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Concerts

Daniel Barenboim conducts the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in Beethoven's Symphony No. 2 live at Carnegie Hall on February 3, 2013.

February 1, 2013 The orchestra drawn from across the Middle East play Beethoven's Symphonies Nos. 2 and 9.

Conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim (center) brought members of his West-Eastern Divan Orchestra (including his son Michael Barenboim, left, and Kinan Azmeh) to the intimate spaces of Manhattan's Le Poisson Rouge.

January 29, 2013 NPR Music and WQXR host an intimate evening that spans great Western and Middle Eastern music.

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Interviews & Profiles

A caricature of composer Richard Wagner.

November 17, 2009 Powerful orchestral sounds, as well as silence, elicit an emotional response from the listener.

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December 11, 2008 At 100, inventive American composer Elliott Carter shows little sign of slowing down.

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A caricature of composer Richard Wagner.

November 17, 2009 Powerful orchestral sounds, as well as silence, elicit an emotional response from the listener.

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News

Conductor Daniel Barenboim (lower right) was one of eight notables chosen to carry the Olympic flag at the July 27 opening ceremony of the London Games.

August 3, 2012 Rounding up all this week's classical news that's fit to link.

Nadja Michael as Medea at Belgium's La Monnaie Theater.

October 14, 2011 Free opera from La Monnaie, Muti's million and a not-so-nice contract in Philadelphia.

All the news that's fit to link.

July 8, 2011 A tempest at Opera North, protests in New York and in Strasbourg, and Hannibal Lecter's waltz.

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Your weekly classical music news fix.

May 6, 2011 New woes for Levine, a foray into Gaza, and one very expensive violin: the classical news.

Reviews

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November 6, 2012 Hear an excerpt from an excellent album of cellist Alisa Weilerstein playing music classic and new.

Pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim captured in a 2006 photo from Berlin.

August 28, 2012 Hear an excerpt from Beethoven's piano concertos played and conducted by Daniel Barenboim.

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Daniel Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, the ensemble made up of exciting young musicians from Israel, Palestine and across the Arab world.

January 14, 2013 On Jan. 29, we'll be presenting a very special concert at (Le) Poisson Rouge. You can join us.

Composer Elliott Carter, who died on Nov. 5 at age 103.

November 12, 2012 The world-renowned conductor and pianist reflects on his late friend and colleague Elliott Carter.

Tannhauser

February 25, 2011 A man learns that there's more to life than sensual pleasure in this extended version of the opera.

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Wagner: Tannhäuser

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  • Album: Wagner: Tannhäuser
  • Artist: Daniel Barenboim
  • Label: Teldec
  • Released: 2001
 

Richard Wagner: Overtures And Preludes

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  • Album: Richard Wagner: Overtures And Preludes
  • Artist: Daniel Barenboim
  • Label: Teldec
  • Released: 1995
 

Oppens Plays Carter

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  • Album: Oppens Plays Carter
  • Artist: Ursula Oppens
  • Label: Cedille
  • Released: 2008
 

Elliott Carter: String Quartets Nos. 1 & 5

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  • Album: Elliott Carter: String Quartets Nos. 1 & 5
  • Artist: Pacifica Quartet
  • Label: Naxos
  • Released: 2008
 

Concertos

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  • Album: Concertos
  • Artist: Sequitur
  • Label: Albany
  • Released: 2003