7th February, 2014 / 11.00am - 4.00pm
19th October, 2015
José Antonio Abreu, founder of the Venezuelan youth orchestra programme El Sistema, claims that ‘when you train musicians you train better citizens’, while conductor Gustavo Dudamel believes that ‘the best example there is of what a community can be is the orchestra’.
Presented by Geoffrey Baker (Royal Holloway), this talk, drawing on extensive research in Venezuela, shines a critical light on these statements and on the broader question of music education and citizenship.
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