In a review of a Los Angeles Philharmonic concert that Gustavo Dudamel dedicated to the memory of a Sistema musician murdered in the Venezuela violence, Mark Swed reports that the maestro got remarried four months ago.
The bride is a Spanish film star, María Valverde.
Dudamel got divorced two years ago from Eliosa Maturen after nine years of marriage.
The couple have been pictured together recently in Spanish media. We wish them every happiness.
photo (c) Cordon Press
Friday night’s concert was built around the first symphony by a teenaged Schubert, a memorial to the 17 year-old viola player, Armando Cañizales, who was shot dead by government forces east of Caracas last week.
Dudamel, 36, underlined the affinities. He made a short statement about the killing before Friday night’s concert, concluding with the words: ‘We play for all our children, to build a better future for them with peace and love.’
Life goes on.