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July 31, 2005 | Chris Pasles, Times Staff Writer
ALEXANDER Mickelthwate, the new Los Angeles Philharmonic assistant conductor, knows that any assistant's post can be a steppingstone -- or a graveyard. "I can tell you three assistant conductors that got stranded and three who actually got somewhere," the 35-year-old said during a recent post-rehearsal lunch. "People start seeing you as an assistant. How do you go from there?"
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September 2, 2006 | Chris Pasles, Times Staff Writer
Two young artists whose careers are on sure ascendancy collaborated Thursday at the Hollywood Bowl. Gilmore award-winning pianist Ingrid Fliter reprised the impressive performance she gave of Beethoven's First Concerto at Walt Disney Concert Hall in March, when she stepped in for an indisposed Martha Argerich.
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May 16, 2004 | Chris Pasles
Alexander Mickelthwate, assistant conductor of the Atlanta Symphony, has been appointed assistant conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, succeeding Yasuo Shinozaki. Mickelthwate, 33, whose tenure begins in the fall, was selected from eight finalists, narrowed from more than 150 applicants from around the world. He will serve a two-year term. Miguel Harth-Bedoya remains associate conductor.
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January 19, 2006 | Mark Swed, Times Staff Writer
ALEXANDER Mickelthwate has been a fearless assistant conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. No musical style seems to faze him. His technique is first-rate, his beat reassuringly precise. So Tuesday night, the orchestra simply threw him to the lions. The leader of the lion pack was Pierre Boulez. The confrontation took place at a Green Umbrella concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall.
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January 19, 2006 | Mark Swed, Times Staff Writer
ALEXANDER Mickelthwate has been a fearless assistant conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. No musical style seems to faze him. His technique is first-rate, his beat reassuringly precise. So Tuesday night, the orchestra simply threw him to the lions. The leader of the lion pack was Pierre Boulez. The confrontation took place at a Green Umbrella concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall.
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September 2, 2006 | Chris Pasles, Times Staff Writer
Two young artists whose careers are on sure ascendancy collaborated Thursday at the Hollywood Bowl. Gilmore award-winning pianist Ingrid Fliter reprised the impressive performance she gave of Beethoven's First Concerto at Walt Disney Concert Hall in March, when she stepped in for an indisposed Martha Argerich.
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August 6, 2005 | Mark Swed, Times Staff Writer
Here is what was new under the Hollywood Bowl shell Thursday night: Chicks have hatched somewhere near the microphones. They expect to be heard, and they did an excellent job chirping the night away. But what a symbol for an evening of youthful exuberance! A young conductor and a young pianist were making their Bowl debuts with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Technically, Alexander Mickelthwate's wasn't a debut, since he helped accompany Gladys Knight and Chaka Khan the night before.
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February 2, 2006
Phil conductor -- A Quick Takes item in Wednesday's Calendar section about Los Angeles Philharmonic assistant conductor Alexander Mickelthwate misspelled his surname as Mikelthwate.
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May 17, 2007
Rock magazine: Crawdaddy, one of the first rock music magazines, is returning as a weekly online publication, to be available Wednesdays at www.crawdaddy.com. Leading the Phil: Conductor Alexander Mickelthwate will step in for Miguel Harth-Bedoya to lead the Los Angeles Philharmonic this weekend at Walt Disney Concert Hall. Harth-Bedoya had to withdraw because of a severe flu and an ear infection. The program will remain the same.
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March 22, 2005 | Chris Pasles, Times Staff Writer
For the first time in its 84-year history, the Hollywood Bowl will have a principal guest conductor this season, Los Angeles Philharmonic Assn. officials announced Monday. Leonard Slatkin, music director of the National Symphony, will hold the initial two-year rotating post. He will lead three weeks of summer concerts, including a crossover Gershwin Festival (July 12-16) featuring Audra McDonald and Brian Stokes Mitchell in "Porgy and Bess," among other programs, as well as music by Ives (Aug.
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August 6, 2005 | Mark Swed, Times Staff Writer
Here is what was new under the Hollywood Bowl shell Thursday night: Chicks have hatched somewhere near the microphones. They expect to be heard, and they did an excellent job chirping the night away. But what a symbol for an evening of youthful exuberance! A young conductor and a young pianist were making their Bowl debuts with the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Technically, Alexander Mickelthwate's wasn't a debut, since he helped accompany Gladys Knight and Chaka Khan the night before.
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July 31, 2005 | Chris Pasles, Times Staff Writer
ALEXANDER Mickelthwate, the new Los Angeles Philharmonic assistant conductor, knows that any assistant's post can be a steppingstone -- or a graveyard. "I can tell you three assistant conductors that got stranded and three who actually got somewhere," the 35-year-old said during a recent post-rehearsal lunch. "People start seeing you as an assistant. How do you go from there?"
ENTERTAINMENT
May 16, 2004 | Chris Pasles
Alexander Mickelthwate, assistant conductor of the Atlanta Symphony, has been appointed assistant conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, succeeding Yasuo Shinozaki. Mickelthwate, 33, whose tenure begins in the fall, was selected from eight finalists, narrowed from more than 150 applicants from around the world. He will serve a two-year term. Miguel Harth-Bedoya remains associate conductor.
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February 12, 2006 | Chris Pasles
ALTHOUGH the Hollywood Bowl schedule won't be fully announced until March 8, you can get an early glimpse by going to the Los Angeles Philharmonic's website. According to an orchestra spokesman, a number of events were posted there to help past subscribers decide if they want to renew. Ditto for the information already mailed to past season ticket holders. Lots of details and surprises are to come, the press office insists.
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August 5, 2005 | Don Heckman, Special to The Times
It was obvious from the lineup that Wednesday night's Jazz at the Bowl concert wouldn't have much to do with jazz. For all their musical splendors, Gladys Knight and Chaka Khan have reached their exalted levels of popularity in a very different genre. Still, the program guide noted that Khan would be accompanied by a "jazz orchestra" led by Alexander Mickelthwate, assistant conductor of the L.A. Philharmonic. But that's not exactly how it turned out.
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