Former Olympian Bruce Jenner is Special Guest Program Includes Video Montage of Great Moments in FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, and SATURDAY, AUGUST 28, at 8:30PM August 27 sponsored by AT&T; media support provided by KRTH
Olympic History Projected onto the Bowl's Screens
August 28 is a Lexus Passionate Performance; media support provided by KCBS and KCAL
Former Olympian Bruce Jenner is Special Guest
Program Includes Video Montage of Great Moments in
FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, and SATURDAY, AUGUST 28, at 8:30PM
August 27 sponsored by AT&T; media support provided by KRTH
The program is introduced by special guest and former Olympian Bruce Jenner. A video montage highlighting great moments in Olympic history will also be projected onto the Bowl's screens to accompany the music.
Composer/conductor JOHN WILLIAMS is one of the most respected and honored composers of film and concert music, and is Laureate Conductor of the Boston Pops, where he held the post of conductor for 14 highly successful seasons. He has composed the music and served as music director for more than 100 films, and has been honored with five Oscars (he is the most nominated living person with 42 Oscar nominations, his most recent for Catch Me If You Can), three Golden Globes, four Emmys, three British Academy Awards and 18 Grammys, as well as numerous gold and platinum records. In addition to his film music, John Williams has written many concert pieces, including symphonies and concertos. His bassoon concerto, The Five Sacred Trees, was given its West Coast premiere in April 1999 by the Los Angeles Philharmonic and soloist David Breidenthal. Williams, who has conducted at the Hollywood Bowl nearly every season since his debut there in 1978, was one of the first inductees into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame in 2000. He last conducted at the Bowl in 2003.
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Friday, August 27, at 8:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 28, at 8:30 p.m.
HOLLYWOOD BOWL, 2301 N. Highland Ave. in Hollywood
John Williams: Olympic Fever
LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC
JOHN WILLIAMS, conductor
CAL STATE FULLERTON UNIVERSITY SINGERS (John Alexander, director)
BRUCE JENNER, special guest
WILLIAMS The Cowboys Overture
ARNAUD/WILLIAMS Bugler's Dream/Olympic Fanfare and Theme
WILLIAMS The Olympic Spirit
L. BERNSTEIN Olympic Hymn
WILLIAMS Call of the Champions
WILLIAMS Music from Superman
WILLIAMS Suite from Harry Potter
WILLIAMS "Dry Your Tears, Africa" from Amistad
NEWMAN/MORLEY "Cathy's Theme" from Wuthering Heights
WILLIAMS "The Raiders March" from Raiders of the Lost Ark
August 27 sponsored by AT&T; media support by KRTH
August 28 is a Lexus Passionate Performance; media support by KCBS and KCAL
Tickets ($3 - $106) are on sale now at the Hollywood Bowl Box Office, by calling Ticketmaster at 213.480.3232, at all Ticketmaster outlets (Robinsons May, Tower Records and Ritmo Latino locations), or online at HollywoodBowl.com. Groups of 12 or more may be eligible for a 20% discount, subject to availability; call 323.850-2050 for further details. For general information or to request a brochure, call 323.850.2000.
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Rachelle Roe, 213.972.7310; Sabrina Skacan, 213.972.3408; for photos: Amanda Ishak, 213.972.3409