Carnegie Hall Presents

Voices from Venezuela

Venezuela’s Gustavo Dudamel has quickly emerged as one of today’s most exciting figures in classical music, thrilling audiences with his ecstatic energy and contagious enthusiasm. Dudamel brings the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela to Carnegie Hall for a residency that captures the passion of the Latin American tradition in a series that features works by some of the finest composers from the region. 

Series Events

Friday, December 7, 2012 | 8 PM
Venezuelan Brass Ensemble
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Venezuelan Brass Ensemble
    Thomas Clamor, Conductor

Program

  • GIANCARLO CASTRO Grand Fanfare
  • BERNSTEIN Selections from Symphonic Dances from West Side Story
  • GIANCARLO CASTRO Llegada de un noble maestro
  • CALDERELLA AND SCARPINO Canaro en Paris (arr. José Carli)
  • ABREU Tico-Tico no fubá (arr. Jhon Iveson)
  • AGUIRRE Amalia (arr. Fernando Ruiz)
  • GIANCARLO CASTRO Walking Faster
  • FÉLIX MENDOZA Guerra de secciones

  • Encores:
  • GERSHWIN "I Got Rhythm"
  • TRAD. "O Come, all ye Faithful"
Monday, December 10, 2012 | 8 PM
Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
    Gustavo Dudamel, Music Director and Conductor

Program

  • CHÁVEZ Sinfonía india
  • ORBÓN Tres versiones sinfónicas
  • REVUELTAS La noche de los Mayas

  • Encores:
  • ARTURO MÁRQUEZ La Conga del Fuego Nuevo
  • GUTIERREZ "Alma Llanera"
  • BERNSTEIN "Mambo" from West Side Story
Revueltas's Sensemayá
Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela | Gustavo Dudamel, Music Director and Conductor
Deutsche Grammophon
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 | 8 PM
Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
  • Gustavo Dudamel, Music Director and Conductor
  • Idwer Álvarez, Tenor
  • Gaspar Colón, Baritone
  • Westminster Symphonic Choir
    Joe Miller, Conductor

Program

  • ESTEBAN BENZECRY Chaac (Maya Water God) from Rituales Amerindios
  • VILLA-LOBOS Chôros No.10
  • ESTÉVEZ Cantata criolla

  • Encores:
  • GINASTERA "Malambo" from Estancia
  • BERNSTEIN "Mambo" from West Side Story
  • GUTIERREZ "Alma Llanera"
Villa-Lobos's Chôros No. 10
Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela | Eduardo Mata, Conductor
Dorian Recordings

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