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CARNEGIE HALL PRESENTS

West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

The Annual Isaac Stern Memorial Concert
Thursday, November 8, 2018 8 PM Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
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Daniel Barenboim by Peter Adamik
The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra—founded by Daniel Barenboim and the late Palestinian literary scholar Edward Said—promotes coexistence and intercultural dialogue by bringing young Israelis, Palestinians, and Arabs together to make music. For this concert, they tell great musical tales in vibrant orchestral colors and lush melodies. Strauss assigns the cello the role of the beguiled Don in a work that vividly portrays episodes from Cervantes’s famous Don Quixote. Tchaikovsky’s work may not tell a literal story, but fate and doubts figure prominently, and he gives voice to all in a gripping journey from darkness to triumph.

Part of: International Festival of Orchestras I and Create Your Own Series

Performers

West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Daniel Barenboim, Music Director and Conductor
Miriam Manasherov, Viola
Kian Soltani, Cello

Program

R. STRAUSS Don Quixote
TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 5

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