Gustavo Dudamel leads ‘El Sistema’s top youth orchestra’ (and it’s not who you think)

No, it’s not the Simón Bolivar Orchestra. This is the Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra, playing the second movement of Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10 and Arturo Márquez’ Danzón No. 2:

Woah. How many more bands like this have they got? (Thanks to Carl Rosman for sharing the link.)

2 thoughts on “Gustavo Dudamel leads ‘El Sistema’s top youth orchestra’ (and it’s not who you think)

  1. The Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra (Sinfónica Juvenil Teresa Carreño) is the national high school age youth orchestra of El Sistema, Venezuela’s groundbreaking, life-changing musical education program. To put this ensemble’s musicianship in context, the Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela is the next step for many of these young musicians.

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