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Gustavo Dudamel conducts an excerpt from Mahler’s Symphony No. 1 with the Los Angeles Philharmonic

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Mahler’s First Symphony undoubtedly lives up to its courageous nickname, “Titan," that Mahler gave early versions of his work. In the composer’s own words, the music narrates “a strong, heroic man, his life and sufferings, his battles and defeat at the hands of Fate.” Watch the Los Angeles Philharmonic conquer this audacious finale excerpt under the baton of Gustavo Dudamel.