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The conductor of the L.A. Philharmonic, Gustavo Dudamel, combined our local symphonic group with the Simón Boliver Orchestra of Venezuela in playing Mahler's Eighth Symphony, called 'Symphony of a Thousand."
There I was with one of my best friends from cooking school. and we were in charge of serving 1,600 fancy, famous people dinner after the awards ceremony. For crying out loud, we were at the Oscars.