Interview: Daniel Barenboim
On its tenth anniversary, the conductor speaks about the orchestra he created made up of both Arab and Israeli youths.
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2009 13:32 GMT

Ten years ago the influential conductor Daniel Barenboim set out to create an orchestra that would promote understanding in the Middle East.

Today, his West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, made up of Arabs and Israelis, is celebrated as a ground-breaking collaboration between youths from both sides.

The orchestra is currently touring Europe to mark their tenth anniversary.

Al Jazeera's Felicity Barr spoke to Barenboim in London.

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