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  • FLUTIST JAMES GALWAY RETURNS TO HOLLYWOOD BOWL WITH MIGUEL HARTH-BEDOYA AND LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC
  • July 30, 2002
  • TUESDAY, JULY 30 & THURSDAY, AUGUST 1 AT 8 PM

    July 30: Lexus Passionate Performance; Media Sponsors: NEWS 980, K-MOZART 105.1 FM
    August 1: United's Thursdays; Media Sponsor: K-MOZART 105.1 FM

    Associate Conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic with guest soloist Sir James Galway, who returns to the Hollywood Bowl for the first time in more than ten years, on Tuesday and Thursday, July 30 and August 1 at 8 p.m. The program opens with Strauss' tone poem, Don Juan, and continues with Galway performing William Bolcom's Lyric Concerto for flute and orchestra, which was commissioned by and written for the flutist. The program closes with Dvorák's Symphony No. 7.

    Backbeat Live pre-concert events take place at the Patio, one hour prior to the Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday concerts; free to all ticket holders. The August 1 session features KCRW's Sandra Tsing Loh interviewing Miguel Harth-Bedoya.

    Los Angeles Philharmonic Associate Conductor MIGUEL HARTH-BEDOYA is Music Director of the Fort Worth Symphony and the Auckland Philharmonia in New Zealand. As one of the most exciting young conductors in America, he has an active guest conducting schedule, which includes appearances with the New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony, Philadelphia Orchestra, Seattle Symphony, Quebec Symphony, and the Mexico National Symphony. Festival appearances include Grant Park, Tanglewood, Rencontres Musicales d'Evian in France, the Domaine Forget International Festival in Quebec, and the Musicarchitettura International Festival in Italy. Born in 1968 in Lima, Peru, Miguel Harth-Bedoya holds degrees in conducting from The Curtis Institute of Music and The Juilliard School. Harth-Bedoya last conducted at the Bowl in 2001.

    Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, flutist SIR JAMES GALWAY is internationally regarded as both a matchless interpreter of the classical repertoire and a consummate entertainer whose charismatic appeal crosses many musical boundaries. His unique sound, superb musicianship, and dazzling virtuosity have made him one of the most respected and sought-after performing artists of our time. Through his extensive worldwide tours, numerous best-selling recordings, and his frequent television and video appearances, Galway has gained an audience of millions of music lovers around the world. In 1997, Musical America named him Musician of the Year, and Queen Elizabeth knighted him earlier this year. Galway last performed at the Hollywood Bowl in 1988.

    EDITORS PLEASE NOTE:

    Tuesday, July 30 at 8 PM

    Thursday, August 1 at 8 PM


    HOLLYWOOD BOWL

    LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC

    MIGUEL HARTH-BEDOYA, conductor

    JAMES GALWAY, flute

    Strauss: Don Juan

    Bolcom: Lyric Concerto

    Dvorák: Symphony No. 7

    July 30: Lexus Passionate Performance; Media Sponsors: NEWS 980, K-MOZART 105.1 FM

    August 1: United's Thursdays; Media Sponsor: K-MOZART 105.1 FM

    Backbeat Live pre-concert events take place at the Patio, one hour prior to the Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday concerts; free to all ticket holders. The August 1 session features KCRW's Sandra Tsing Loh interviewing Miguel Harth-Bedoya.

    Tickets ($1 - $76) 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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  • contact:

    Elizabeth Hinckley, (323) 850-2047; Rachelle Roe, (323) 850-2032