03 April 2018
Gustavo Dudamel is first-ever Princeton University Concerts Artist-in-Residence
Gustavo Dudamel is the first-ever Artist-in-Residence at Princeton University Concerts, curating and participating in a series of events that underline his mission to inspire and empower the next generation of music-makers.
Gustavo curates three concerts in the 2018/19 125th anniversary season, spotlighting musicians from orchestras with which he is closely associated: the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the Berlin Philharmonic. Each performance invites listeners to explore music's relationship to the world around us. Three themes – Art & the Americas, Art & Faith, and Art & Nature – are discussed in depth by Gustavo and thinkers from a range of disciplines following each concert. Exploring the theme "Art & Society," Gustavo also leads two concerts with the Princeton University Orchestra and Glee Club, one featuring video by Venezuelan film director Alberto Arvelo.
During his three visits to Princeton, Gustavo also takes part in campus-wide interdisciplinary collaborations with Princeton's Center for Human Values, the Woodrow Wilson School's Center for Arts and Cultural Policy, the Princeton University Art Museum, and more. His participation in a series of educational events culminate in a collaboration with Trenton Music Makers.
December 2, 2018
Simón Bolívar String Quartet
Exploring "Art & the Americas"
Ginastera: String Quartet No. 1
Donnacha Dennehy: new work written for the occasion
Dvorak: String Quartet No. 12, "American"
January 7, 2019
Musicians from the Los Angeles Philharmonic
Exploring "Art & Faith"
Juri Seo: new work written for the occasion
Mozart: Quintet in A Major for Clarinet and Strings
Arvo Pärt: chamber works
April 23, 2019
Ensemble Berlin, featuring members of the Berlin Philharmonic
Exploring "Art & Nature"
Steven Mackey: new work written for the occasion
Wagner: Fantasia in F-Sharp Minor
Wagner: Prelude and Liebestod from Tristan and Isolde
Schubert: "The Shepherd on the Rock"
Schubert: Fantasy in C Major
April 26, 2019