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L.A.'s rich tradition of new music carries on
L.A.'s rich tradition of new music carries on

Just as Hollywood stars are asked not to age, Los Angeles seems as though it will never lose its reputation as a town without a past. We came on the scene late culturally and believe ourselves always capable of reinvention. Tradition? That's so "Fiddler on the Roof." In the last few months we have celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. They are new kids on the block compared with, say, New York's Carnegie Hall and Metropolitan Museum of Art, which are respectively 74 and 93 years older. The Los Angeles Philharmonic, which turns 100 in 2019, is the youngest of the major American orchestras, so, of course, it...

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