Tag: Los Angeles Philharmonic

Warner Henry, remembered: Local luminary, a founder of LA Opera, died Aug. 1

Warner Henry, remembered: Local luminary, a founder of LA Opera, died Aug. 1

| September 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

He was a larger-than-life personality, a man of dramatic contrasts. His favorite artists were Claude Monet and Hieronymus Bosch. He was a connoisseur of the world’s finest wines, but his favorite meal included meat loaf. His always-ready wit and sense of humor covered a very deep seriousness, like his preferred president, Ronald Reagan. In his […]

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The Behymer Family in Hancock Park, Brookside and Windsor Square

The Behymer Family in Hancock Park, Brookside and Windsor Square

| December 4, 2019 | 0 Comments

In last month’s Larchmont Chronicle, Larchmont Blvd. resident John Donley suggested that Chronicle readers might enjoy seeing periodic profiles of “someone in the neighborhood in which we’d get to know that person….” In this issue, because 1919 is the centennial of the founding of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, we are profiling a local family […]

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Book chronicles Philharmonic leaders

Book chronicles Philharmonic leaders

| November 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

Long before the humble star power of Gustavo Dudamel. Before the flamboyant and youthful Zubin Mehta. Before them both was the early orchestra’s eccentric founder William Andrews Clark, Jr. The philanthropist was often not accepted by high society (showing up at breakfast naked raised some eyebrows, for instance). Clark loved music, though, and he would […]

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Turning 100 in style … car-free

Turning 100 in style … car-free

| August 30, 2018 | 0 Comments

Pedal, scoot, walk or hop on the Metro when CicLAvia comes to town, taking over eight miles of city streets in a carnival-style party, car-free, Sun., Sept. 30 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. “Celebrate LA! LA Phil 100 x CicLAvia” will take Angelenos on a lengthy route from Walt Disney Concert Hall to the […]

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Howard hits the beat for the LA Phil

Howard hits the beat for the LA Phil

| July 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

A local resident has been tapped for the coveted position of principal percussionist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Matthew Howard will replace Raynor Carroll, who is retiring after 32 years with the orchestra. Born and raised in Brookside, Howard attended Hamilton High Music Academy. He went on to earn his undergraduate degree at USC Thornton […]

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