Sunday, September 4, 2016

Bachianas Brasileiras no. 2 at the Proms

Here is the last of the Villa-Lobos Proms from the Latin American-themed 2016 version: Gustavo Dudamel conducts the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra, from earlier today, September 4, 2016. You can listen for the next month at BBC Radio 3's website.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Dudamel conducts Bachianas Brasileiras no. 2 in Stockholm

From Swedish Radio, here is a very fine performance from the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra under Gustavo Dudamel. This is from earlier today (September 1, 2016) at the 2016 Baltic Sea Festival in Stockholm. BB#2 begins at 26:30.

1. Paul Desenne: Hipnosis mariposa.
2. Heitor Villa-Lobos: Bachianas brasileiras nr 2 (1930).
3. Maurice Ravel:
a) Dafnis och Chloe, svit nr 2 (1912).
b) La valse (1920).

This is the same programme that Dudamel will take to the BBC Proms on September 4, 2016.