May 20, 2006 |
The often-floated idea that symphonic film music needs more exposure just doesn't wash. Thanks to multiplexes and DVDs, more people hear the symphonic music of John Williams than Mozart and Beethoven combined. Such ensembles as the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, the Henry Mancini Institute Orchestra and regional outfits regularly, even lovingly, play film scores of past and present.
June 30, 2003 |
The Hollywood Bowl season opened Friday night with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Assn.'s 4th annual Hall of Fame Gala, once again celebrating the induction of a group of artists into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame. Three of the acts -- singer Roger Daltrey (of the rock band the Who), the Smothers Brothers comedy-music duo and Broadway diva Patti Lupone -- were on hand to perform.
September 16, 1999 |
John Hendrik teGroen, a drummer, bandleader and musicians union executive who organized concerts for servicemen during World War II and helped rescue the financially foundering Hollywood Bowl, has died. He was 94. TeGroen died Friday in Los Angeles, said his daughter, Claire teGroen.
June 26, 2000 |
The summer season at the Hollywood Bowl kicked off in spectacular fashion Friday with the annual opening night gala, a program celebrating the past and presaging the future of the fabled venue. And although the concert wasn't scheduled to begin until 8:30 p.m, by 7 p.m. a full-house crowd had already started the festivities with catered dinners in the box area and free-floating picnicking in the upper tiers.