¡Viva Maestro! is an intimate yet expansive exploration of Venezuela-born conductor Gustavo Dudamel’s creative life and values from critically acclaimed, award-winning filmmaker Ted Braun. The new feature documentary takes audiences on a cinematic and sonic journey inside the imagination of a musical genius and around the globe as Dudamel leads the world’s great orchestras and works with and inspires young musicians across the planet – in Los Angeles, Berlin, Mexico City, Hamburg, Vienna and finally Santiago, Chile.
The story takes an unexpected turn one month later when deadly protests erupt across Venezuela in early 2017. Separated from the Venezuelan orchestras and renowned musical education program he leads, Dudamel faces a daunting series of challenges — to his duty to his
|Running Time:||99 min.|
|Subject(s):||Arts and Culture, Author's POV, Biography, Conflicts, Music, Personal Story|
|Producer(s):||Ted Braun, Steve Tisch, Dean Schramm, Howard Bragman|
|Cinematographer:||Richard Pearce, Buddy Squires|
|Production Company:||Foothill Productions, Participant|