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  • Leonard Slatkin Leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic in Two Concerts at the Hollywood Bowl
  • Aug. 24, 2010
  • The Classical Tuesday and Thursday Concerts Respectively Feature Hollywood Bowl Hall of Famers Sarah Chang and Sir James Galway

    TUESDAY, AUGUST 24, 2010, AT 8 PM

    THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 2010, AT 8 PM

    August 24 Media Sponsors: Korea Times, KUSC; The August 26 Concert is Generously Supported by Pasadena Showcase House for the Arts

    WHAT:

    Former Principal Guest Conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl Leonard Slatkin returns for a pair of programs, Tuesday, August 24, at 8 p.m. and Thursday, August 26, at 8 p.m. For the Tuesday program Slatkin is joined by Hollywood Bowl Hall of Famer violinist Sarah Chang performing Shostakovich’s Violin Concerto No. 1. The all-Shostakovich program also includes Tahiti Trot and the powerful Symphony No. 5.

    The second half of the Thursday program features Sir James Galway performing Mozart’s Flute Concerto No. 2 and Bach’s Badinerie from Suite No. 2, as well as Doppler’s Rigoletto Fantasy with Lady Jeanne Galway. The first half of the program includes Mozart’s Magic Flute Overture, Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun and Piston’s Incredible Flutist Suite.

    Internationally-acclaimed conductor Leonard Slatkin served as Principal Guest Conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl for three seasons. Currently, he is the Music Director of the Detroit Symphony Orchestra and the Principal Guest Conductor of the Pittsburgh Symphony, and he was recently named Music Director of the Orchestre National de Lyon, France, beginning in the 2011/12 season.

    Sarah Chang is recognized the world over as a captivating and gifted performer. One of the most remarkable prodigies of any generation, Chang has matured into a young artist noted for her musical insight, technical virtuosity, and emotional range.

    Sir James Galway, “The man with the golden flute,” has inspired countless flutists and music lovers throughout the world. The former Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame inductee frequently collaborates with his wife, Lady Jeanne Galway.

    Complete programs:



    Tuesday, August 24

    ALL-SHOSTAKOVICH



    Tahiti Trot

    Violin Concerto No. 1

    Symphony No. 5



    Thursday, August 26

    MOZART Magic Flute Overture

    DEBUSSY The Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun

    PISTON The Incredible Flutist Suite

    MOZART Flute Concerto No. 2

    DOPPLER Rigoletto Fantasy

    BACH Badinerie from Suite No. 2

    WHO:

    Tuesday, August 24

    LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC

    LEONARD SLATKIN, conductor

    SARAH CHANG, violin



    Thursday, August 26

    LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC

    LEONARD SLATKIN, conductor

    SIR JAMES GALWAY, flute

    LADY JEANNE GALWAY, flute

    WHEN:

    Tuesday, August 24, 2010, 8 PM

    Thursday, August 26, 2010, 8 PM

    WHERE:

    HOLLYWOOD BOWL

    2301 North Highland Avenue, Hollywood, CA 90068

    HOW TO PURCHASE:

    Tickets are on sale now at HollywoodBowl.com, at the Hollywood Bowl Box Office (12pm – 6pm, Tues. – Sun.), via credit card phone order at 323.850.2000, or through Ticketmaster. Groups of 10 or more may call 323.850.2050 for information about special rates, subject to availability.

  • contact:

    Sophie Jefferies, 213.972.3422, sjefferies@laphil.org; Lisa White, 213.972.3408, lwhite@laphil.org