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Peter Rofé has been a bassist with the Los Angeles Philharmonic since 1986. He began his orchestral career as the principal bassist with the San Diego Symphony and the San Diego Opera and held those posts for fourteen years. He also recently started a YouTube Channel where he sings and play bass with arrangements of classic songs.
We talk about Peter’s background, what it was like playing in the San Diego Symphony, his move to the LA Phil, the evolution of the LA Phil contracts over the years and his role in negotiating them, how orchestras have fared during the pandemic, the inspiration to launch his YouTube Channel, and much more.
Enjoy, and be sure to check out Peter’s great arrangements on YouTube!
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