Gustavo Dudamel called the cancellation of his tour to Asia with the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra “a very sad, painful moment”. Photo: Alamy

Gustavo Dudamel’s Hong Kong concerts cancelled as Venezuelan government axes orchestra’s Asian tour

Superstar conductor asks ‘friends in Taiwan, Guangzhou and Hong Kong for understanding’ after scrapping of Beethoven symphonic cycle concerts; tour is second by Venezuelan orchestra that Nicolas Maduro government has blocked

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Gustavo Dudamel called the cancellation of his tour to Asia with the Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra “a very sad, painful moment”. Photo: Alamy
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