Apr-26 2:15pm SBS1-TV: Barenboim On Beethoven

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Over the last three summers, conductor Daniel Barenboim and his West-Eastern Divan Orchestra have been performing all nine Beethoven symphonies across the world.

Formed in 1999, this is no ordinary orchestra. Its members include Israelis and Arabs. The idealism of Beethoven’s music makes it the perfect choice of repertoire. The three-year tour finished at the Proms, in the Royal Albert Hall – the first time in 70 years that all nine symphonies have been played there. (From the UK) (Documentary) (Rpt) G

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