Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Gustavo Dudamel Hurt During Concert

Very physical sport, this conducting - at least for some. Los Angeles Philharmonic music director Gustavo Dudamel pulled a muscle in his neck mid-concert Thursday, and did not come back after intermission, the Orange County Register reports.

Gustavo Dudamel Hurt During Concert

Very physical sport, this conducting - at least for some. Los Angeles Philharmonic music director Gustavo Dudamel pulled a muscle in his neck mid-concert Thursday, and did not come back after intermission, the Orange County Register reports.

More details in the Los Angeles Times.

He should have plenty of time to heal before we see him here - May 19 at the Kimmel Center. We hope.

Peter Dobrin Inquirer Classical Music Critic
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Peter Dobrin is a classical music critic and culture writer for The Inquirer. Since 1989, he has written music reviews, features, news and commentary for the paper, covering such topics as the Philadelphia Museum of Art at the Venice Biennale, expansion of the Curtis Institute of Music, the Philadelphia Orchestra's bankruptcy declaration in 2011, Philadelphia's evolving performing arts center and the general health of arts and culture.

Dobrin was a French horn player. He earned an undergraduate degree in performance from the University of Miami, and received a master's degree in music criticism from the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, where he studied with Elliott Galkin. He has no time to practice today.

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