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Hollywood Bowl Slates Cynthia Erivo, Brandi Carlile, Janelle Monae for Orchestral Shows

The Hollywood Bowl’s 2020 summer schedule, announced Tuesday morning, includes a higher quotient than ever of pop acts doing orchestral-backed shows. Opening night performer Brandi Carlile, officially kicking off the season, June 13, will be backed by the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, as will Fantasia and Babyface (July 10), Janelle Monae (July 17-18), Maxwell (July 19), […]
Tags: News, John Williams, Janelle Monae, Little Big Town, Hollywood Bowl, Sheryl Crow, Gustavo Dudamel, Cynthia Erivo, Brandi Carlile, Brittany Howard, Pentatonix, Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Cynthia Erivo Brandi Carlile Janelle Monae


Trolls World Tour Soundtrack Listing Unveiled

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Trolls World Tour soundtrack listing unveiled With just over two months left to go until the release of the animated musical comedy sequel Trolls World Tour, DreamWorks has taken to Twitter to unveil the list of songs set to appear and be performed by the cast members for the soundtrack! Check out the announcement with the full list of songs below! RELATED: Differences Don’t Matter in New Trolls World Tour International Trailer Get ready to rock! Check out the #Trolls...
Tags: Movies, Jamie Dornan, Soundtrack, Ozzy Osbourne, Anna Kendrick, Dreamworks, Kelly Clarkson, Justin Timberlake, Techno, Kenan Thompson, Anderson Paak, Kendrick, Blu Ray, Timberlake, Barb, Gustavo Dudamel


2020 GRAMMYs Winners List

Music’s Biggest Night is under way from the Staples Center in Los Angeles and we are well on our way to handing out some hardware. Check out the list before for a full list of winners updated throughout the night as we wind our way through the 62nd annual GRAMMY Awards, only on CBS and streaming live on CBS All Access. Record of the Year “Hey, Ma” — Bon Iver “Bad Guy” — Billie Eilish “7 Rings” — Ariana Grande “Hard Place” — H.E.R. “Talk” — Khalid “Old Town Road” — Lil Nas X Featuring Billy Ray C...
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See All the Winners of the 2020 Grammy Awards

The 62nd Annual Grammy Awards took place this year under the shadow of major tumult at the Recording Academy. They also began just hours after news broke that NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his . daughter Gianna and seven others died in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles. Despite the somber mood, the stars showed up for a night of performances, Grammy Moments and of course the distribution of the awards themselves. Among the many winners who received awards before the evening ceremony began were ...
Tags: Uncategorized, 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards, Awards


Gustavo Dudamel Renews With Los Angeles Philharmonic Through 2025-26

“The four-year extension … maintains what has proved a winning formula: the pairing of a conductor whose fame extends beyond the classical music world and is a powerful audience draw with an orchestra that has developed perhaps the strongest reputation in the country for innovative programming and community outreach.” – The New York Times
Tags: Art, Music, Los Angeles, Gustavo Dudamel, 01.15.20


LA Philharmonic Extends Dudamel Contract Through 2026

At age 28, Gustavo Dudamel started his appointment as the L.A. Phil’s music director in 2009, his original five-year term quickly extended through the 2018-19 season and later through mid-2022. With that last extension, he gained the additional title of artistic director. – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, Music, Phil, Gustavo Dudamel, LA Philharmonic, 01.15.20


Gustavo Dudamel Orchestrates Sale of L.A. Home

Gustavo Dudamel, the exuberant, indefatigable and famously kinky-haired conductor of the internationally acclaimed Los Angeles Philharmonic, has his comfortably understated if hardly inexpensive home in the Hollywood Hills up for grabs at $5.1 million. The Venezuelan-born classical music supernova, named music director of the L.A. Phil in 2009, while still in his late twenties, and […]
Tags: Los Angeles, Musicians, Compass, Entertainers, Phil, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Hollywood Hills, Gustavo Dudamel


Differences Don’t Matter in New Trolls World Tour International Trailer

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Differences Don’t Matter in New Trolls World Tour International Trailer Universal Pictures and DreamWorks Animation have released the international trailer for their upcoming animated musical film Trolls World Tour, a follow-up to the 2016 blockbuster hit Trolls. The video features new footage of the titular singing creatures’ newest mission as they try to unite all kinds of Trolls to save their music from antagonist Queen Barb’s evil plans. The sequel is scheduled to hi...
Tags: Video, Movies, Jamie Dornan, Ozzy Osbourne, Anna Kendrick, Dreamworks Animation, Kelly Clarkson, Trolls, Justin Timberlake, Universal Pictures, Techno, Kenan Thompson, Anderson Paak, Kendrick, Blu Ray, Timberlake


This Year’s Classical Nominations For Grammys

Andrew Norman’s “Sustain” earned Grammy nominations in two key categories: contemporary classical composition, where composer Norman will square off against Julia Wolfe, Caroline Shaw and Wynton Marsalis, among others; and orchestral performance, where the nomination went to the Los Angeles Philharmonic and conductor Gustavo Dudamel, who performed “Sustain” as part of the orchestra’s landmark centennial season. – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, Music, Norman, Wynton Marsalis, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Gustavo Dudamel, Andrew Norman, 11.20.19, Julia Wolfe Caroline Shaw


John Malveaux: NPR: Gabriela Ortiz's 'Yanga' Makes Its Debut With The LA Philharmonic

                  "Gabriela [Ortiz] is one of the most talented composers in the world," Gustavo Dudamel says. "Not only in Mexico, not only in our continent — in the world." Courtesy of the artist El Yanga John Malveaux   of  www.MusicUNTOLD.com   writes: Los Angeles Philharmonic commissioned and premiered work by Gabriela Ortiz about "Yanga"- African liberator in Mexico who founded...
Tags: Mexico, Religion, Npr, North America, Yanga, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Gustavo Dudamel, LA Philharmonic, William J Zick, John Malveaux, Gabriela Ortiz, Gabriela -LSB- Ortiz, El Yanga John Malveaux


L.A. Phil Celebrates Centennial Bridging Past and Future

Culminating a year-long celebration of its 100th anniversary, the Los Angeles Philharmonic invited the two immediate past conductors, Zubin Mehta and Esa-Pekka Salonen, to join Gustavo Dudamel to lead the orchestra on Thursday at the Walt Disney Concert Hall. The Phil also asked members of Youth Orchestra Los Angeles, its music education and outreach program, […]
Tags: Artists, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Gustavo Dudamel, Zubin Mehta, Esk-Pekka Salonen


Jonas Brothers thrill fans at Honda Center on Sunday in advance of shows at the Hollywood Bowl and the Forum

Early in the Jonas Brothers’ concert at Honda Center on Sunday, big brother Kevin Jonas paused to address the fans who packed the sold-out arena, talking about those first conversations he and brothers Nick and Joe Jonas had two years ago about getting the band back together after breaking up in 2013. “The first words out of my mouth were, ‘Do you think anyone will care?’” he said. “Tonight, Anaheim, you care.” To which I say, C’mon, guys, you had to know they all still loved you, right? All tha...
Tags: Nick Jonas, California, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Miley Cyrus, Honda, Joe Jonas, NICK, Joe, San Pedro, Concerts, Kelly, Anaheim, Phil, Kevin


Ethical Artistry: Does Any of This Really Matter? If So, What Practical Steps Can I Take?

This is the final post in a four-part series looking at concert curation and some of the larger ethical dilemmas we all face as artists as a result. If you want to jump back, Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 are here. The first three parts of this series consider a wide spectrum of topics related to ethical artistry. Part 1 discusses the conviction with which we approach our work and who it benefits; Part 2 considers aspects of the artistic process where ethical issues arise; and Part 3 suggests that...
Tags: Motivation, Facebook, Religion, Articles, Ethics, North America, Columns, Bay, Evaluation, Alex Ross, Gustavo Dudamel, Impact, Plato 's Republic, NewMusicBox, Molly Sheridan, Intricate Machines


Gustavo Dudamel to Conduct the Score for Spielberg’s West Side Story

Gustavo Dudamel to conduct the score for Spielberg’s West Side Story Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel has been tapped to conduct the score for director Steven Spielberg‘s upcoming West Side Story remake starring Ansel Elgort (Baby Driver) and newcomer Rachel Zegler as star-crossed lovers Tony and Maria. “Although I am only at the very beginning, I view this adaptation of West Side Story, as one of the highlights of my career.” Dudamel said in a statement. “It is one of the most beautiful...
Tags: Movies, Ansel Elgort, America, Stephen Sondheim, Broadway, Venezuela, William Shakespeare, Sharks, Spielberg, Maria, Steven Spielberg, Rita Moreno, Newman, West Side, Tony, Jeanine Tesori


This 88-year-old Buena Vista Social Club singer is returning to LA on her final tour

When the Buena Vista Social Club came together in Havana to record a self-titled album in 1996, none of the dozen or so Cuban musicians dreamed of the success that would follow, vocalist Omara Portuondo says. A hit record? A documentary film? Tours that would take the traditional sounds of Cuba they had performed for decades, but which by then had largely been forgotten, to the world? “Well, none of us could ever imagine that this project was going to be that special!” the 88-year-old singer sai...
Tags: Youtube, La, White House, Los Angeles, Barack Obama, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Baby Got Back, Cuba, Havana, Southern California, Concerts, Buena Vista Social Club, Gustavo Dudamel, Aida


John Malveaux: Springtime in Watts – LA Phil Musicians & Voices of Macedonia Mar. 31, 6 PM

John Malveaux   of  www.MusicUNTOLD.com   forwards this press release: Springtime in Watts – Free Neighborhood Concert Features LA Phil Musicians and Voices of Macedonia Macedonia Baptist Church of Los Angeles Sunday, March 31, 2019, at 6:00 PM Leadership support for the LA Phil’s Education and Community Initiatives is provided by The Peggy Bergmann YOLA Endowment Fund, Andy & Bill Concerts LLP, Anonymous (2), The Walt Disney Company, Los Angeles Phi...
Tags: Cdc, Church, Religion, Los Angeles, Macedonia, Davis, Jesus, Johnson, Anthony, Southern California, Watts, LA Phil, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Gustavo Dudamel, Wetzel


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, March 1-8

  Zoe, the Mexican rock band and Grammy Award winners, perform on March 6 at the Hollywood Palladium. (Photo courtesy of Zoe)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   Bianchi Planetarium at Cal State Northridge: “Winter Sky” show, 7:30, and “The Search for Life in the Universe,” 8:30 p.m. March 1. Minimum age 8. Ticke...
Tags: Local News, Art, Books, Comedy, Dance, Movies, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Theater, Things to Do, Top Stories LADN


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Feb. 22-March 1

    Mayuka Yamamoto’s “Little Dog Boy,” part of “Animal Boys” exhibit opens Feb. 23 at Corey Helford Gallery in Los Angeles. (Photo courtesy of Mayuka Yamamoto)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   Conscious Life Expo: Lectures, panel discussions and workshops on body and mind alternative healing, spiritual and...
Tags: Books, Events, Local News, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Comedy, Dance, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN


LA Philharmonic’s 2020 Season: “All About Community Relevance, Social Justice, Gender Parity”

Throughout the season, the orchestra will explore the humanities, both in its core programming and related events intended to spark dialogue around the social, cultural and political themes in works performed onstage. Its Power to the People Festival, co-curated by artistic and music director Gustavo Dudamel and Herbie Hancock, addresses how music can provide solidarity and give voice in social justice movements. – Los Angeles Times
Tags: Art, Uncategorized, Herbie Hancock, SJM, Gustavo Dudamel, LA Philharmonic, 02.19.19


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Feb. 8-15

    Samantha Indrieri’s “Second Take” is part of the “Unusual Views” exhibit opening on Feb. 11 at the Sturt Haaga Gallery at Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge. (Photo courtesy Samantha Indrieri)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   Hello Kitty Cafe Truck: Fans of “Hello Kitty” products find limited-edit...
Tags: Local News, Art, Books, Comedy, Dance, Lunar New Year, Movies, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Theater, Things to Do, Top Stories LADN


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley and LA area, Feb. 1-8

  Lunar New Year celebrated on Feb. 2 at The Original Farmers Market in Los Angeles. (Photo, at the 2018 event, courtesy of The Original Farmers Market)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   Bianchi Planetarium at Cal State Northridge: “Winter Sky” show, 7:30, and “Light Years from Andromeda: A Journey Between T...
Tags: Local News, Art, Books, Comedy, Dance, Lunar New Year, Movies, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Theater, Things to Do, Top Stories LADN


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Jan. 25-Feb. 1

    Trapeze artists perform during Circus Vargas’ dress rehearsal on January 15, 2019 as the family circus prepares for their 50th Anniversary shows in Burbank through February 3. This year’s theme takes the audience back in time to the golden era of the circus. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz/ Pasadena Star-News/SCNG)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events...
Tags: Books, Events, Local News, Music + Concerts, Theater, Things to Do, Art, Comedy, Dance, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Top Stories LADN


Gustavo Dudamel, Hollywood Bowl’s Biggest Star, Gets One of His Own Down the Hill

Perusing conductor Gustavo Dudamel’s recent and upcoming schedule is enough to make anyone feel like a serious underperformer. In the past 12 months, Dudamel has guided the Los Angeles Philharmonic through half of its 100th season; made his debut with the Metropolitan Opera in New York; started an ongoing lecture/seminar series at Princeton University; toured […]
Tags: New York, News, Hollywood Walk Of Fame, Princeton University, Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Gustavo Dudamel, Metropolitan Opera, Dudamel


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Jan. 18-25

    Aspen Santa Fe Ballet perform Fernando Melo’s Dream Play on Jan. 19 at the Soraya at Cal State Northridge. (Courtesy photo by Sharen Bradford)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   Women’s March Los Angeles: Non-partisan march celebrating organizations that educate and register voters, inspire youth to perfo...
Tags: Local News, Art, Books, Comedy, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Theater, Things to Do, Top Stories LADN


James Newton Howard Stays Busy With ‘Nutcracker,’ ‘Red Sparrow’ and ‘Grindelwald’ Scores

Two of eight-time Oscar nominee James Newton Howard’s three 2018 scores involved ballet and led to collaborations with high-profile artists from the concert world. Former L.A. Philharmonic music director Esa-Pekka Salonen conducted Howard’s ballet music for “Red Sparrow,” while current Phil director Gustavo Dudamel conducted his score for “The Nutcracker and the Four Realms,” with […]
Tags: Features, James Newton Howard, Howard, Phil, Esa Pekka Salonen, Gustavo Dudamel, Grindelwald, Red Sparrow, The Nutcracker And The Four Realms, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, James Newton Howard Stays Busy With ` Nutcracker


Gustavo Dudamel, At Mid-Career

When Dudamel conducts an orchestra these days, he feels a ghost at his shoulder. The ghost belongs to his mentor, the Venezuelan conductor and educator José Antonio Abreu, who gave him both his musical training and his philosophy of life, and who had died just a few weeks earlier, in March, at age 78. “I lost Maestro physically,” Dudamel says, “but every time I do this” — he raises his hands as if he’s about to conduct — “a levare, to the orchestra, he’s there. He’s in the sound. I can hear him ...
Tags: Art, Music, Gustavo Dudamel, Dudamel, Mid Career, José Antonio Abreu, 11.01.18


Feature: What Makes Superstar Conductor Gustavo Dudamel So Good?

The Venezuelan maestro of the Los Angeles Philharmonic conjures joy in difficult times.
Tags: Music, News, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Gustavo, Gustavo Dudamel, Dudamel, Los Angeles (Calif


Gustavo Dudamel Awarded $250,000 Gish Prize

The Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize “was established in 1994 through the will of actress Lillian Gish to honor individuals who have, according to the website for the prize, ‘made an outstanding contribution to the beauty of the world and to mankind’s enjoyment and understanding of life.'” The Gish Prize Trust selected Dudamel, music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, for his work both as a conductor and in music education via the Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles project.
Tags: Art, People, Dorothy, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Gustavo Dudamel, Lillian Gish, Dudamel, Youth Orchestra of Los Angeles, 10.17.18, Gish Prize Trust


Gustavo Dudamel wins the Gish Prize, a top arts honor

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Philharmonic conductor Gustavo Dudamel has been named the recipient of a top arts prize worth approximately $250,000 for his craft and music education advocacy. The 37-year-old Venezuelan conductor will receive the 25th annual Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize during a ceremony Dec. 4 at New York’s Lincoln Center. Architect […]
Tags: New York, News, Los Angeles, Ap, Dorothy, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Gustavo Dudamel, Lillian Gish, Nation & World, Lincoln Center Architect


Things to do in the San Fernando Valley, LA area, Oct. 12-19

  Loretta Tearney Warner’s “Equus” is on exhibit on October 12 at Stephanie’s Art Gallery in La Canada Flintridge. (Photo courtesy of Loretta Tearney Warner)   There’s always something fascinating to do in the San Fernando Valley and greater Los Angeles area. Here is a sampling of entertainments this week and also save-the-date events to put on your calendar.   EVENTS   Nights of the Jack: The Halloween event includes thousands of hand-carved, illuminated jack-o-lanterns in more than 2...
Tags: Local News, Art, Books, Comedy, Dance, Events calendar, Movies, Museum, Music, San Fernando Valley, Theater, Things to Do, Top Stories LADN