A bonus TED Prize talk from TED2009: The Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra contains the best high school musicians from Venezuela’s life-changing music program, El Sistema, founded by 2009 TED Prize winner Jose Antonio Abreu (watch him make his TED Prize wish to spread this musical education plan around the world). Led here by Gustavo Dudamel, the orchestra plays Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10, 2nd movement, and Arturo Márquez’ Danzón No. 2. (Recorded February 2009 in Caracas, Venezuela, and Long Beach, California. Duration: 17:06.)
Watch Gustavo Dudamel and the Teresa Carreño Youth Orchestra — and then watch Jose Antonio Abreu’s TED Prize wish to bring this musical program to the world. On TED.com, you can download these TEDTalks, rate them, comment on them and find other talks and performances from our archive of 375+ TEDTalks — including many more TED Prize wishes.
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