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Conductor Daniel Barenboim Returns to Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Daniel Barenboim Returns to Chicago Symphony Orchestra

Newcity music writer Dennis Polkow talks to Daniel Barenboim about his return to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and East-Western Divan Orchestra.

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After 12 years, former Chicago Symphony Orchestra music director Daniel Barenboim has returned to Symphony Center. On Monday November 5, Maestro Barenboim will lead his groundbreaking West-Eastern Divan Orchestra through a performance of Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony.

 Daniel Barenboim recording with the CSO in 1970. Shown here with his wife Jacqueline du Pré as soloist. Photo by Robert M. Lightfoot III

Daniel Barenboim recording with the CSO in 1970. Shown here with his wife Jacqueline du Pré as soloist. Photo by Robert M. Lightfoot III

The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra’s concert at Symphony Center is the start of an American tour that will stop at some of the country’s premiere performance venues.

 Conductor Daniel Barenboim and music writer Dennis Polkow

Conductor Daniel Barenboim and music writer Dennis Polkow

For more information about the the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra click here.

Visit cso.org for more information about the orchestra’s Chicago performance.

New Documentary Explores the Value of Art

New Documentary Explores the Value of Art

Film Review: SUSPIRIA

Film Review: SUSPIRIA