Soloists of Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
Soloists of the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, an orchestra of El Sistema.
The Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela (SBYOV) was founded on February 12, 1975, by maestro José Antonio Abreu, and is the most polished artistic product of the National System of Youth and Children’s Orchestras.
The orchestra has had two principal conductors: its founder, maestro Abreu, who held the post for over two decades and maestro Alfredo Rugeles, its current artistic director. In addition to Dr. Abreu and maestro Rugeles, the orchestra has welcomed notable guest conductors to its podium, whose contributions to the orchestra’s artistic standards proved invaluable.
The SBYOV has performed with famous soloists and renowned ensembles. It has appeared in many music festivals, gala concerts, and special events in and out of the country, and it has played at many of the most important venues of Europe, Asia, and North and South America.
El Sistema : Fundación Musical Simón Bolívar
The Simón Bolívar Music Foundation (FundaMusical Bolívar) is the governing body of the National System of Youth and Children’s Orchestras and Choirs of Venezuela, commonly known as 'El Sistema'. It was founded by maestro José Antonio Abreu, for the purpose of systematizing music education and promoting the collective practice of music through symphony orchestras and chorus as a means of social organization and communitarian development. FundaMusical Bolívar is attached to the Ministry of People's Power for the President's Office of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela.
Disques de Soloists of Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela
Rameau in Caracas
Soloists of Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, Bruno Procopio