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  • Legendary Composer/Conductor John Williams Returns to the Hollywood Bowl for Two Evenings of Movie Music
  • Aug. 26, 2011
  • Special Guest James Taylor to Narrate The Reivers Suite

    FRIDAY AND SATURDAY, AUGUST 26 AND 27, 2011, AT 8:30 PM

    August 26 Media Sponsor: KFI AM 640; The August 27 Concert is Generously Sponsored by the Sunset Marquis Hotel and Villas; August 27 Media Sponsor: KCET

    WHAT:
    Five-time Academy Award-winner and renowned composer John Williams returns for his annual weekend at the Hollywood Bowl to lead the Los Angeles Philharmonic in John Williams: Maestro of the Movies, Friday and Saturday, August 26 and 27, at 8:30 p.m. The concerts feature incredible film music, including The Reivers Suite, narrated by special guest, James Taylor.

    In the world of film music, there is no more recognized voice than the incomparable John Williams. In the three decades since his Bowl debut, he has written countless beloved film scores including some of Hollywood’s most recognized and memorable themes.

    Five-time Grammy-winner James Taylor last appeared at the Hollywood Bowl in 2010 with Carole King as part of their Troubadour Reunion Tour. Taylor also narrated Aaron Copland’s popular “Lincoln Portrait” at the Bowl in 2002.

    WHO:
    LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC

    JOHN WILLIAMS, conductor

    JAMES TAYLOR, special guest narrator

    WHEN:

    Friday, August 26, 2011, at 8:30 PM

    Saturday, August 27, 2011, at 8:30 PM

    WHERE:

    HOLLYWOOD BOWL

    2301 N Highland Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90068

    TICKETS: Ticket price ranges from $11 - $123 (prices are subject to change). Tickets are currently on sale at the Hollywood Bowl Box Office (12PM – 6PM, Tuesday – Sunday); 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