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L.A. Philharmonic Opens 2019 Season With Some Modern American Chestnuts

The Los Angeles Philharmonic warms up for its 2019-2020 season. Photograph by Larry Harnisch / LADailymirror.com Under the baton of Gustavo Dudamel, the Los Angeles Philharmonic opened the 2019-20 season last night with a concert of familiar light classics. The … Continue reading

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April 8, 1958

Above, Al Jolson in blackface as the lead in "Porgy and Bess" while African Americans play all the other roles? Now there’s a casting idea that takes my breath away. Philip Scheuer interviews Ira Gershwin and notes that the lyricist … Continue reading

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