The LA Times has been reading the Philharmonic’s tax returns.
It appears that Gustavo Dudamel has broken into the million-buck pay bracket with a Philharmonic pay slip of $1,425,088, up almost 50 percent from his first season – but he’s put in many more dates.
LA Phil and Hollywood Bowl boss Deborah Borda took a more modest 9.3 percent increase, upping her salary to $1.75 million.
And the orchestra still turned in a big surplus – $5.9 million in the black.
Full results here.