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Verdi's Requiem Reviews

Hollywood Bowl (Hollywood, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

56 ratings
4.6 average rating
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17 reviews
8 stars
attended Aug 13 2013

The music was magnificent - choir, soloists, orchestra and conductor. I couldn't ask for more...except one thing. Whoever was doing the camera work gets a D-. Sometimes we saw shoes, sometimes faces of those who weren't performing at the time,...continued

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14 reviews
22 stars
attended Aug 13 2013

Performance was EXCELLENT. Production was terrible (worst I've seen at Hollywood Bowl).

They had camera problems all night, occasionally showing the floor and blurry images of nothing. During the tenor's main solo, they never showed him. The...continued

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9 reviews
7 stars
attended Aug 13 2013

What can I say...It's the Dude...need I say more?...a mesmerizing magical performance

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8 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 13 2013

As always, Verdi's masterpiece is a delight!
The orchestra was not well mic-ed, though, so it was a bit uneven.

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8 reviews
13 stars
attended Aug 13 2013

The music was wonderful, but sections d and e were lit very brightly because the concert was being filmed. I think that Goldstar should have disclosed this, because it would have been even better if the lights had not been so bright.

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22 reviews
15 stars
attended Aug 13 2013

The seats were excellent! Thank you Goldstar.
We parked at the park and ride. The only way to go!

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11 reviews
7 stars
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11 reviews
14 stars
attended Aug 13 2013

Verdi's Requiem brought back memories of my college days of many, many years ago. We performed it a few times with the Houston Symphony. On a whole, though, I enjoyed the concert, but the soprano soloist was, by far, a cut above the others. ...continued

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9 reviews
16 stars
attended Aug 13 2013

great evening. dudamel fab as usual. choir excellent. too bad orchestra wearing white as it made the English translation impossible to read half the time on the monitors ( which are too bright and quite intrusive btw)

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9 reviews
21 stars
attended Aug 13 2013

Very good experience. Audience was very quite except for a very few jerks who can't stash their wine bottles. As the LA Times said in its review, the video crew messed up a bit; it was sorta funny but also a bit of a glitch. I've been going to...continued

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8 reviews
5 stars
attended Aug 13 2013

The seats were great ! We sat in section G2, it was a great show, with a great view and my Mom enjoyed it a lot and finally got to see Dudamel at an affordable price.

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6 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 13 2013

Very good seats, outstanding performances

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5 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 13 2013

An incredible performance, with great passion and elegance. The only reason it's not getting 5 stars is because the sound and video were so atrocious last night that at the beginning, I couldn't hear the orchestra. Then they pumped up the sound...continued

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5 reviews
2 stars
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5 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 13 2013

Beautiful night - Dudumal & company were fabulous. They were filming the show and seemed to have some production issues with the subtitles and occasionally with the pictures on the big screens, but the concert itself was wonderful! Our Goldstar...continued

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5 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 13 2013

great seating, but then anywhere in the Bowl is "in the house". the performance was excellent. I've never heard Verdi's Requiem live and every subtle change and nuance was clearly stated and easily heard. beautiful.

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Diane
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4 reviews
1 stars
attended Aug 13 2013

Marvelous performance. Watching Dudamel on the big screen was inspiring. I wish the words had been shown for the whole performance and were more easily visible. Perhaps that will be improved with experience.

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3 reviews
0 stars
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3 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 13 2013

My husband and I took the Bowl Bus from Chatsworth - what a dream way to get to the Bowl. The picnic area was wonderful -- the music
was extraordinary. We were pleasantly surprised by the advantageous seats Goldpass provided - we were near the...continued

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3 reviews
5 stars
attended Aug 13 2013

This was my first visit to the Bowl, so I I wasn't sure how the grounds were situated or where the food venues were located in relation to the parking areas and the gate to the arena. Even though a lot of information was on the website, it was a...continued

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