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5.0 out of 5 stars A major musical event
Gustavo Dudamel's Mahler First on DVD was, as Clive Goodwin points out, quite disappointing: focused on superficial effect rather than substance, especially in comparison with the stunning Dvorak "New World" he recorded with the Radio Symphony Orchestra Stuttgart (Birthday Concert for Pope Benedict XVI). One could then suspect that the young conductor had not quite...
Published 21 months ago by Gerhard P. Knapp

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2.0 out of 5 stars The Kitchen Sink
Gustavo Dudamel's 2012 performances of Mahler's 8th Symphony will go down in history. In amassing four Venezuelan choruses (made up of other separate choirs), two orchestras and eight soloists, Dudamel has taken Emil Gutmann's moniker of the 'Symphony of a Thousand' and Richard Taruskin's claims of 'maximalism' as a raison d'être. Dudamel is clearly good at thinking big...
Published 20 months ago by Entartete Musik


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1 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Concierto Extraordinario, 31 Dec 2012
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Francisco J. Cervera Guarro (Valencia, España) - See all my reviews
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This review is from: Mahler: Symphony No.8 (Dudamel) [Blu-ray] [2012] (Blu-ray)
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Un concierto como no podia faltar, la grandiosidad y el explendor.
Dudamel esta ha la altura de los grandes.
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