Gustavo Dudamel and the Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra: A musical sensation from Venezuela

Feb 23rd, 2009 | By | Category: Inspiring

I am so grateful to have witnessed this performance tonight.. My lord I have never seen passion personified like I do in Gustavo Dudamel, this is the first TED talk that when it ended I cheered and applauded with the audience.  Do yourself a favour, quiet everything down, put this on the bigscreen and loud speakers and allow the spirit of this man and what his orchestra create wash over you and take your soul to heights that it has never seen before.

The Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra contains the best high school musicians from Venezuela’s life-changing music program, El Sistema. Led here by Gustavo Dudamel, they play Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10, 2nd movement, and Arturo Márquez’ Danzón No. 2.

About Gustavo Dudamel and the Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra

The Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra is the national high-school-age youth orchestra of El Sistema, made up of the best young musicians from throughout Venezuela. Gustavo Dudamel, himself a… Full bio and more links

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