West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
Schoenberg: Variations for Orchestra, Op. 31; Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6
In the West-Eastern Divan, the universal metaphysical language of music becomes the link that these young people have with each other; it is a language of continuous dialogue. Music is the common framework; it is an abstract language of harmony. In music, nothing is independent. It requires a perfect balance between intellect, emotion and temperament.
— Daniel Barenboim