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  • Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s Edinburgh International Festival Performance to be Livestreamed on August 2
  • Aug. 1, 2019
  • WHAT:

    Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil’s performance at Tynecastle Park Stadium as part of the Edinburgh International Festival on Friday, August 2, will be livestreamed beginning at 11 AM PDT / 7 PM BST.

    The performance opens the Festival and will feature classic movie music from the Golden Age of Hollywood by Korngold, Herrmann, Waxman, and a selection of scores by John Williams. Twenty-two musicians from Dudamel’s signature program YOLA (Youth Orchestra Los Angeles) and YOLA National (students from diverse regions across the U.S.) will also join the performance.

    The livestream will be available at the following links:

    Gustavo Dudamel’s YouTube channel at: youtu.be/9JNCN9UrIhk
    Edinburgh International Festival’s Facebook: facebook.com/EdintFest
    Classic FM’s Facebook: facebook.com/ClassicFM

    It will also be available via Classic FM radio on August 5 at 12 PM PDT / 8 PM BST at www.classicfm.com.

    The program includes:

    KORNGOLD “March of the Merry Men” from Robin Hood
    John WILLIAMS “Out to Sea/The Shark Cage Fugue” from Jaws
    HERRMANN Suite from Vertigo
    John WILLIAMS “Hedwig’s Theme” from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone
    John WILLIAMS “Fawkes the Phoenix” from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
    STEINER Suite from Casablanca
    John WILLIAMS Olympic Fanfare and Theme
    WAXMAN Suite from Sunset Boulevard (feat. YOLA National Institute)
    John WILLIAMS Theme from Jurassic Park
    John WILLIAMS “Adventures on Earth” from E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial
    MANCINI Theme from The Pink Panther (feat. YOLA National Institute)

    WHO:

    Los Angeles Philharmonic
    Gustavo Dudamel, conductor
    YOLA National Institute

    WHEN:

    Friday, August 2, 2019, at 11 AM PDT / 7 PM BST

    WHERE:

    Tynecastle Park Stadium
    As part of the Edinburgh International Festival

    For full artist biographies, please visit laphil.com.

    For information on YOLA, please visit here, and YOLA National, here.

    For full tour information, please visit laphil.com/tour.

     

    ABOUT THE LA PHIL

    LA Phil 100:
    Celebrating 100 years of outstanding musical achievements and looking ahead toward the next century of artistic innovation, the Los Angeles Philharmonic is presenting its Centennial season, LA Phil 100, as a showcase for the extraordinary range of the LA Phil’s artistry and an invitation for everyone to join in envisioning a future that music can help create.

    In addition to featuring the premieres of more than 50 commissioned works and presenting the LA Phil’s largest roster of artistic collaborations, LA Phil 100 incorporates major initiatives developed to invest in the future of young people and ensure that people from all the communities of Los Angeles are embraced. These initiatives include creating a permanent YOLA center, The Judith and Thomas L. Beckmen YOLA Center at Inglewood, designed by Frank Gehry; establishing the LA Phil Resident Fellows Program, which will provide musicians representing or serving historically underrepresented populations with opportunities for professional advancement; inaugurating the “100 for the 100: Be Our Guest” Free Ticket Initiative, which invites thousands of new listeners into Walt Disney Concert Hall; and undertaking a $500 Million Centennial Campaign to fund the future.

    LA Phil:
    The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, under the vibrant leadership of Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel, presents an inspiring array of music from all genres – orchestral, chamber, and Baroque music, organ and celebrity recitals, new music, jazz, world music, and pop – at two of L.A.’s iconic venues, Walt Disney Concert Hall (laphil.com) and the Hollywood Bowl (hollywoodbowl.com). The LA Phil’s season at Walt Disney Concert Hall extends from September to June, and at the Hollywood Bowl throughout the summer. With the preeminent Los Angeles Philharmonic at the foundation of its offerings, the LA Phil aims to enrich and transform lives through music, with a robust mix of artistic, learning, and community programs.

    About Edinburgh International Festival
    Edinburgh International Festival is an unparalleled, city-wide celebration of the performing arts for three weeks each August in Scotland’s capital. Created in 1947 to celebrate the human spirit and bring people together through art, the International Festival remains dedicated to creative excellence and as a point of annual cultural exchange for a global audience exceeding 400,000 per year.

    Committed to virtuosity and innovation, the International Festival presents some of the finest performers and ensembles from the worlds of dance, opera, music, and theater. It also connects with local artists and communities through a range of programs year-round. The current Festival is curated by Festival Director Fergus Linehan and takes place from 2-26 August 2019. www.eif.co.uk

  • contact:

    Sophie Jefferies, sjefferies@laphil.org, 213 972 3422