West-Eastern Divan Ensemble Perform Works of Dvořák, Mendelssohn, and More, at 92Y
Wednesday February 22, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm$25.00
The West-Eastern Divan Ensemble is the chamber arm of the orchestra founded in 1999 by renowned Israeli pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim and Palestinian scholar Edward Said.
Created under concertmaster (and Daniel’s son) Michael Barenboim, the ensemble brings together gifted young Palestinian and Israeli musicians, crossing cultural boundaries and spreading the message of its parent orchestra: “equal in music.”
Concert available for viewing online for 72 hours from time of broadcast.
Dvořák Terzetto in C Major, Op. 74
Benjamin Attahir Jawb
Mendelssohn Octet in E-flat Major, Op. 20