Archive for the 'la phil' tag

Video: Music Directors Discuss Challenges and Opportunities

With so many changes afoot in the American orchestral world, what do music directors see as particular challenges and opportunities? Read more

Podcast – Chapter Two: Personal Stories, featuring Gustavo Dudamel

The second chapter in our podcast series is about personal stories, those intimate connections between a student and a teacher that, like a pebble in a pond, send waves radiating outward. Few stories are more compelling or influential than that of Gustavo Dudamel, the Venezuelan-born...
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Video: Gustavo Dudamel – Music Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic – on Community

In his keynote at our first live event, Gustavo Dudamel, Music Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, talked about Community and the powerful impact of El Sistema, Venezuela’s publicly-funded music education program.

Event video: Gustavo Dudamel and Deborah Borda in conversation

Here is the first of our videos from yesterday’s American Orchestra Forum event in San Francisco. In this keynote conversation, Gustavo Dudamel and Deborah Borda discuss community, education and “symphonic metal” (a reference to that night’s LA Phil concert)....
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Live Blog: Keynote with Gustavo Dudamel and Deborah Borda

5:00pm: Deborah Borda: Indeed, music is an essential human right. We have to believe that and act on it. 4:58pm: A discussion of the music on tonight’s concert — the electric cello concerto by Enrico Chapela is like heavy metal. 4:51pm: Gustavo Dudamel made very different choices...
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