|Successful debut of LA Phil in Venezuela|
|Written by Prensa FundaMusical Bolívar|
|Tuesday, 14 February 2012 13:20|
Last Saturday, February 11 —a century after its premiere in Austria by Bruno Walter and the Vienna Philharmonic— Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 9 was performed in Caracas, at the Teresa Carreño Theater, by Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Both the performance and the audience reaction were great. The LA Phil and its conductor received a long and rousing ovation.
The triumphant Venezuelan debut of the Californian orchestra will be followed by four more concerts that are part of the Dudamel for Peace concert series and the Mahler Project. On February 18, the LA Phil will join forces with the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela to perform Mahler’s Symphony No. 8 in E Flat Major, “Symphony of a Thousand” accompanied by singers from El Sistema choirs. A thousand and four hundred musicians (instrumentalists and singers) will take part in this concert that closes the LA Phil and the SBSOV’s Mahler Cycle.
All the concerts will be held at the Ríos Reyna Hall of the Teresa Carreño Theater and tickets are sold-out.
LA Phil in Caracas
Saturday, February 11/ 6:00 p. m.
Monday, February 13/ 7:00 p. m.
Wednesday, February 15/ 7:00 p. m.
Thursday, February 16/ 7:00 p. m.
Saturday, February 18/ 6:00 p. m.