• Gustavo Dudamel: Voices from Venezuela

  • Venezuela’s Gustavo Dudamel has quickly emerged as one of today’s most exciting figures in classical music. For the festival, Dudamel brings the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela to Carnegie Hall for a residency that includes symphonic and chamber music concerts as well as a focus on his native country’s influential El Sistema social-action educational program.

    The charismatic Dudamel and the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela thrill audiences worldwide with their ecstatic energy and contagious enthusiasm. On this series, they draw from the deep well of the Latin American classical-music tradition with music by Heitor Villa-Lobos, Silvestre Revueltas, and more.

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  • The Maestro and Orchestra
    Artistic advisors Gustavo Dudamel and Osvaldo Golijov talk about Dudamel as conductor of the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela.
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    Gustavo Dudamel and El Sistema founder Dr. José Antonio Abreu discuss the system that has transformed the lives of thousands of Venezuelan children.
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