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Bramwell Tovey pulls off multitasking at Hollywood Bowl
Bramwell Tovey pulls off multitasking at Hollywood Bowl

It was 32 years ago this week that Leonard Bernstein brought opening week at the Hollywood Bowl into the realm of legend, conducting the Los Angeles Philharmonic in his own music plus that of Barber, Schumann and Copland — and for good measure, playing Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue." Those who were there will never forget it, and those who missed it got a taste of the experience through recordings that Deutsche Grammophon made in San Francisco a few days later. ------------ For the record: A review in the July 12 Calendar section of Bramwell Tovey leading the L.A. Philharmonic in a program of Gershwin and Bernstein at the Hollywood Bowl included a reference to...

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