It's easy for the musical theater staple "West Side Story" to take on a been-there, done-that quality, but the Los Angeles Philharmonic's concert rendition, now playing at the Hollywood Bowl, proved…
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It's hard to believe that it's been 15 years since the first Harry Potter movie, since author J.K. Rowling's literary creation crystallized into the form audiences followed over the course of the…
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…
The history of Frank Zappa's "200 Motels" is much like its composer; enigmatic and riddled with disparate dimensions.
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…
Gustavo Dudamel -- the charismatic Venezuelan conductor who has been filling seats at the Hollywood Bowl and Disney Hall since taking over as musical director of the L.A. Philharmonic in 2009 -- just…
In the Gustavo Dudamel regime so far, the gala opening concert has become the face that the Los Angeles Philharmonic presents to the outside world.
Dudamel can freshen even the most overplayed standards in the outdoor repertoire.
"Getty Address" played as collection of hits-n-bits from 20th century composers.
The L.A. Philharmonic closed out its summer at the Hollywood Bowl by taking a most jubilant weekend cruise along the Pacific Ocean with Brian Wilson and a Beach Boys hit parade.
Award-winning composer Henry Mancini celebrated 30 years' worth of musical memories Friday and Saturday at the Hollywood Bowl, accompanied by the Los Angeles Philharmonic. The pleasant-enough evening…