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The legendary trumpeter's final performance came at the Hollywood Bowl on August 25, 1991.
How the shell got its shape
One of Peter Lieberson’s moving songs written for his wife, based on the work of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda
For five decades, the First Lady of Song filled the Hollywood Bowl with her incomparable presence and left a lasting mark on the landscapes of...
From Blue Note jazz to funk to futuristic synthesizers, explore the tirelessly innovative career of the LA Phil's Creative Chair for Jazz, Herbie Hancock.
Gustavo Dudamel talks about what, exactly, he’s doing on stage.
One of the greatest singers of his era faced racist critics and audiences abroad and was frequently barred from performing at all in the United...
Kamasi Washington performs an excerpt from his original score to *BECOMING: An intimate portrait of Michelle Obama* – a new documentary based on the former...
Conductor Juanjo Mena leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic in the "Aquarium" movement of Camille Saint-Saëns *Carnival of the Animals*, featuring pianists Katia and Marielle Labèque.
Composer Jessie Montgomery re-imagines the “Star-Spangled Banner” for a 21st-century America
Gershwin’s famed jazz-inspired piano showpiece with the original big band orchestration
Gustavo Dudamel leads the LA Phil in the closing movement of Maurice Ravel’s *Mother Goose* Suite.
Gustavo Dudamel hosts the six-episode series highlighting unforgettable performances from the past 10 years at the Hollywood Bowl, released via PBS KCET/PBS SoCal.
Though our concert venues are silent, the LA Phil is announcing a number of new media partnerships and initiatives to keep the music going.
As a concert encore from the Hollywood Bowl, Gustavo Dudamel conducts John Philip Sousa's march "The Liberty Bell," which has featured everywhere from presidential inaugurations...
Performing “Heaven” and “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands”
John Legend, the Dap-Kings, and the LA Phil perform Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going On” in 2014. The tribute concert to Gaye’s 1971 album of the...
Gustavo Dudamel leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic in the first movement of Beethoven's "Pastoral" Symphony at the Hollywood Bowl on August 21, 2018.
Thomas Lauderdale’s big band captivates the Bowl.
Gustavo Dudamel leads the LA Phil at the Bowl in the final movement of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 4.
Created in partnership with the LA Phil, KCRW’s World Festival has been bringing in an eclectic array of artists from across the globe to the...
Gustavo Dudamel leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic in "Mars" from Gustav Holst's *The Planets.*
Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic in selections from Tchaikovsky's *Swan Lake.*
Selection from the final movement of Beethoven's Symphony No. 9.
Three young finalists took to the Hollywood Bowl stage with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Ray Chen.
Watch the group open their 2017 concert at the Hollywood Bowl.
Conductor Emertirus Zubin Mehta leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic.
Choice cuts from the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra’s Principal Conductor.
John Williams’ historic association with the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Hollywood Bowl is legendary. You’re sure to find more than one of your favorite...
From classical nights with the LA Phil to Weekend Spectaculars with massive stars, here’s who’s playing the Bowl this summer. \ ***Please note: The Hollywood...
John Williams' relationship with the orchestra began a long time ago, in a venue not too far away.
Screenwriter and director Reginald Hudlin and Grammy-winning musician Marcus Miller talk about the cinema, music, and how they put the Black Movie Soundtrack evening together.
Get down with Nile Rodgers & CHIC – and some of the greatest songs of the disco era.
In 1936, William Grant Still made history with the LA Phil.
While in Los Angeles, Stravinsky became a frequent conductor of the LA Phil both downtown and at the Hollywood Bowl.
Watch as Gustavo Dudamel shares his vision for a world in which young people are enriched by music education.
Our Music & Artistic Director shines in his recordings with the orchestra.
YOLA’s Lili Morales remembers her first time on stage at the Hollywood Bowl.
Look back at the first 10 years of Gustavo Dudamel's tenure as Music & Artistic Director in this video retrospective.
A conversation with Gustavo Dudamel and YOLA student Liliana Morales, featured in the "LA Phil 100 Past/Forward" book.
Mayor Eric Garcetti and Gustavo Dudamel reflect on what CDMX means to them.
Pete Souza of Pyro Spectaculars sparks our imagination.
Watch as 96 YOLA musicians joined the LA Phil on tour in Mexico City.
Why do orchestras go to such extraordinary lengths to tour?
McCoy was tapped by the Board and LA Phil leadership to help spearhead the massive renovation and rehabilitation of the Bowl's facilities, beginning in the...
The iconic shape of the Bowl has been many years in the making. Take a look at the evolving history of the familiar shell.
Take a tour of a side of the Bowl many never see.
Explore a view of the Bowl you won’t see anywhere else.
As thousands of Angelenos pour into the Hollywood Bowl, most will pass beneath the kind and watchful gaze of the three muses, perched atop a...
Zubin Mehta's long, influential path.
Founded in 1919 and the summer home of the LA Phil since 1922, the Hollywood Bowl has played a starring role in film, and film...
The LA Phil's history of performing and presenting jazz music goes back to the dawn of the Jazz Age itself.
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