The New York Times quoted USC Thornton faculty member Larry Livingston in a series of articles about Gustavo Dudamel

The New York Times quoted Larry Livingston of the USC Thornton School in a story about new Los Angeles Philharmonic conductor Gustavo Dudamel, who has captured mainstream attention. Livingston said that Dudamel is a breath of fresh air and a thrilling addition to Los Angeles, but he wondered whether glitz was necessary to save classical music. “Will the tsunami of interest in his hair, ‘cool’ name, Latin background, and brilliant temperament lead a rescue of American orchestras from the financial mess which is stalking all of them?” Livingston asked.

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