Can Gustavo Dudamel Live Up to the Hype?

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Conductor Gustavo Dudamel's appearance with the Vienna Philharmonic at Carnegie Hall last weekend had music fans talking. It was the latest chance for New Yorkers to hear the much-discussed 29-year-old Venezuelan in action, and with a venerable European orchestra no less.

To get you primed for his season opening concert with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, we're playing Dudamel's recordings every night this week on Symphony Hall. Tell us what you think: Is Dudamel hot...or hype?