Daily Archives: 20 June 2012

Free Guardian live webcasts of Gustavo and SBSOV from London’s Royal Festival Hall … Webcasts de Gustavo y SBSOV en el Royal Festival Hall de Londres en vivo gratis

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The UK Guardian newspaper and Videojuicer are offering free webcasts of 2 concerts by Gustavo Dudamel and the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela live from the Royal Festival Hall in the heart of London as the closing concerts of Southbank Centre’s 2011-12 Shell Classic International season, at:
http://tinyurl.com/cvnju7k

Programmes air from 7.15pm UK on the 23rd and 26th June: that’s 11.15 LA,13.45 Caracas, 14.15 New York,  15.15 Rio de Janeiro,  20.15 European Standard and Johannesburg SA, 21.15 Istanbul, 22.15 Moscow, 23.45 Delhi, and for Beijing and Hong Kong 02.15 on the 24th and 27th, and Sydney 04.15 on the 24th and 27th.

Background on Gustavo Dudamel and the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra’s love affair with London at:
http://tinyurl.com/ctnn9vf

Programmes:

23 June
Ludwig Van Beethoven: Overture, Egmont
Benjamin Britten: The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
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Ludwig Van Beethoven: Symphony No.3 (Eroica)

26 June
Esteban Benzecry: Rituales Amerindios (Amerindian rituals) – pre-columbian tryptic for orchestra
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Richard Strauss: An Alpine Symphony

 

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Love Affair or Lover’s Tiff?

In the latest Guardian piece on The Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, and in advance of their upcoming London Residency I look at the special relationship between Gustavo Dudamel, The Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela and London … http://tinyurl.com/ctnn9vf

Gustavo Dudamel conducting The Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela – with Ismel Campos, viola, on the left

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