The Capitol Records safehouse

One of the biggest mysteries of the evening: Why was the Oscars orchestra sequestered a few blocks down Hollywood Boulevard in a studio in the Capitol Records building? The orchestra has been in the theater for decades, and suddenly they're being treated like a cabinet member at the State of the Union. What were they moved for? To make room for bigger egos? Adele managed to get a different orchestra into the Dolby Theatre for her performance of "Skyfall."
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