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Interview: Esa-Pekka Salonen

(Here’s an interview I did with conductor and composer Esa-Pekka Salonen in July 2014, which was published in the Autumn issue of Port, a London-based quarterly. 29 more words

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Los Angeles Philharmonic Invitational Rehearsal

Gordon and I attended the LA Phil rehearsal at the Hollywood Bowl last Thursday. It was nice that Gordon didn’t have a conflict and we could go together. 535 more words

L.A. Theater Review: 'West Side Story' at the Hollywood Bowl

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 you don’t need pyrotechnics to make the show enjoyable. 248 more words


Review: Opening night at the Hollywood Bowl with Los Angeles Philharmonic, Gustavo Dudamel and Lang Lang

Shhhh, don’t tell anyone, especially purists. The Hollywood Bowl has become, in the last few years, a rather good place to hear classical music. Improvements in the sound system and those giant screens with HD images of the performers close up (some pretty solid camerawork, too) have combined to make the experience of hearing a concert there, to use a buzz word, more immersive than ever before. 675 more words

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