Schumann & Schumann and the Tchaikovsky Spectacular with Fireworks at Hollywood Bowl

PHOTO: Adam Latham | The South Pasadenan | Hollywood Bowl shell with fireworks.
PHOTO: Adam Latham | The South Pasadenan | Hollywood Bowl shell with fireworks.

The highly awaited return of the Tchaikovsky Spectacular with Fireworks features the composer’s much-loved Romeo and Juliet and his tribute to Mozart with his delightful Rococo Variations, featuring talented cellist Sterling Elliott. The charming and witty Bramwell Tovey is on the podium and presides over the evening with the LA Phil, which concludes with the 1812 Overture, accompanied, as always, by the Bowl’s famous pyrotechnics. Friday August 6, 2021 at 8pm and Saturday August 7 at 8pm.

PHOTO: Sylvia Elzafon | South Pasadena News | Gemma New conducts the LA Phil

The Los Angeles Philharmonic with Gemma New conducting and Isata Kanneh-Mason on piano will perform a Schumann & Schumann program Thursday August 5, 2021 at 8pm. Clara Schumann finished her remarkable Piano Concerto at age 16, premiering it with Felix Mendelssohn as conductor. Our soloist Isata Kanneh-Mason championed the piece on her first recording that was devoted entirely to the composer’s piano music. Alongside Clara’s concerto is her husband Robert’s towering Third Symphony, led by New Zealand’s Gemma New, a former Dudamel Conducting Fellow.

Tickets for the entire Hollywood Bowl 2021 Summer Season are currently on sale. Tickets are available for purchase at, through the newly updated Hollywood Bowl app, in person at the Hollywood Bowl Box Office (in the Plaza, outside the Main Gate), or by phone at 323 850 2000 (noon–6pm, Mon–Fri). Ticketing assistance can be accessed by contacting

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