Venue Details

35250 Star Starred
Hollywood Bowl
2301 N. Highland Ave. Hollywood, CA 90068
323-850-2000
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Don't expect to eat comfortably at your bench seat or get a picnic spot, when it's a packed audience. Finger dessert and wine is about all you can handle when seated.
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41 ratings
4.4 average rating
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29 reviews
4 stars
attended Sep 09 2008

This was a stupendous performance of one of Mahler's most difficult works. First class in every way. There were a few mis-steps from the trumpets and the beginning was a little rough - the strings sounded ragged and out of sync in the opening...continued

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26 reviews
31 stars
attended Sep 09 2008

This was such a special, spectacular performance. I got weepy realizing that it may be the last time I'll hear Esa Pekka at the Bowl. And what a farewell he gave us, a true gift. The orchestra sounded great and all the first chairs seemed to be...continued

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17 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 11 2008

It was a fabulous performance made all the more so because it wasn't the usual "light fare" you get from all orchestras during the summer. Salonen and the LA Phil are both very dedicated and it is always a pleasure to see them at work.

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Featured Artists:

  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Esa-Pekka Salonen, conductor 
  • Christine Brewer, soprano 
  • Elza van den Heever, soprano 
  • Stacey Tappan, soprano 
  • Monica Groop, alto 
  • Elena Manistina, alto 
  • Brandon Jovanovich, tenor 
  • Alan Held, baritone 
  • John Relyea, bass 
  • Los Angeles Master Chorale, Grant Gershon, music director 
  • Los Angeles Children’s Chorus, Anne Tomlinson, artistic director