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Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 N. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
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27 reviews
1 stars
take the red line to the civic center station, exit toward the dorothy chandler/disney hall. it's a quick walk and saves you from dealing with the hassle of driving to downtown LA and parking!!
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The weather was Warm evening. I wore Dress pants and dressy top.
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John Williams Conducts the American Youth Symphony
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4.9 average rating
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150 events
101 reviews
9 stars
attended Mar 23 2008

John Williams and the American Youth Symphony were amazing! Is there a better youth orchestra anywhere in the world today? Alex Treger does a great job with these young musicians, and Treger also performed beautifully in his violin solo of...continued

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83 reviews
2 stars
attended Mar 23 2008

Thanks Goldstar! I can't believe I was John Williams in orchestra seats for less than $20.00! I was a great show!

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121 events
36 reviews
8 stars
attended Mar 23 2008

It was fantastic! What a treat to be in the presence of such a creative and accomplished composer! And the venue was perfect for this event.
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He needs no introduction…music lovers worldwide have long known John Williams as one of the greatest film music composers of all time. He has received forty-five Academy Award nominations, most recently for his scores from Memoirs of a Geisha and Munich, making him the Academy’s most nominated living person. He has been awarded five Oscars, seven British Academy Awards (BAFTA), twenty Grammys, four Golden Globes, four Emmys and numerous gold and platinum records.

John Williams joins AYS and featured soloist Alexander Treger (performing violin solos from Fiddler on the Roof & Schindler’s List) to conduct his own music – a very special gala evening that promises to be the concert of the year! Come celebrate 43 years of memorable AYS concerts like these featuring the finest pre-professional musicians in Los Angeles.

About the Ticket Supplier: Music Center

A leader at the cultural heart of Los Angeles County, The Music Center brings to life one of the world’s premier arts destinations by creating opportunities for arts participation, enabling compelling programming and providing firstclass venues and services.

The Music Center is one of the largest and most highly regarded performing arts centers in the country, creating a cultural hub that is central to L.A.’s status as “the creative capital” of the world. Celebrated for its illustrious dance programming Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center and home to four world-class resident companies- LA Phil, Center Theatre Group, LA Opera and Los Angeles Master Chorale – The Music Center is the place to experience the most innovative and critically-acclaimed performing arts in the nation. In its effort to extend the reach and accessibility of the performing arts, the Music Center is a national model for experiences in which people participate directly through its Active Arts® at The Music Center.

As well, The Music Center presents special productions, events and festivals for children and families, including World City at The Music Center. Each year, over one-million audience members delight in the excitement of live performances on The Music Center’s stages and enjoy free community arts events all year long across its outdoor campus.

The Music Center is also on the forefront of arts education in Los Angeles, providing arts resources to students and teachers in schools and community centers throughout the region. Approximately 500 full-time, seasonal and part-time staff members are employees of The Center and contribute to its operation and success.

The Music Center was developed as an unprecedented public private partnership with Los Angeles County. Through the support of the Board of Supervisors, the County of Los Angeles plays an invaluable role in the successful operation of The Music Center. This relationship has cemented the importance of the arts to the cultural fabric of Los Angeles.