Members of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra et al. in Pilas - late 20th Century

from Everything is connected : the power of music, page 78:

The following summer the mezzo-soprano Waltraud Meier was with us in Pilas, to participate in the activities of the orchestra and to rehearse the Ninth Symphony of Beethoven, which she performed with us five times that summer. On the afternoon of her arrival I told her to warm up her voice before the orchestra rehearsal because we had a surprise for her. She had been expecting to hear us rehearse the First Brahms Symphony, which was also on the programme for the concert tour, and she could hardly contain her curiosity. When she heard the opening of the prelude to Tristan und Isolde she was …   more >>
cite as

Daniel Barenboim, and Elena Cheah (ed.), Everything is connected : the power of music (:London, 2008), p. 78. accessed: 19 April, 2024

location of experience: Pilas


Waltraud Meier
Daniel Barenboim
Conducting, Pianist

Listening to

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Wagner Prelude & Liebestod (Tristan und Isolde)
written by Richard Wagner
performed by West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Waltraud Meier, Daniel Barenboim, Mahavishnu Orchestra

Experience Information

Date/Time late 20th Century
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by tlisboa on Tue, 22 Jul 2014 22:18:10 +0100
Approved on Mon, 18 Jan 2016 17:15:35 +0000