Simón Bolívar Orchestra to play in the closing ceremony of the Olympics
Venezuela s Gustavo Dudamel will conduct the orchestra
The Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela conducted by Venezuelan Gustavo Dudamel will perform at the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, announced José Antonio Abreu, the Venezuelan conductor and founder of the National System of Youth and Children's Orchestras of Venezuela.
"Everything is now ready and confirmed. The Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela will play in the closing ceremony of the Olympic Games and it will be conducted by Gustavo Dudamel," Abreu said, as reported by state-run news agency AVN.
The Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra of Venezuela, which is part of the National System of Youth and Children's Orchestras of Venezuela, created in 1975 by Abreu, is a project that promotes the education of children from low-income households through music, Efe reported.
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