Gustavo Dudamel leads the Los Angeles Philharmonic and the Simón Bolivar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, combined with multiple choirs and soloists in Mahler’s Symphony No. 8, “Symphony of a Thousand”, the apotheosis of the Romantic symphony.
This live performance put about 1,300 musicians on the stage in Caracas, Venezuela, giving North American audiences a chance to witness Dudamel making music on his home turf.
LA Phil LIVE with Gustavo Dudamel from Caracas, Venezuela is an immersive sight and sound experience, featuring a full concert performance with the LA Phil and Dudamel, hosted by award-winning actor John Lithgow, broadcast live from Caracas, Venezuela. The concert is seen in more than 450 theaters across the U.S. and 26 theatres in Canada, and the broadcast also includes behind-the-scenes interviews with Dudamel, the LA Phil musicians, rehearsal footage and a live post-concert Q&A; with Dudamel.
Manuela Uhl, soprano 1
Julianna Di Giacomo, soprano 2
Kiera Duffy, soprano 3
Anna Larsson, alto 1
Charlotte Hellekant, alto 2
Burkhard Fritz, tenor
Brian Mulligan, baritone
Alexander Vinogradov, bass
and the National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela.
LA PHIL LIVE:
SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2012, AT 2 PM PACIFIC/5 PM EASTERN
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
Gustavo Dudamel, conductor