EDU~Classical Music

Dudamel Conducts Tangos Under the Stars with the LA Phil

5 Things You May Not Know About Gustavo Dudamel

Music runs in the family, he’s the son of a trombonist and a voice teacher. The character of Rodrigo in Amazon’s Mozart in the Jungle was based, in part, on Dudamel. He also has made a guest appearance in the show! On 1 January 2017, Dudamel conducted the Vienna Philharmonic in their traditional New Year’s Day Concert. […]

Dudamel Conducts Tangos Under the Stars with the LA Phil

Full Episode

Gustavo Dudamel accents the colors, rhythms, and passion of music by leading composers from Argentina in this invigorating evening under the stars — recorded at the Hollywood Bowl in August. Dudamel Conducts Tangos Under the Stars with the LA Phil premieres on Friday March 31 at 9PM on PBS (check local listings).

Dudamel Conducts Tangos Under the Stars with the LA Phil

14 Fun Facts About Dudamel Conducts Tangos

Dudamel Conducts Tangos Under the Stars with the LA Phil at the Hollywood Bowl Premieres on Friday, March 31 at 9PM on PBS (check local listings) Harry Forbes, the marketing director at WNET and Great Performances, shares fun facts about Gustavo Dudamel, the Los Angeles Phil Harmonic, The Hollywood Bowl and composers Astor Piazzolla, Alberto Ginastera, […]

Peter & the Wolf

Overview

Sergei Prokofiev wrote Peter and the Wolf in 1936 to introduce children to classical music. In this lesson, melodies from Peter and the Wolf are used to introduce students to pitch, rhythm and meter. Students also explore melodic shape using movement and drawing to represent melodies. Grade Levels: 4-6 (ages 9-11) Time Allotment: One to […]