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Photograph article dated January 23, 1959 partially reads, "It was love at first sight. When the people of Los Angeles met their new Music Center last night, they couldn't express their gratitude, pleasure and enthusiasm enough. 'It's magnificent. It's unbelievable,' exclaimed first-nighters as they strolled up and down the center spiral staircase past the mirrored walls and beneath the numerous shimmering crystal chandeliers before the performance. As they entered the auditorium of the Pavilion with its symmetrical balconies and plush seats, they further expressed their amazement." Photograph caption reads, "Couples arriving early for opening are, from left, Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Willoughby, Tarzana; Mr. and Mrs. David Frisina, Sherman Oaks, and Supervisor and Mrs. Warren M. Dorn. Willoughby is president of the San Fernando Valley Symphony Association, while his wife is president of the Cadenzas, the association's women's auxiliary. Frisina is concert master of the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra."; See images #00127713 through #00127721 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 15 cm. Photographic prints
00127715 ValleyÂ Times Collection HCNVT_d033_f14_i11 CARL0005452723 http://220.127.116.11/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/59537
Dorn, Warren M Dorn, Warren M.--Family Dorothy Chandler Pavilion (Los Angeles, Calif.) Music Center of Los Angeles County Celebrations--California--Los Angeles Music-halls--California--Los Angeles Concerts--California--Los Angeles Evening gowns--California--Los Angeles Women--California--Los Angeles Men--California--Los Angeles Downtown Los Angeles (Los Angeles, Calif.) Bunker Hill (Los Angeles, Calif.) Group portraits Portrait photographs Valley Times Collection photographs