West-Eastern Divan orchestra

New Honors for West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

The youth orchestra made up of Israeli, Palestinian, and other Arab musicians received the Dresden Peace Prize.

Arab-Israeli Youth Win Prize for Peace

The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra received the Westphalia Peace Prize in Münster, Germany.
“German Peace Prize for Barenboim,” Deutsche Welle, October 30, 2010

Music Can Promote Peace between Armenians and Turks

An exciting experiment was launched a decade ago by director Daniel Barenboim and the late Palestinian intellectual Edward Said to bring together young Israeli, Palestinian, and other Arab musicians in the West-Eastern Divan orchestra. Read further...