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Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra
Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra © Nohely Oliveros / Fundamusica

Sun, 19 Mar 2017 - Thu, 23 Mar 2017

¡Viva Beethoven!

Dudamel Conducts All Beethoven's Symphonies

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The »hottest conductor on the planet« (New York Times) presents the complete symphonic works of the »Titan« - Gustavo Dudamel encountering Ludwig van Beethoven guarantees an exceptional week of concerts, especially when the Venezuelan superstar brings the Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar with him to Hamburg.

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Supported by the Elbphilharmonie Foundation Hamburg

Festival Info

El Sistema

11 March 2017

Elbphilharmonie+: »El Sistema« / Gesprächskonzert / Lecture-Performance

One week before the »¡Viva Beethoven!« series concerts, music educator Anne Kussmaul presents a lecture-performance about the »El Sistema« music project. With the help of a string quartet, Kussmaul introduces the symphony orchestra and what we can learn from it to improve our everyday lives.

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Fotoausstellung »El Sistema«

13–25 March

Photography Exhibition »El Sistema«

Photographer Andreas Knapp has accompanied the Simon Bolivar Orchestra and the unique music education project »El Sistema« since 2004. His photos can be seen in the Hamburg Central Library from 13 to 25 March. An exhibition opening takes place on 10 March.

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