“The Dude” – Classical music’s “reigning rock star” is a “60 Minutes” Fave!
On May 16, 2010, LA Philharmonic Music Director Gustavo Dudamel made his third appearance on “60 Minutes,” CBS’ popular, long-running Sunday primetime program. Reporting is by veteran CBS correspondent Bob Simon who has covered Dudamel for over decade when he was but a little known, budding “wunderkind” from Venezuela, years before he became “The Dude.” The video clips we have assembled below (source: cbsnews.com) show why he is today’s most exciting and sought-after conductor.
“The most exciting conductor in the world” – his musical mission:
Gustavo the Great: “The hottest thing to hit classical music since Leonard Bernstein”