What could be better than enjoying wine and cheese (and maybe some fried chicken) while listening to music under the stars with 17,000 of your closest friends? The first season of the Hollywood Bowl began in 1922 with conductor Alfred Hertz and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Many great performers have graced its stage over the years since including Billie Holiday, Elton John and Andrea Bocelli. What’s in store for 2011? Gustavo Dudamel returns, Dolly Parton and Sarah McLachlan grace the stage for the first time and there is a special guest who may make you say, “I wish” I had a seat. Summer in Los Angeles isn’t complete without at least one night at the Bowl, tune in and you’ll almost feel the wooden benches underneath and the stars overhead.
Arvind Manocha, Chief Operating Officer, Los Angeles Philharmonic Association