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The L.A. Phil's opening gala at Disney Hall finds Dudamel & Co. in full jazz swing

A gala’s a gala.  Who can ask for anything more?  Well, critics do all the time, and so, my emails show, do at least some concertgoers who complain of same old, same old with the annual galas that begin symphony orchestra seasons the country over. The star soloists tend to be overexposed, as does,...
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