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'Mozart in the Jungle' plays it close to home in the classical world
'Mozart in the Jungle' plays it close to home in the classical world

Can you hear the hair? On billboards and bus ads across Los Angeles, the curly locks of Gustavo Dudamel often seem to be in motion as the conductor strikes a pose of musical ecstasy. In "Mozart in the Jungle," Amazon's new comedy series set in the classical music world, "Hear the Hair" is a cringe-worthy promotional campaign behind Rodrigo, the new music director of a fictional New York orchestra. Like Gustavo, the smoldering Rodrigo, played by actor Gael García Bernal, hails from Latin America, studied violin, shot to international fame as a conductor in his 20s and is now so beloved that he is often referred to by first name alone. And like...

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