(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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Review: Dudamel celebrates a summer favorite to the beat of the USC marching band. Los Angeles Times, Aug. 6, 2016.
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