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Gustavo Dudamel Documentary From Ted Braun In The Works

EXCLUSIVE: Gustavo Dudamel, music and artistic director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, is the subject of Ted Braun’s upcoming untitled documentary film. It will follow the Venezuela native in his home country where he interacts with El Sistema, the musical system that developed his skills and the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra as they go on a three-city European tour of the Beethoven Cycle, as well as his ongoing leadership of the LA Phil. 194 more words

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Tuesday, March 7th

can’t wait

Tonight he’s conducting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra—Debussy’s Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun, John Adams’ Scheherazade.2, and this.

Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971),  14 more words


Moon palace

When I heard on NPR this morning that today was Frank Gehry’s 88th birthday, I decided to salute my favorite building of his, even though I’ve never seen it in person: the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles.  394 more words

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Video: John Williams: 'Soundings'

Happy 85th birthday to John Williams. Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

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Disney Hall Concert

Gordon and I went downtown early last night for a bowl of French onion soup and a glass of wine (in my case, iced tea for Gordon) before the concert last night. 707 more words

Byron Peebles, 1931-2017

Bryon Peebles, the longtime co-principal trombonist of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, passed away Monday a few days shy of his 86th birthday.

Byron was a wonderful trombonist, teacher and human being. 313 more words

Classical Music

Members of L.A. Phil play 'Sleigh Ride' by Leroy Anderson

In some browsers you can watch this in 360 degrees. Either way, it’s fun.

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