NEWS AND LINK: L.A. Phil theatre telecast schedule expands to three South American countries … but not to Venezuela

By Robert D. Thomas

Music Critic

Pasadena Star-News/San Gabriel Valley Tribune/Whittier Daily


The list of movie theaters showing the telecast of Mahler’s
Symphony No. 8 from Caracas, Venezuela on Saturday continues to grow. Gustavo
Dudamel will conduct the Los Angeleles Philharmonic, Simn Bolivr Symphony
Orchestra of Venezuela, eight soloists and more than 1,000 choristers in what
will indeed be “Symphony of More than 1,000.”


The telecast begins at 2 p.m. Pacific Time Saturday from the
Teatro Teresa Carreno in Caracas where both orchestras are currently
participating in a reprise of “The Mahler Project” held recently in Los
Angeles. In addition to theatres in the U.S. and Canada, Saturday’s performance
will be telecast live in Buenos Aires, Argentina, with tape-delayed telecasts
following in Brazil and Columbia. Oddly enough, there are no telecasts yet
slated for Venezuela. An encore telecast will be shown in some U.S. theatres on
Feb. 29.





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