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Phil Comments 0 Gustavo Dudamel rehearsing members of YOLA for their Hollywood Bowl debut in 2009. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times) Also By Mark Swed Los Angeles Times Music Critic September 26, 2013, 5:16 p.m. Gustavo Dudamel will do it again. He will begin his fifth season as Los Angeles Philharmonic music director like he did his first — offeringa free concertwith the Youth Orchestra LA, which he founded with the L.A. Phil, before going on to lead a very tony gala at Walt Disney Concert Hall. The big occasion for this year will be a celebration of Disneys 10th anniversary. What will be different, though, is that the free concert at 4 p.m. Sunday will, this time, be at Disney Hall, not the Hollywood Bowl. Since the tickets have already been distributed, the program will also be shown on a free live simulcast in Grand Park. PHOTOS: Gustavo Dudamel career in pictures What will also be different — besides the fact the YOLA players are considerably more advanced and worldly than they were five years ago (some even accompanied the L.A. Phil to London earlier this year) — is that for the first time the young musicians will sit side by side with the L.A.
1) and Andre Laplante (Feb. 15, 2014). For Ruschiensky, the quality of the artists are direct reflection of the reputation of the series. aIt doesnat get much better than that,a said Ruschiensky. aItas really a great lineup this year. Weave got those because of wonderful connections weave made over time … We didnat have to go looking for them. Iam getting more and more requests all the time from people who have heard of the series and want to participate.a The series spent its initial season at St. Cecilia before moving to Knox Metropolitan Church for the 2012-13. The first two seasons featured artists like pianist Maria Fuller, the Vancouver Chamber Choir, The Tommy Banks Trio and violinist James Ehnes. Hereas a brief look at the featured artists for 2013-14: * The New Orford String Quartet, comprised of Jonathan Crow, Andrew Wan, Eric Nowlin and Brian Manker, formed in 2009.
Rihanna performs live for fans at the first show of her Australian tour at Perth Arena on Sept. 24, 2013, in Perth, Australia. (Photo: Stefan Gosatti, Getty Images) SHARE 121 CONNECT 16 TWEET 14 COMMENTEMAILMORE An Australian crowd thought Rude Boy singer Rihanna was just plain rude when she showed up a full hour and 20 minutes late for a show Thursday night. She was supposed to be onstage at the Adelaide Entertainment Centre at 9 p.m., The Australian reported , but that didn’t happen. Some fans even gave up, choosing to leave instead. “not impressed with rhianna at all…….left concert without seeing her and she was over an hour and a half late….” tweeted Twitter user @leahmac677 . When she finally took the stage, she was greeted by boos instead of cheers from the fed-up audience. RELATED: Rihanna gets a new gun-shaped grill Though she did mention something about taking “a long, long time to get back to Australia” she had been due in from Perth, Australia, where she played a show Tuesday night that started 40 minutes late there was no apology or further explanation, according to the newspaper. “Adelaide what the (eff) … I’m finally here … and I now remember how crazy my Australian fans are,” she said to open the show. But once she got going, it seems much of the crowd was willing to put her tardy arrival behind them. “The masses started jumping from their seats turning the planned pop concert into a dance concert,” The Australian reports.
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If you have a 3D TV at home, maybe, eventually we might get there, but it needed something way more than that. And I just started thinking, “Let’s get creative,” thinking The Song Remains the Same, thinking The Wall, thinking even the Monkees movie [Head], or the Beatles . Did you watch them all to refresh your memory? Hetfield: I did not. Whatever I remembered about them was good enough. I thought, “Why don’t we go crazy with it? We’re all pretty creative, and we’re all networked in different things. We know people in the animation world and all of that. Let’s try everything.” The main character, this poor kid, must’ve really loved Metallica to not quit. Hammett: When [Dane] first looked at the script, he couldn’t make heads nor tails out of it, because there’s no dialogue. The whole script is only four or five pages long, because it’s just a description of scenes. As a viewer, you actually don’t realize that he doesn’t have any words, which shows how much you get swept into his story and what a great actor Dane is.