Week of July 12, 2010
Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra
Claudio Abbado, conductor
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PROKOFIEV: Scythian Suite
BERG: Lulu Suite
TCHAIKOVSKY: Symphony No. 6 (Pathetique)
MANUEL DE FALLA: mvts from El amor brujo –Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra, Eduardo Mata, conductor (Dorian 90210
Some of the young people in Venezuela's revolutionary music-education system come from the "other side of the tracks," and the joy and the power they've found in making classical music at a world-class level is nothing less than inspiring. Especially at a top-tier festival like Lucerne.
Lucerne Music Festival
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