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.
The famed Vienna Philharmonic orchestra has revoked awards it made during Adolf Hitler’s rule to six leading Nazis, as it quietly responds to criticism of the way it has dealt with its past.
The Philharmonic Orchestra of Monte-Carlo will perform a concert in Monaco featuring instruments of Jewish Holocaust victims.
The famed Vienna Philharmonic has acknowledged that many of its musicians were Nazi party members during Hitler’s rule and that its director may have delivered a prestigious orchestra award to a Nazi war criminal two decades after the end of World War Two.
Marvin Hamlisch conducted orchestras from coast to coast and worked with divas like Barbra Streisand and Liza Minnelli. Who can hope to replace him?