Gustavo Dudamel

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Mahler: Symphonies 1-10 review | Andrew Clements's classical album of the week
This mammoth undertaking, of all of Mahler’s symphonies with different conductors over the last decade, brings variable musical results

Andrew Clements

18, Feb, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Can a trippy VR film bring classical music to a new generation?
Venezuelan conductor Gustavo Dudamel opens virtual reality film Symphony in Madrid

Sam Jones in Madrid

22, Dec, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Ives: Complete Symphonies review | Andrew Clements's classical album of the week
The conductor and his orchestra express the transcendental immensity of Ives, especially in a glorious Fourth Symphony

Andrew Clements

27, Aug, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Los Angeles Philharmonic/ Dudamel; Orphée review – glitz meets gravitas
The combined forces of the LA Phil, Gustavo Dudamel and Yuja Wang delivered glittering virtuosity. And ENO gets it right at last

Fiona Maddocks

23, Nov, 2019 @12:00 PM

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Edinburgh festival sets contemporary tone amid 'darker' political themes
Director says 2019 lineup reveals artists’ attempts ‘not to go mad in the world at the moment’

Severin Carrell Scotland editor

27, Mar, 2019 @10:00 AM

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LA Philharmonic/Dudamel review – bold, but tending towards bluntness
A colourful programme that included Salonen’s Pollux didn’t always play to Dudamel’s strengths

Erica Jeal

03, May, 2018 @10:42 AM

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The John Adams Edition CD review – Berlin's lavish homage to an American great
This extensive Berlin Phil set is a treat, with some of Adams’s most substantial compositions given fine performances under the batons of the composer himself, Simon Rattle and Kirill Petrenko

Andrew Clements

29, Nov, 2017 @3:02 PM

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Time to take a stand for Venezuela’s El Sistema | Marshall Marcus
President Maduro’s cancellation of conductor Gustavo Dudamel’s tour is a clear bid to weaponise the country’s greatest export, its musical education programme

Marshall Marcus

23, Aug, 2017 @2:01 PM

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Why are Venezuela's ‘miraculous’ musicians silent about the crisis?
Amid the ongoing political turbulence, dissatisfaction with the state-funded music programme is growing as few musicians speak out against regime

Geoffrey Baker

11, Jul, 2017 @1:00 PM

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Gustavo Dudamel attacks Venezuelan president Maduro: 'Enough is enough'
LA Philharmonic director speaks out against president and urges government in his home country to ‘listen to the people’

Virginia López in Caracas

04, May, 2017 @9:05 PM

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Simón Bolívar SO/Dudamel review – Venezuela's finest on world-class form
Finely judged Ravel shone alongside vivid works by South American composers in a Prom that highlighted the orchestra’s fluid excellence

George Hall

05, Sep, 2016 @11:02 AM

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Berlin Phil: Europa Concerts 1991-2015 DVD review – a set of special things to savour
A quarter century of broadcast Europa Concerts are brought together in this extensive DVD set that features some exceptional performances

Andrew Clements

22, Jun, 2016 @2:00 PM

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