Thursday Feb 20
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Guest Column: Dialogue is inadequate against Israeli oppresion
In 2001, conductor Daniel Barenboim violated a long-standing taboo in Israeli society by leading selections from notoriously anti-Semitic composer Richard Wagner's "Tristan und Isolde" before a Jerusalem festival audience.
Barenboim to conduct Abbado tribute
Pallbearers carry the coffin of Claudio Abbado in Bologna, Italy, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014.
Conductor Claudio Abbado, 'champion of music', die...
Claudio Abbado, who decided to become a conductor after hearing a concert at La Scala at the age of eight and went on to lead the Milan opera company and top orchestras for more than half a century, has died aged 80, La Scala said on Monday.
Barenboim led the New Year's concert in Vienna
Israeli orchestra director, received today a long ovation after finishing the New Year's concert in Vienna.