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Season 37, Episode 4 Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic: The Inaugural Concert

First Aired: October 21, 2009

Gustavo Dudamel debuts as music director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic in a concert from Walt Disney Concert Hall in L.A. The program includes Gustav Mahler's Symphony No. 1 in D Major ("Titan") and the premiere performance of John Adams' "City Noir," a symphony inspired by the film noirs of the late 1940s and early '50s.

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  • Premiered: November 4, 1972
  • Rating: TV-PG
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