Review: Manfred Honeck Coaxes a Burnished Sound From the New York … – New York Times


New York Times

Review: Manfred Honeck Coaxes a Burnished Sound From the New York ...
New York Times
Aside from performances of Claude Vivier's “Orion,” when he led the orchestra as a very late substitute for Gustavo Dudamel last year, his four appearances with the ensemble have involved nothing written after World War I. Whether that's what the ...

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Gustavo Dudamel, Gabriela Montero sound 2 different notes on Venezuela – Los Angeles Times


Gustavo Dudamel, Gabriela Montero sound 2 different notes on Venezuela
Los Angeles Times
"This is quite simply the future of music," Berlin Philharmonic music director Simon Rattle famously exclaimed in 2004 after conducting a student orchestra in Venezuela. Gustavo Dudamel, whom Rattle made an assistant conductor in Berlin, has gone on to ...

The National’s Bryce Dessner Celebrates Premiere of New Symphonic Work – Hollywood Reporter


Hollywood Reporter

The National's Bryce Dessner Celebrates Premiere of New Symphonic Work
Hollywood Reporter
Dudamel, Dessner & Glass will feature a world premiere double piano concerto by Philip Glass, and Quilting, a world premiere symphonic work by Dessner, both under the baton of Gustavo Dudamel. “To have a work being played twice by the LA Phil, ...

Spare Times for Children for May 29-June 4 – New York Times


New York Times

Spare Times for Children for May 29-June 4
New York Times
(Saturday) Taking the joys of music instruction to children in impoverished communities has been the goal of El Sistema, the groundbreaking Venezuelan program that produced the conductor Gustavo Dudamel and other luminaries of the classical world.

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19 Best Things to Do in LA This Week – LA Weekly


LA Weekly

19 Best Things to Do in LA This Week
LA Weekly
Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Phil in the world premiere of electric guitarist/composer Steven Mackey's Mnemosyne's Pool, a heavily percussive orchestration inspired by the titular Greek goddess of memory, which highlights the role of memory in musical ...

Berlin Philharmonic’s musicians unable to agree upon conductor to succeed … – Alaska Highway News


Berlin Philharmonic's musicians unable to agree upon conductor to succeed ...
Alaska Highway News
The secrecy of the vote for Rattle's successor has produced widespread speculation as to who might be chosen, including Boston Symphony Orchestra music director Andris Nelsons, Los Angeles Philharmonic music director Gustavo Dudamel, Staatskapelle ...

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Change through art: Latin America’s other revolution – Yahoo News UK


Change through art: Latin America's other revolution
Yahoo News UK
Gustavo Dudamel began his career conducting Venezuela's Youth Orchestra. Ballet dancers and choreographers such as Alicia Alonso and Julio Bocca make their mark in Havana and Buenos Aires, New York and Madrid. Oscar Niemeyer's architecture in ...

Immigration and the drought: How many newcomers can California tolerate? – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Immigration and the drought: How many newcomers can California tolerate?
Los Angeles Times
First, Elon Musk: Finish packing that U-Haul, Sparky, you're out of here. Next, Gustavo Dudamel: Hey, Gus, is that a real baton or a cleverly disguised divining rod? And how about Ozzy Osbourne? Sorry Oz, even your wife Sharon can't get you out of this ...

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Is the Dublin International Piano Competition lagging behind? – Irish Times


Irish Times

Is the Dublin International Piano Competition lagging behind?
Irish Times
Payare, like one of the hottest conductors on the planet, Gustavo Dudamel, is a product of Venezuela's El Sistema orchestra scheme. He's relatively young (born 1980), dynamic, colourful and athletic: all the things, in terms of conducting, that the ...

Los Angeles Philharmonic to close with ‘Next on Grand’ performances – The San Gabriel Valley Tribune


Los Angeles Philharmonic to close with 'Next on Grand' performances
The San Gabriel Valley Tribune
Even the Phil knows that new music has a limit when it comes to selling tickets, so when music director Gustavo Dudamel takes the podium next weekend he will lead alternating concerts. On Thursday and Saturday, Dudamel will conduct the Phil in the ...

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Los Angeles Philharmonic to close with ‘Next on Grand’ performances – LA Daily News


Los Angeles Philharmonic to close with 'Next on Grand' performances
LA Daily News
Even the Phil knows that new music has a limit when it comes to selling tickets, so when music director Gustavo Dudamel takes the podium next weekend he will lead alternating concerts. On Thursday and Saturday, Dudamel will conduct the Phil in the ...

5 Hidden Gems In LA – LAist


5 Hidden Gems In LA
LAist
Watch the video below to see some other quintessential Los Angeles experiences including Gustavo Dudamel leading the L.A. Philharmonic and a vending machine dispensing a cupcake. Don't forget to tell us your unique #LAStory by submitting your favorite ...

Tocando, music and community – El Paso Inc.


El Paso Inc.

Tocando, music and community
El Paso Inc.
Thanks to the El Paso Symphony Orchestra's innovative Tocando Community Music Program for elementary school students, our city has is part of an exciting global movement in music education. The program at Hart Elementary School is inspired by Venezuela ...

Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre – LA Downtown News Online


LA Downtown News Online

Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre
LA Downtown News Online
Also in the mix is the ubiquitous Gustavo Dudamel, who leads the orchestra in a little Philip Glass on Thursday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Just as exciting are programs on Friday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. featuring the world of rock-inspired, guitar ...

Remarkable ‘Ode,’ Next on Grand, peeking at ballerinas – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Remarkable 'Ode,' Next on Grand, peeking at ballerinas
Los Angeles Times
Dessner's “Quilting,” commissioned by the L.A. Phil, is a highlight of the orchestra's Next on Grand festival of new music, and it will be performed Thursday and Saturday, conducted by Gustavo Dudamel. Dessner is not unaware of his good fortune: "The ...

The maestro of all he surveys – The Sunday Times


The Sunday Times

The maestro of all he surveys
The Sunday Times
He returns there in January 2016, playing both of Brahms's epic concertos back to back, with Gustavo Dudamel's Simon Bolivar Orchestra, and he's at this year's Proms with his West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, playing Beethoven's triple concerto with an ...

Kidznotes uses music for change with concerts in Triangle – News & Observer (blog)


News & Observer (blog)

Kidznotes uses music for change with concerts in Triangle
News & Observer (blog)
In 1975, musician/activist Jose Antonio Abreu founded El Sistema in the impoverished Venezuelan capital city of Caracas. The goal was ... Kidznotes students play regular concerts on their own as well as alongside grownup groups like the NCO Orchestra.

Dudamel plants seeds for the future with De Falla and flamenco – Los Angeles Times


Billboard

Dudamel plants seeds for the future with De Falla and flamenco
Los Angeles Times
Last week at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Gustavo Dudamel conducted the first performance of a major new work by Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho. Next week, he will premiere three Los Angeles Philharmonic commissions, this time by three generations of ...
Siudy Garrido & Company Shine at LA Philharmonic's 'Falla & Flamenco With ... Billboard

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Bryce Dessner talks about ‘double life’ as both classical and rock musician – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Bryce Dessner talks about 'double life' as both classical and rock musician
Los Angeles Times
Dessner will be in the audience at Walt Disney Concert Hall on May 28, listening to Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic play the world premiere of "Quilting," a 17-minute orchestral score. The piece will be bookended by work by Pulitzer ...

Siudy Garrido & Company Shine at LA Philharmonic’s ‘Falla & Flamenco With … – Billboard


Billboard

Siudy Garrido & Company Shine at LA Philharmonic's 'Falla & Flamenco With ...
Billboard
Gustavo Dudamel seemed as comfortable and in command of his orchestra as ever, starting with the first of the three acts, Falla's “Suite No. 2” from “El Sombrero de Tres Picos” (The Three-Cornered Hat). The 34-year-old Venezuelan wunderkind, who began ...