Venezuelan Gustavo Dudamel will leave the orchestra Los Angeles Philharmonic The director announced via his social networks on Tuesday that he will join the New York Philharmonic at the end of his contract in 2026.
“I am honored to be named the next Musical and Artistic Director of the New York Philharmonic today. (…) I am grateful to my loving Los Angeles Philharmonic family, who have helped me learn and grow through countless challenges and triumphs.”Dudamel expressed it on his Twitter profile.
Venezuelan musician Reassured that he lives with “joy and emotion” His new appointment to continue the legacy of “great masters such as Gustav Mahler, Arturo Toscanini and Leonard Bernstein”.
Deborah Borda, President and CEO of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, He signed Dudamel after working with him when he conducted the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra and was only 26 years old from Venezuela.
Director of the Paris Opera Dutch violinist to replace Jaap van ZwedenHe has been music director of the New York Philharmonic since 2018 and will extend his tenure through 2026.
Dudamel will turn 45 in 2026 and will face the following opportunity: It’s a “new challenge” that requires an “extremely complex decision”, he told the Los Angeles Times.
However, the current manager The Los Angeles Philharmonic wanted to express its commitment to the orchestra in question He stressed that he will continue to “share the love” with his “dear Angelenos” “for the next three seasons and beyond”.
In fact, he met in person with members of the orchestra earlier this Tuesday to deliver the news to him, the source in question reported.
HIt’s been 14 years since Dudamel was appointed conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, andAccording to experts, he will leave an important cultural contribution to the city by establishing one of the most successful orchestras in the USA.
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