Gustavo Dudamel

The wild hair. The electrifying stage presence. The prodigy past. If ever there were a conductor who deserved to be called a rock star, it’s Gustavo Dudamel. Find out what all that baton waving is really about
  • vino

    A Rare Genius

    What makes a great conductor? One music critic assesses the career of Gustavo Dudamel


  • vino

    My LA to Z: Gustavo Dudamel

    When he is not conducting at the Hollywood Bowl or Walt Disney Concert Hall, Gustavo Dudamel is dancing with his wife at The Conga Room or shopping at Amoeba Music


  • Off the Beaten Path

    Dudamel Conducts

    Sit in as the Los Angeles Philharmonic rehearses Messiaen’s Turangalila-symphonie, a ten-movement, 80-minute work about “happiness without ending”


  • First Draught Picks

    A Musical Guest

    Read highlights from the conductor’s recent debut on American late night TV


  • downtoearth

    Best of LA: The Best Way to Get Cheap Tickets to See Dudamel at WDCH

    Don’t assume that hysteria over Gustavo Dudamel has made it impossible to nail inexpensive single tickets to the young conductor’s performances with the L.A. Phil at Disney Hall…


  • vino

    Summer’s Set

    See this year’s Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl concert series schedule