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L.A. Phil celebrates 100 years with gala, concert and nighttime drone display

Asked by Los Angeles Philharmonic Chief Executive Chad Smith to lead a toast to take the L.A. Phil into the next century, Gustavo Dudamel raised a glass to all those seated in the Music Center plaza, saluting the musicians, board members, L.A. Phil’s leadership past and present, the children of Youth Orchestra Los Angeles and the city of Los Angeles.

“To this wonderful orchestra, to all the musicians that make this institution what it is,” said the L.A. Phil’s music and artistic director. “To friendship — to this wonderful and beautiful connection that music makes, as we see music builds bridges. It doesn’t build borders.”

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