The Los Angeles Philharmonic is the envy of the classical music world. It has the largest budget of any symphony in America. Conductor Gustavo Dudamel is renowned for his passion and zest, and its two home stages — at Disney Hall and the Hollywood Bowl — are attractions in themselves. But can the L.A. Phil maintain its success? In this series, The Times examines how the L.A. Phil rose to prominence, and the challengesthat lie ahead for an organization that bears little resemblance to the population that surrounds it — and that must find new ways to appeal to younger generations.
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