Most recent article by: Peter Zimmermann

The Pan-Arab Youth Orchestra in concert in Berlin (photo: Kai Bienert/Young Euro Classic)

Pan-Arab Youth Orchestra

Music to Combat Hopelessness

The world's only pan-Arab youth orchestra met in Berlin to make music together. But the young musicians also discussed the situation in their home countries – politics, hopes and fears. Peter Zimmermann reportsMore

Daniel Barenboim (photo: EPA/Mohamed Omar)

Interview with Daniel Barenboim

''Mutual Appreciation Is Essential''

Pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim has founded an academy in Berlin for musicians from the Middle East, an effort at easing decades of conflict. Peter Zimmermann talked to him about the background and his hopes for the projectMore