Friday, March 12, 2010


When the 29 year old Gustavo Dudamel steps off the podium after a concert, he never steps back on it again. He makes a conscious effort to promote the group effort.
He stands among the players and receives the enthusiastic applause of the audience. He moves around the orchestra, encourages the players to stand up. He disappears into the orchestra and if you sit up front, he is barely seen at all. He and the orchestra become truly one.

Here is his latest project:
Gothenburg Symphony and Music Director Gustavo Dudamel are making a live concert movie of Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, using a brand new digital technique called 5D. Concerts to be recorded are 10-12 of March 2010. This is from the rehearsals and pre-concert filming, including some samples. Photo and editing: Måns Pär Fogelberg

Last year, Dudamel performed The Rite of Spring in London.
Dudamel on Facebook.