West-Eastern Divan Orchestra co-founder Daniel Barenboim takes the podium for concerts in Spain and Switzerland this October. In Granada and Málaga, the orchestra performs an all-Mozart program, spotlighting his Symphony in E-Flat Major, KV 543; Symphony in g minor, KV 550; and Symphony in C Major, KV 551, “Jupiter.”
On October 28, Barenboim leads the orchestra in Granada, Spain at the Auditorio Manuel de Falla. They then travel to Málaga, Spain to reprise the program at the Teatro Cervantes.
At the United Nations in Geneva, Barenboim and the Divan give a performance titled the “Concert for the Understanding of Civilizations and Human Rights” on October 31.The performance, which will take place at the UN’s Room XX, is at the invitation of the UN Director General and UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will be in attendance. Broadcast details will be announced soon.