July 18th, 2021
 #PERFORMANCES | Hollywood Bowl – LA Phil – Day 1 – July 16

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“This feels like a beautiful, beautiful resurrection,” the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s music director Gustavo Dudamel said to the sold-out crowd at the Hollywood Bowl on Friday night (July 16).

The statement — which was met with venue-shaking cheers — served as a sigh of relief following a tumultuous year where live music came to a screeching halt amid the coronavirus pandemic, and Dudamel’s words continued to ring true throughout the night.

After the LA Phil set the tone for the night with a moving orchestral set, Christina Aguilera took the stage, sauntering up a makeshift mountain to open her return to live music with an intoxicating cover of Etta James’ classic, “At Last,” filled to the brim with the star’s mind-blowing vocal runs.


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Ronald Christopher Udasco

OMG perfect concert and the songs she still the queen can belt it out live singing so hard in a different song omg