Meet the Youngest Conductor to Ever Lead the Vienna Philharmonic’s New Year’s Day Concert (Plus, How He Inspired Mozart In the Jungle)

Meet the Youngest Conductor to Ever Lead the Vienna Philharmonic’s New Year’s Day Concert (Plus, How He Inspired Mozart In the Jungle)
When Gustavo Dudamel takes the stage at the Vienna Philharmonic’s New Year’s Day concert this weekend, he will be the youngest music conductor ever to lead the famed event.

The annual New Year’s Concert, which will be hosted by Oscar-winner Julie Andrews, features melodies from the Strauss Family and their contemporaries — and broadcasts live to over 90 countries.

“You don’t just have to know a lot about music — you have to know a lot about psychology and philosophy,” Dudamel recently told People. “Conducting is being a leader. A hundred people trust that you can guide them.”

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