Salzburg Concerts / Barenboim, West Eastern Divan Orchestra

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The idea of uniting young musicians from Israel, Palestine and various Arab countries still seems incredible today. Yet the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra has been flourishing since 1999, when it was founded by Daniel Barenboim and Edward Said. In 2007 the ensemble took a highly acclaimed residency at the Salzburg Festival. The major orchestral concert comprises a Beethoven overture, an intricate and multilayered piece by Schoenberg, and Tchaikovsky’s Sixth Symphony, the Pathétique, in which Barenboim pulls out all the stops and coaxes rarely heard instrumental lines and accents from his musicians.

Recorded live from the Salzburg Festival, 2007

Picture format: NTSC 16:9
Sound format: PCM Stereo / DTS 5.1
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Booklet notes: English, German, French
Running time: 125 mins
No. of DVDs: 1 (DVD 9)


Product Description:


  • Catalog Number: 706608


  • UPC: 814337010669


  • Label: C Major


  • Composer: Arnold Schoenberg, Ludwig van Beethoven, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


  • Conductor: Daniel Barenboim


  • Orchestra/Ensemble: West-Eastern Divan Orchestra