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JOSÉ ITURBI FOUNDATION TO SPONSOR JOHN WILLIAMS: MAESTRO OF THE MOVIES


WITH GUEST SETH MACFARLANE AT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL



WHAT:
The José Iturbi Foundation
supports the Los Angeles Philharmonic as the sponsor of the John Williams: Maestro of the Movies Concert at the Hollywood Bowl on Friday, August 29 and Saturday, August 30. Williams, the incomparable film composer, returns to conduct many of his most popular hits, including music from Jurassic Park and Star Wars. This year, he is joined by special guest Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy, Ted) to pay tribute to some of the classic stars of Warner Bros. Pictures and selections from some of Williams’ beloved movie hits. Legendary concert artist José Iturbi made his first appearance as a premier performer at the Hollywood Bowl more than 50 years ago and continued to perform to sold-out audiences at the Bowl for more than four decades.

WHO:
JOHN WILLIAMS, conductor
SETH MAC FARLANE, special guest narrator

WHEN:
Friday, August 29 and Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 8:00 PM

WHERE:
HOLLYWOOD BOWL
2301 N Highland Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90068

HOW TO PURCHASE TICKETS:
Subscriptions and single tickets for the Hollywood Bowl 2014 summer season are available now at HollywoodBowl.com or via credit card phone order at 323.850.2000.

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ABOUT THE JOSÉ ITURBI FOUNDATION The José Iturbi Foundation showcases the world’s greatest classical music talent of tomorrow in conjunction with Iturbi Hollywood Concerts featuring compelling and dynamic performances in an intimate setting reflecting Hollywood’s glamour years (1930s & 1940s). Each year of the competition, the José Iturbi Foundation awards more than $250,000.00 and is the largest cash prize classical music competition in the world! Additionally, the JIF as part of its mission sponsors concerts featuring the world’s greatest and most recognizable classical musicians in an effort to inspire appreciation of classical music and live concert performances for future generations.
JoseIturbiFoundation.org Facebook: Facebook.com/JoseIturbiFoundation Twitter: @JoseIturbiMusic

ABOUT THE LOS ANGELES PHILHARMONIC ASSOCIATION The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, under the vibrant leadership of Music 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 October through May, and throughout the summer at the Hollywood Bowl. 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, education and community programs.

ABOUT THE HOLLYWOOD BOWL One of the largest natural amphitheaters in the world, with a seating capacity of nearly 18,000, the HOLLYWOOD BOWL has been the summer home of the Los Angeles Philharmonic since its official opening in 1922, and is home to the best and brightest in all genres of music. It remains one of the best deals in Los Angeles; to this day, $1 buys a seat at the top of the Bowl for many of the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s concerts. The venue offers something for everyone, from its sizzling summer evening concerts to the daytime summer arts festival for children, “SummerSounds: Music for Kids at the Hollywood Bowl,” now in its 43rd season. In February 2013, the Hollywood Bowl was named Best Major Outdoor Concert Venue for the ninth year in a row at the 24th Annual Pollstar Concert Industry Awards. The Hollywood Bowl has become synonymous with summer in Southern California.

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