The Hollywood Bowl is again. Listed below are photographs of what it was like backstage

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Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Gustavo Dudamel and the L.A. Phil will likely be performing on the Hollywood Bowl Saturday for the primary time in 18 months since COVID-19 closures.

The Bowl will open its doorways to front-line and important staff who will be capable to take pleasure in a slice of dwell music, additionally doubtless for the primary time for the reason that pandemic started.

This week, Dudamel and the L.A. Phil met to rehearse the present. We despatched our photographer Al Seib to seize the moments of a sleeping venue awakening amid a “new regular.” Right here’s what it appeared like:

Dudamel, in tennis shoes, conducts rehearsal

Dudamel conducts the L.A. Phil because the Hollywood Bowl rouses after 18 months of hibernation.

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A masked man strides past L.A. Phil equipment

Stephen Bagini, librarian for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, backstage earlier than rehearsal.

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Musicians in masks converse among their instruments

Musicians Gregory Roosa, from left, Amy Jo Rhine and Marion Kuszyk put together devices and go to within the orchestra lounge, which is now a big out of doors tent.

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A wide view of rehearsal

Dudamel conducts rehearsal on the Bowl.

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Dudamel gestures as he conducts rehearsal

An intense Dudamel conducts rehearsal.

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A violinist in a mask plays

Ingrid Chun, second violin, performs throughout rehearsal.

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Dudamel holds up his hands as he conducts rehearsal

Dudamel conducts the L.A. Phil throughout rehearsal.

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Musical instruments sit on spaced-apart folding tables

Devices wait on spaced-apart tables within the tent that now serves as orchestra lounge on the Hollywood Bowl.

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Dudamel, looking exultant, raises his arms with baton in hand

Dudamel conducts rehearsal because the Hollywood Bowl returns to life.

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Musicians play stringed instruments at the L.A. Phil

Bing Wang, affiliate concertmaster, performs through the L.A. Phil’s rehearsal.

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A close-up of bassoon reeds.

Evan Kuhlmann prepares reeds for his bassoon.

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Musicians walk out of the backstage area

Lyndon Johnston Taylor, principal second violin, from left; Teng Li, principal viola; and John Hayhurst, viola, stroll offstage.

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Dudamel conducts rehearsal with empty seats visible behind him

Dudamel conducts throughout rehearsal.

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A wide view of the Hollywood Bowl

The workforce prepares the Hollywood Bowl stage for morning rehearsal.

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Dudamel and the LA Phil Return to the Bowl

Date: Could 15, 2021 at 8:00PM
Gate time: 6:30 PM

Occasion is free and invite solely
For important and frontline staff

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