Hollywood Bowl Opening Night

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Journey Headlines a Record-Breaking Hollywood Bowl Opening to Benefit the L.A. Phil

 

The Event: Iconic rock band Journey launched the Hollywood Bowl’s 2015 summer season June 20 with a concert of the band’s hits, accompanied by the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts Choir and, for the first three numbers, YOLA, the Youth Orchestra LA.

A benefit for the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s education and community programs, the event netted proceeds reaching a record-breaking $1.6 million.

The program: Conductor Thomas Wilkins led the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra in a fanfare, as video clips breezed through previous opening nights, featuring Kristin Chenoweth, John Legend, Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler and Joe Perry, Reba McIntyre, Julie Andrews, Liza Minnelli and Bernadette Peters, among other music superstars.

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Danny DeVito then introduced…

Click here to read my whole story in the “All the Rage” section of the Los Angeles Times and scroll down the page to see more pictures.

 

Top photo: Neal Schon, left, and Arnel Pineda of Journey at the Hollywood Bowl Opening Night 2015 (Photo by Greg Grudt/ Mathew Imaging)

Second photo: Ross Valory, left, and Jonathan Cain of Journey at the Hollywood Bowl Opening Night 2015 (Photo by Greg Grudt/ Mathew Imaging)

Third photo: Danny DeVito with YOLA, the Youth Orchestra L.A. at the Hollywood Bowl Opening Night 2015 (Photo by Greg Grudt/ Mathew Imaging)

 

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Hollywood Bowl Opening Night 2015
Published July 20, 2015 – Ellen Olivier, Society News LA