Life in Pictures: Gustavo Dudamel

For the latest edition of “Life in Pictures,” 33-year-old Gustavo Dudamel, wunderkind director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, allowed photographer Michael Schmelling to follow him around for 12 hours (during which he had two performances) on May 10. Click through the gallery ahead for a day jam-packed with conducting, composing, and schmoozing.

*This article appears in the May 19, 2014 issue of New York Magazine.