Tocar y Lucher (To Play and to Fight)

Tocar y Lucher (To Play and to Fight) (U)

Director: Albert Arvelo
Starring: Gustavo Dudamel, Placido Domingo, Claudio Abbado, Sir Simon Rattle
Venezuela, 2006, 1 hour 10 minutes, subtitles

Friday 4 April 4.30pm
Wednesday 9 4.30pm
The Courtyard Hereford

Friday 4 April 7.00pm
Ludlow Assembly Rooms

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The captivating story of the Venezuelan Youth Orchestra System, the incredible network of children's youth orchestras that was designed to expose poor children to the wonders of music, which has become one of the most important and beautiful social phenomena anywhere in the world. An inspirational documentary of courage, determination, ambition, and love that shows the stories of world-class musicians such as conductor Gustavo Dudamel, trained by the Venezuelan system and includes interviews with many of the world's most celebrated musicians.

"There is no more important work being done in music than what is being done in Venezuela" Sir Simon Rattle

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