Gustavo Dudamel (photo: Danny Clinch for LA Phil)

An American Evening with Gustavo Dudamel

In this programme, Gustavo Dudamel sets out on a musical journey to America that leads from Mexico to Argentina to the US. Gabriela Ortiz’s Téenek. Invenciones de Territorio is a thrilling combination of Mexican folklore and avant-garde sounds. From Alberto Ginastera, on the other hand, we hear a piano concerto with soloist Sergio Tiempo, the percussive, magical tonal language of which earned the composer the nickname the “Argentine Bartók”. In his Second Symphony, Charles Ives created a sonorous synthesis of the European and popular US musical traditions.

Berliner Philharmoniker

Gustavo Dudamel conductor

Sergio Tiempo piano

Gabriela Ortíz

Téenek – Invenciones de Territorio

Alberto Ginastera

Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 1, op. 28

Sergio Tiempo piano

Charles Ives

Symphony No. 2

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Gustavo Dudamel (photo: Danny Clinch for LA Phil)

Sergio Tiempo (photo: Sussie Ahlburg)