Deborah Borda

Deborah Borda

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Deborah Borda, president and chief executive officer of the LA Phil, and Manuela Hoelterhoff, Bloomberg News arts and culture executive editor. Borda, who signed Gustavo Dudamel and made him and the orchestra global stars, spoke about her long days featuring two donor dinners on performance nights, the use of new media to connect with younger audiences and her friendship with architect Frank Gehry, designer of the Walt Disney Concert Hall.