Watch Dudamel and Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra Open Carnegie Hall Season
Thursday, October 06, 2016
Audio: The broadcast of this concert is available above.
On Thursday, Oct. 6, WQXR broadcast Carnegie Hall's opening night gala concert featuring the captivating Gustavo Dudamel leading the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela.
The dance-themed program features two pieces originally written as ballets: Ravel's La valse, an homage to the Viennese waltz, and Stravinsky's riot-inducing The Rite of Spring.
WQXR's Jeff Spurgeon co-hosts the broadcast with John Schaefer, host of WNYC's New Sounds.
Ravel: La valse
Stravinsky: Le sacre du printemps (The Rite of Spring)
Selected dances from around the world:
Brahms's Hungarian Dance No. 5
Copland's "Hoe Down" from Rodeo
Ginastera's "Malambo" from Estancia
Bernstein's "Mambo" from West Side Story
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