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Conductor Gustavo Dudamel was announced as the next music director of the Paris Opera on April 16. He is the the music and artistic director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Stephane De Sakutin/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Conductor Gustavo Dudamel was announced as the next music director of the Paris Opera on April 16. He is the the music and artistic director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.

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Updated April 29, 2021: This week, a Gustavo Dudamel fest, as the conductor was just named the Paris Opera's next music director. These tracks show off his charisma with orchestras in music from Nielsen, Adams, Mahler and more


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