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Barbra Streisand sets Hollywood Bowl date for concert tour

September 17, 2012|By David Ng
  • Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times
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Babs is coming to the Bowl. 

As part of her 2012 concert tour -- her first in five years -- Barbra Streisand has added a performance at the Hollywood Bowl on Nov. 9. The 8 p.m. concert is the only scheduled Los Angeles stop on the tour.

The concert is expected to feature the 70-year-old singer performing some of her most famous numbers, as well as appearances by jazz trumpeter Chris Botti and the operatic pop tenor group Il Volo. 

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Streisand's tour includes stops in Philadelphia, Brooklyn, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Chicago, Vancouver, Las Vegas and San Jose. 

The Streisand concert is a lease event, so isn't part of the L.A. Philharmonic's Bowl season, which is set to conclude later this month.

Streisand has performed at the Bowl before, including a 1967 concert: "An Evening with Barbra Streisand."

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