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  • German support for Barenboim concert in Iran draws Israeli ire

    August 27, 2015 | 2:04 pm

    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.

    The opera said the plans by its Israeli-Argentinian musical director had the full...

  • Barenboim to conduct orchestra in Gaza

    May 2, 2011 | 1:28 pm

    Renowned Israeli conductor Daniel Barenboim will present a “peace concert” in the Gaza Strip.

    Barenboim, a Palestinian activist, will direct an organization of 25 European musicians on Tuesday, the French news agency AFP reported. The so-called “Orchestra for Gaza” was announced...

  • Conductor Barenboim awarded German peace prize

    November 1, 2010 | 12:48 pm

    Conductor Daniel Barenboim was awarded a German peace prize for his efforts to bring Israelis and Palestinians together.

    The Westphalia Peace Prize, worth about $70,000, was presented by German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle in ceremonies Saturday in Muenster City Hall.

  • Keys to harmony—practice, practice, practice!

    By Carvin Knowles

    January 25, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    You would expect the backstage cacophony of voices to be energetic in Tel Aviv, but on this day the babble is louder than ever, the energy more frenetic. The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra is taking a brief break from rehearsing at its home in the Mann Auditorium, preparing for its...