Domingo, Midori, Glass Open California’s New Segerstrom Hall

Segerstrom_Hall.jpgBy David Mermelstein [, 18 September 2006]
Sept. 18 (Bloomberg) — The $200 million Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall in Southern California opened over the weekend with two gala concerts featuring tenor Placido Domingo, violinist Midori and new works by Philip Glass and William Bolcom — not to mention canapes, Champagne and a seemingly endless red carpet to welcome Orange County’s music-loving elite to the curvy, glass-fronted hall.