Gustavo Dudamel: 'short' and 'chunky'?

Conductor Gustavo Dudamel is often called boyish, athletic, handsome and energetic. But “short” and “chunky”?

Those were the adjectives used by a reviewer for the San Jose Mercury News on the occasion of Dudamel’s appearance Monday evening at San Francisco’s Davies Symphony Hall. The concert was the conductor’s first on his eight-city national tour with the Los Angeles Philharmonic, and the program included John Adams’ “City Noir” and Mahler’s First Symphony — the same lineup that opened the current season at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

Read the full blog posting here.

More recent Gustavo coverage  in the Los Angeles Times here, here, here, here and here!


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