Tickets are still available for tomorrow night’s concert at the Hollywood Bowl. Special guests will join the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra for The Academy Celebrates The Black Movie Soundtrack — a magnificent concert featuring movie clips on the Hollywood Bowl’s big screen. The concert is one night only — Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at 8 PM. Purchase tickets here.
Grammy®-winning musician and composer Marcus Miller teams up with award-winning producer/director Reginald Hudlin for a soulful celebration of music and movies, with clips on the Bowl’s big screen. From Stormy Weather and Super Fly to Purple Rain and The Bodyguard, it will be an unforgettable evening marked by a stellar array of special guest performances.
Produced in cooperation with The Academy.
Hollywood Bowl Orchestra
Vince Mendoza, conductor
Craig Robinson, host
Bilal, special guest
Anthony Hamilton, special guest
Princess (Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Lieberum), special guests
Public Enemy, special guest
En Vogue, special guests
Lalah Hathaway, special guest
Marcus Miller, musical director
The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association, in cooperation with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, presents The Black Movie Soundtrack at the Hollywood Bowl on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at 8 PM, hosted by actor and comedian Craig Robinson.
Just added to the line-up are all-female R&B group En Vogue and soul and R&B singer Lalah Hathaway. Also joining the line-up to perform Pharell’s “Happy” are sixty elementary-aged choir students from YOLA at HOLA and YOLA at LACHSA. The program, with musical direction by Grammy-winning musician Marcus Miller with award-winning producer/director Reginald Hudlin, features a soulful celebration of music and movies, with clips on the Hollywood Bowl’s big screen. Special guests, including the previously announced Grammy-winner Anthony Hamilton; soul singer Bilal; Prince cover-band Princess, featuring SNL alum Maya Rudolph and singer-songwriter Gretchen Lieberum; and hip-hop group Public Enemy, will perform with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra conducted by Vince Mendoza.
Featured movies include Stormy Weather, Super Fly, Purple Rain, and others.
The house band will include John Beasley, Kris Bowers, Louis Cato, Paul Jackson, Jr., Wah Wah Watson and Ramon Yslas.
About YOLA at HOLA and YOLA at LACHSA Since Fall of 2007, Youth Orchestra L.A. (YOLA) has grown to serve nearly 700 students, ages 6-18, in South L.A., the Rampart District and East L.A. YOLA partners share costs and program management responsibilities. The YOLA initiative currently consists of three programs: YOLA at EXPO, YOLA at HOLA, and YOLA at LACHSA. YOLA at Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA), located in the Rampart District, serves hundreds of students with intensive after-school orchestral instruction five days a week. Classes include music creativity, singing and solfège, ensemble rehearsals, and academic tutoring daily. This holistic approach fosters a sense of community and provides the students with the opportunity to take advantage of HOLA’s exceptional programs and resources. YOLA at HOLA is a partnership between the LA Phil and Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA). YOLA at LACHSA engages 90 students, ages 8-11. High school students at the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts act as mentors to their younger YOLA counterparts. YOLA at LACHSA is a partnership between the LA Phil and the Los Angeles County High School for the Arts.
For more information please visit the official site.
The Academy Celebrates The Black Movie Soundtrack
Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at 8 PM
2301 N Highland Avenue,
Los Angeles, CA 90068
TICKETS: Tickets for the Hollywood Bowl 2014 summer season are available now here or via credit card phone order at 323.850.2000.