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Simon Bolivar National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela

The Simon Bolivar National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela play Shostakovich's Tenth Symphony and symphonic dances from West Side Story.

Katie Derham introduces another extraordinary Prom from the BBC archive. This week she's joined by the conductor of what has been described as the greatest Prom of all time, Gustavo Dudamel. Together they look back at his debut Prom in 2007 with the Simon Bolivar National Youth Orchestra of Venezuela, who dazzled the music world with their performance of Shostakovich’s Tenth Symphony, Bernstein’s Symphonic Dances from West Side Story and a feast of musical gems from Latin American composers Márquez, Ginastera and Gutiérrez

2 hours

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Role Contributor
Presenter Katie Derham
Interviewed Guest Gustavo Dudamel
Producer Cat Dixon
Director Ian Russell
Presenter Verity Sharp

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