Bolivar lacks the spark that would make it a great biopic rather than a competent one.
When the Frank Gehry-designed Walt Disney Concert Hall opened in October of 2003, it became an instant Los Angeles landmark, right up there with the Griffith Park Observatory, the Capitol Records…
A local political docu is breaking box office records in Venezuela.
Venezuelan thesp Edgar Ramirez ("Carlos," "Wrath of the Titans") is toplining "Libertador," a biopic about 19th century Latin American freedom fighter Simon Bolivar, helmed by Alberto Arvelo ("Cyrano…
Walt Disney Concert Hall was the color blue for opening night of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and music director, Gustavo Dudamel, got together with creative chair for jazz, Herbie Hancock, for an…
A solid, engaging, at times exciting collaboration in the Prokofiev Piano Concerto No. 3, though not something that topped the Richter scale.
An ambitious bicontinental staging of the complete symphonies of Gustav Mahler and the world premiere of a new work by composer John Adams highlight the 2011-12 season of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.