Europe has held a near-monopoly on the longtime centers of western classical music. But far away, across the sea, Los Angeles has made a name for itself as a city with a model symphony. So says conductor Sir Simon Rattle. He’s our guest on the Arts Alive podcast. And Gael Garcia Bernal isn’t a conductor, but he does play one on TV. Now on the big screen, he’s playing a fictional man trying to track down one of the world’s most famous poets. Bernal on Neruda, plus Kenneth Turan’s favorite movies of 2016 and an icey Ask the Dean. It’s all on the Arts Alive podcast.

Posted 12/17/2016 8:00:05 AM