Orchestras, Cities, and the 21st Century

How does the woman at the helm of the largest symphonic organization in the United States view the role of orchestras at the dawn of the 21st century? Deborah Borda, who spearheaded the appointment of Gustavo Dudamel as LA Phil Music Director, is renowned for her creative leadership, relentless search for innovation, and her progressive outlook on the responsibilities and functions of orchestras in American life. She will speak with Michael Eisner about her continuing commitment to multidisciplinary collaborations, technological advancement, youth outreach and education, and about her dedication to positioning the LA Phil as an endless resource and enduring focal point of Los Angeles culture.

Festival: 2016

Watch and Listen: U.S.A.

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