S40 Ep1: Dudamel Describes the Drama and Genius of Verdi's R

Aired: 8/1/2014 | 0:02:59 | Clip
Gustavo Dudamel can describe Verdi's Requiem as passionately as he conducts it. "The theatrical elements of this piece is incredible," he says in this interview that includes rehearsal footage. Using his hands, growls and poetic descriptions, Dudamel conveys the intense emotions of the music. Watch "Dudamel Conducts the Verdi Requiem at The Hollywood Bowl" on Fri. Aug. 1 at 9 pm on PBS.