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Alfred Hertz conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic in the first official concert season of "Symphonies Under the Stars." Hertz conducts over 100 concerts between 1922 and 1934.
First radio broadcasts from Hollywood Bowl. The Los Angeles Philharmonic is the first major symphony orchestra in the United States to broadcast an entire concert on the radio.
West Coast premiere of Stravinsky's Le Sacre du printemps, conducted by Eugene Goosens.
Memorial concert for George Gershwin featuring Jose Iturbi, Oscar Levant, Lily Pons, Fred Astaire, Al Jolson, Anne Brown and Todd Duncan from the original cast of Porgy & Bess, conductors Otto Klemperer, Charles Previn, and others.
Sergei Rachmaninoff performs his own Piano Concerto No. 2 at the Hollywood Bowl.
Leopold Stokowski appointed Hollywood Bowl Symphony's first Music Director.
West Coast premiere of Mahler's monumental Symphony No. 8 conducted by Eugene Ormandy.
Otto Klemperer conducts the 1,000th concert at Hollywood Bowl, a performance of Beethoven's Ninth Symphony.
Festival of the Americas: Bernstein and Chavez conduct works by American composers, plus jazz, musical theater, and Martha Graham Dance Company.
Stravinsky's 80th birthday celebrated at the Bowl.
New York Philharmonic, conducted by Leonard Bernstein, presents three concerts at the Bowl with pianist André Watts in his Bowl debut, and the Brahms Double Concerto played by Jascha Heifetz and Gregor Piatigorsky.
Fireworks synchronized with music begin at the Bowl with the Tchaikovsky Spectacular.
"Marathon" concerts held at the Bowl throughout the 1970s attract younger and more diverse audiences to the Bowl. Six-hour events based on themes or composers, i.e. Baroque Marathon, Beethoven Marathon, Stravinsky Marathon.
Los Angeles Philharmonic Institute founded by Leonard Bernstein and Ernest Fleischmann, to provide world-class training for young instrumentalists and conductors.
Olympics Gala with Morton Gould, Michael Tilson Thomas conducting.
Founding of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra with John Mauceri as principal conductor.
Esa-Pekka Salonen becomes Music Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
Valery Gergiev conducts the Kirov Orchestra in a one-week residency at the Bowl.
Peter Sellars directs Ligeti's Clocks and Clouds, with Esa-Pekka Salonen conducting.
Leonard Slatkin appointed first Principal Guest Conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl. Slatkin's father, Felix Slatkin, made his Bowl debut as a violinist in 1935 and conducted the Hollywood Bowl Symphony on many recordings in the 1950s.
World premiere choreography for Esa-Pekka Salonen's Foreign Bodies.