Gustavo Dudamel http://wrti.org en Mark Pinto Suggests: Gustavo Dudamel & Mahler's Ninth Symphony http://wrti.org/post/mark-pinto-suggests-gustavo-dudamel-mahlers-ninth-symphony <p>The Wunderkind has come of age! Gustavo Dudamel, the young, Venezuelan conductor known for his flashy and energetic performances with the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra, and, since 2009, as music director with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, has turned in a deeply considered performance of Gustav Mahler’s profoundly personal symphonic statement. &nbsp;The recording captures the 32-year-old (31 at the time of this live concert recording) tackling repertoire conductors 20 years his senior are just now finding themselves ready to take on.</p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 16:06:50 +0000 Mark Pinto 6280 at http://wrti.org Mark Pinto Suggests: Gustavo Dudamel & Mahler's Ninth Symphony Esa-Pekka Salonen: A 21st-Century Conductor And Composer http://wrti.org/post/esa-pekka-salonen-21st-century-conductor-and-composer <p></p><p>Esa-Pekka Salonen is best known for his fruitful 17-year tenure as the music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, now led by Gustavo Dudamel. Together, with conductor Michael Tilson Thomas, Salonen is credited with putting the West Coast on the classical music map in an entirely new way. As WRTI’s Jim Cotter reports, the conductor will return to LA's Disney Hall later this year.</p><p>http://youtu.be/mbBw03Q_3zw</p><p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 10:56:28 +0000 Jim Cotter 6212 at http://wrti.org Esa-Pekka Salonen: A 21st-Century Conductor And Composer Gustavo Dudamel On The Magic Of Stravinsky's 'Crazy Music' http://wrti.org/post/gustavo-dudamel-magic-stravinskys-crazy-music This Sunday, a landmark composition of the 20th century will be webcast by NPR, and led by the quintessential 21st century conductor: 31-year-old Gustavo Dudamel, who will conduct the Los Angeles Philharmonic in Igor Stravinsky's <em>Le Sacre du printemps</em> (<em>The Rite of Spring</em>)<em>. </em>Dudamel spoke about his experience of this earthshaking piece with <em>All Things Considered</em> host Robert Siegel.<p>Dudamel says he has a "very special and beautiful" history with Stravinsky's music. Fri, 28 Sep 2012 20:08:00 +0000 NPR Music 4512 at http://wrti.org Gustavo Dudamel On The Magic Of Stravinsky's 'Crazy Music' Mahler For The People: The L.A. Philharmonic In Caracas http://wrti.org/post/mahler-people-la-philharmonic-caracas The <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15004257/los-angeles-philharmonic-orchestra" target="_blank">Los Angeles Philharmonic</a> and its conductor, <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/15329418/gustavo-dudamel" target="_blank">Gustavo Dudamel</a>, have just returned from a tour in Caracas, Venezuela, where they performed <a href="http://www.npr.org/artists/16039387/gustav-mahler" target="_blank">Gustav Mahler</a>'s 8th Symphony.<p>The music is known as the "Symphony of a Thousand," and Dudamel led a chorus of more than 1,100 together with <em>two </em>orchestras — the Philharmonic and the Simo Wed, 07 Mar 2012 19:20:09 +0000 editor 1195 at http://wrti.org Mahler For The People: The L.A. Philharmonic In Caracas Red-Hot Gustavo Dudamel: A Documentary About Classical Music's New Rock Star http://wrti.org/post/red-hot-gustavo-dudamel-documentary-about-classical-musics-new-rock-star <p>Called "the most talked-about young musician in the world" by <i>The New York Times</i> and "the most astonishingly gifted conductor I have ever come across" by Sir Simon Rattle, Gustavo Dudamel has burst onto the international music scene with a passion and fervor that is reinventing classical music. He launched his career in the Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra in his native Venezuela, and has been the ensemble's conductor for over a decade.</p><p class="legacy-audio-url">http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/national/local-national-856044.mp3</p> Wed, 19 Aug 2009 14:51:00 +0000 WRTI Staff 2192 at http://wrti.org Red-Hot Gustavo Dudamel: A Documentary About Classical Music's New Rock Star Gustavo Dudamel--PA Guild of Craftsmen--Intercultural Journeys--Commonwealth Plaza at Kimmel Center http://wrti.org/post/gustavo-dudamel-pa-guild-craftsmen-intercultural-journeys-commonwealth-plaza-kimmel-center <p>David Patrick Stearns profiles Gustavo Dudamel. The dynamic young conductor leads the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in a Kimmel Center concert on Wednesday, November 19.</p> <p>Jason Peifer explores the role and history of the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen, a 64-year-old organization dedicated to preserving and promoting fine crafts.</p> <p>Susan Lewis looks at Intercultural Journeys, a group that promotes cross-cultural understanding through music. The Intercultural Journeys ensemble has concerts coming up in Philadelphia and Harrisburg.</p> <p>Tom Keels explores changes to the Kimmel Center's Commonwealth Plaza.</p> Sat, 15 Nov 2008 15:35:00 +0000 David Patrick Stearns & Susan Lewis & Jason Peifer & Tom Keels 2047 at http://wrti.org Gustavo Dudamel--PA Guild of Craftsmen--Intercultural Journeys--Commonwealth Plaza at Kimmel Center