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2012-’13 Washington Performing Arts Society Welcomes El Sistema

Josh Harris • News • June 6, 2012

In the midst of an impressive performance schedule set for next year, the Washington Performing Arts Society has announced the the return of the world-famous Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, made up of the best of Venezuela’s influential music education program, El Sistema.In the midst of an impressive performance schedule set for next year, the Washington Performing Arts Society has announced the the return of the world-famous Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, made up of the best of Venezuela’s influential music education program, El Sistema.

The orchestra is led by the most famous alum of that program, Gustavo Dudamel (who is also music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic). He’ll conduct Strauss’ Alpine Symphony and works by Carlos Chaves and Julian Orbon.

Find a full calendar at www.wpas.org.

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