West-Eastern Divan Orchestra and Daniel Barenboim
Monday 13 Aug 2018 6:30pm
Part of Snape Proms
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Barenboim and his unique orchestra make their Snape Maltings debut
Elsa Dreisig soprano
Lisa Batiashvili violin
Daniel Barenboim conductor
Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto in D major, Op.35
David Robert Coleman Looking for Palestine (UK premiere) 20’
Scriabin The Poem of Ecstasy 22’
Please note change from printed programme
Daniel Barenboim and his pioneering orchestra make their first visits to Snape Maltings. Comprised of young musicians from both Arab and Israeli backgrounds, the orchestra’s radiant and intense playing has won world-wide acclaim.
A new work by a British composer is framed by Brahms’ lyrical concerto, played by one of the work’s leading interpreters, and Scriabin’s voluptuous and exhilarating tone poem.