The Western-Eastern Divan Orchestra is a youth orchestra based on Seville, Spain with the curiosity that is formed by young musicians from arab countries, Israel and Spain. It was founded in 1999 by the Argentine-Israeli conductor Daniel Barenboim and the Palestine-American academic Edward Said.
About the Orchestra, Barenboim gave the following interview:
In this following videos, the orchestra in action (Tristan und Isolde – Prelude and Liebestod – Bareboim Proms 09):
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