Documentary on Conductor Gustavo Dudamel to be Launched

(Photograph credit score: Danny Clinch/LA Phil)


Titled ¡VIVA MAESTRO!,” the Greenwich Movies documentary concerning the Venezuelan conductor may also see a wider theatrical launch after the showings in NYC and L.A. from April 8.

The documentary follows L.A. Philharmonic Orchestra music director Gustavo Dudamel’s worldwide excursions which turned disrupted by lethal protests throughout his native Venezuela in 2017. The film will discover Dudamel’s artistry, beliefs, and dedication throughout a interval of political and social unrest.

On the time, a number of of his live shows and excursions with ensembles in Venezuela had been canceled by Venezuelan president Nicolás Maduro because of statements made by Dudamel condemning the nation’s escalating violence.

From the footage of Dudamel’s response and selections throughout that interval, “¡Viva Maestro!” presents an uplifting and well timed telling of his story, displaying the facility of music-making and artwork to resume and unite.  

Based on deadline, movie director Theodore “Ted” Braun documented Dudamel on a tour with orchestras throughout Los Angeles, Berlin, Mexico Metropolis, Hamburg, Berlin, and Santiago, Chile — that includes music by Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Mahler, Shostakovich, and Mexico’s famend dwelling composer, Arturo Márquez.

The producers embody Braun, Steve Tisch, and Dean Schramm. Govt producers are Jeff Skoll and Diane Weyermann from the Participant manufacturing firm.

Dudamel was appointed as music director of the L.A. Philharmonic in 2009 on the age of 27. He had gained worldwide consideration when he received the inaugural Bamberger Symphoniker Gustav Mahler Competitors in 2004. He later served as music director of the Gothenburg Symphony from 2007 to 2012 and is now its honorary conductor. His quite a few accolades embody the Leonard Bernstein Lifetime Achievement Award in 2014.


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