Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar

August 11, 2018, 7:00 pm

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The Orquesta Sinfonica Simon Bolivar of Venezuela

One of the most famous symphonies in the world, the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra was founded in Venezuela in 1975 by composer José Antonio Abreu. Fiesta pays tribute to this great orchestra who has been led by such conductors as Claudio Abbado, Eduardo Mata, and Gustavo Dudamel.  Host, Elbio Barilari, shares some of his favorite recordings from this virtuosic orchestra.

Music

Conga del fuego, by Arturo Márquez
Simón Bolívar Orchestra of Venezuela; Gustavo Dudamel, conductor

Mediodía en el llano, by Antonio Estévez
Simón Bolívar Orchestra of Venezuela; Eduardo Mata, conductor

Suite Sinfónica: Santa Cruz de Pacairigua, by Evencio Castellanos
Simón Bolívar Orchestra of Venezuela; Gustavo Dudamel, conductor

María Teresa, from the soundtrack of “The Liberator”, by Gustavo Dudamel
Simón Bolívar Orchestra of Venezuela; Gustavo Dudamel, conductor

Noche de encantamiento from “La Noche de los Mayas”, by Silvestre Revueltas
Simón Bolívar Orchestra of Venezuela; Gustavo Dudamel, conductor

Fuga con Pajarillo, by Aldemaro Romero
Simón Bolívar Orchestra of Venezuela; Gustavo Dudamel, conductor