“There is not enough education about whom we are, about what is a human being, and how is he to relate to other[s] of the same kind.”
Daniel Barenboim and the late Edward Said were convinced music could foster understanding between Israelis and Arabs.
Star conductor Daniel Barenboim is holding talks to take one of Germany’s main orchestras to Iran, his employer Berlin State Opera said on Thursday, in the face of angry protests from Israel.
Israeli-Argentinean conductor Daniel Barenboim is negotiating with Iran to conduct a concert of a top German orchestra in the Iranian capital of Tehran.
Israeli conductor Daniel Barenboim performed a free outdoor “peace concert” in his native Argentina with an orchestra he co-founded featuring Israeli and Arab musicians.
For over half a century, Alexander Goehr has been one of England’s most important composers, an avant-garde musician whose varied (and often challenging) body of work has been championed by luminaries including Pierre Boulez, Simon Rattle, Daniel Barenboim and Jacqueline de Pré.
Crossposted from Haaretz