John Williams at Gustavo Dudamel’s Hollywood Walk of Fame Ceremony

A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame honoring Gustavo Dudamel was unveiled Tuesday in connection with his 10th year as music and artistic director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the celebration of the philharmonic’s centennial.

John Williams and actress Helen Hunt joined Dudamel in speaking at the ceremony, which came two days before Dudamel begins conducting the philharmonic in a series of four concerts of Williams’ work.

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(Photo by Richard Shotwell)