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L.A. Phil's Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla lights a fire at Disney Hall
L.A. Phil's Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla lights a fire at Disney Hall

There is no such thing as a fluke Hollywood Bowl triumph. Given the combination of severely limited rehearsal time, amplification and summer orchestral doldrums, so much can go wrong that an outstanding conductor can easily make a poor first impression. So when a young conductor wows, as a 28-year-old newly appointed Los Angeles Philharmonic assistant conductor did at her Bowl debut last August, it's big news. Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla's reward for that rare debut was her first L.A. Phil subscription concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall on Sunday afternoon. Word was out. The hall sold out. Presenters from Chicago, New York and elsewhere came to check her out. Managers who didn't...

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