El Sistema: There’s More Talent Where Dudamel Came From

“With over 350,000 [student] instrumentalists and choristers scattered among 215 regional centers known as ‘núcleos,’ … you might think that Mr. Dudamel is not unique, and you would be right.” Under the tutelage of Claudio Abbado, two more gifted young Venezuelan conductors are making an impression at the Lucerne Easter Festival.