More and more legendary and contemporary compositions are being played in symphonies abroad, as world-class Venezuelan composers, conductors and musicians gain influence in the global classical circuit
Some say you have to separate the art from the artist, but it’s not easy when voices of rock & roll and rebellion run to support repression against the Cuban and Venezuelan people
Besides the presence of superstar Gustavo Dudamel as conductor of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, several programs have been inspired by the organization created by José Antonio Abreu, building opportunities through music education
A recently released document shows that the National Endowment for Democracy tried to promote free speech in Venezuela in 2011 through local rock bands. But there’s a lot more to that story
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