Wednesday, July 17, 2024
Miles from the Mainstream
D. R. ZUKERMAN, proprietor
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July 3, 2023 --

Gustavo Dudamel takes the reins of the New York Philharmonic in 2026 and this brief video from the 2007 Lucerne Festival suggests to LPR that Maestro Dudamel should be an important part of our 250th national birthday celebration.

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Just consider the enthusiasm of the musicians of the Simon Bolivar Youth Symphony -- and the audience response to Gustavo's performance of music by Bernstein and Ginastera.

Alternative suggestion -- that other U.S. orchestra's share the 7/4/26 spotlight with the Boston Pops, going from east to west, and definitely including Maestro Dudamel, perhaps playing this byJohn Williams who succeeded Maestro Fiedler at the Boston Pops:

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