Hollywood Bowl Announces Opera Lineup
The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association today announced the Hollywood Bowl summer 2013 subscription series and single events for its 92nd season at the historic venue. The Hollywood Bowl is one of the most renowned summer cultural venues in the world and has been the summer home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic since 1922.
The 2013 summer season spans 14 weeks, from June to September, and features a wide variety of the world's greatest artists from all genres of music with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at its core. New subscriptions for the Hollywood Bowl 2013 summer season are available starting today and the Hollywood Bowl box office opens for single ticket sales in early May.
"Gustavo Dudamel returns for his fourth season at the Hollywood Bowl, a venue cherished by him and by the people of Los Angeles, who have made the Bowl an essential part of summer for generations," said Deborah Borda, LA Phil President and Chief Executive Officer. "This season Gustavo's programs celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Giuseppe Verdi with performances of his Requiem and a concert presentation of his renowned opera Aida. The iconic Bowl stage will also play host to an impressive lineup of guest artists from across the musical spectrum, including returning friends Michael Tilson Thomas, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Josh Groban, Kristin Chenoweth and John Williams. Herbie Hancock, entering his fourth season as Creative Chair for Jazz, and Thomas Wilkins, Principal Guest Conductor of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, also return, collaborating with an array of the world's greatest musicians.
Dudamel Conducts Aida (Aug 11) Los Angeles Philharmonic * Gustavo Dudamel, conductor Liudmyla Monastyrska, Aida * Jorge de León, Radames * Ekaterina Gubanova, Amneris * Eric Owens, Amonasro * Stefan Kocan, Ramfis * Jordan Bisch, King * Janai Brugger, High Priestess * Los Angeles Master Chorale, Grant Gershon, Music Director
Gustavo Dudamel brings Verdi's beloved story of ill-fated lovers in ancient Egypt to the Bowl with a larger-than-life performance by the LA Phil, an internationally renowned cast and the Los Angeles Master Chorale. This concert benefits the LA Phil Musicians Pension Fund.
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