In this China series, I began with the premise that an American orchestra’s trip to China could make an impact on both the American musicians and the Chinese audiences they performed for. In Part II, I’d like to share with you some findings to bolster that claim and some interesting data shared from our traveling […]
An Israeli musician and a Syrian musician were sitting together. They tried to play the same note with the same dynamic and the same expression. It wasn’t just music that resulted; they would never look at each other the same way again. In this post, Mary Einbinder tells the fascinating story behind the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra.