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West-Eastern Divan Orchestra & Maestro Daniel Barenboim

West-Eastern Divan Orchestra & Maestro Daniel Barenboim

tour Europe this August Daniel Barenboim established the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra with the late Palestinian writer Edward Said in order to bring together young musicians from across the political divide in the Middle East. Their hope was that music would heal and help to bring understanding and tolerance of different beliefs and cultures. In July Warner Classics & Jazz releases the revised version of the documentary Knowledge is the Beginning plus the complete film of the historic concert given in Ramallah in 2005. Click here for full details and buy link. 05/08/2008 Madrid Spain Plaza Mayor - open air Wagner : Die Walküre Act 1 06/08/2008 Madrid Spain Palacio de Congresos - open air Haydn : Sinfonia concertante, Brahms : Symphony No.4 07/08/2008 Sevilla Spain Teatro de la Maestranza Haydn : Sinfonia concertante, Wagner : Die Walküre Act 1 08/08/2008 Zaragoza Spain Auditorio de Zaragoza Haydn : Sinfonia concertante, Schönberg : Variations; Brahms : Symphony No.4 14/08/2008 London England Royal Albert Hall BBC Proms 7pm - BBC TV & radio Haydn : Sinfonia concertante, Schönberg : Variations; Brahms : Symphony No.4 14/08/2008 London England Royal Albert Hall BBC Proms 10.15pm - BBC radio Boulez : Memoriale, Stravinsky : Soldier'sTale 16/08/2008 Köln Germany Kölner Philharmonie Haydn : Sinfonia concertante, Schönberg : Variations; Brahms : Symphony No.4 18/08/2008 Copenhagen Denmark Tivoli Concert Hall Mozart : Concerto for 3 pianos, Schönberg : Variations 20/08/2008 Oslo Norway Den Norske Opera Mozart : Concerto for 3 pianos, Wagner : Die Walküre Act 1 21/08/2008 Stockholm Sweden Berwald Hall Haydn : Sinfonia concertante, Schönberg : Variations; Brahms : Symphony No.4 23/08/2008 Berlin Germany Waldbühne Mozart : Concerto for 3 pianos, Wagner : Die Walküre Act 1 o 25/08/2008 Paris France Salle Pleyel Schönberg : Variations, Wagner : Die Walküre Act 1