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:
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:
Ludwig Van Beethoven: Overture, Egmont
Benjamin Britten: The Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra
Ludwig Van Beethoven: Symphony No.3 (Eroica)
Esteban Benzecry: Rituales Amerindios (Amerindian rituals) – pre-columbian tryptic for orchestra
Richard Strauss: An Alpine Symphony