"Listen to the World!"
Daniel Barenboim and the
West-Eastern Divan Orchestra
December 14-16, 2006
Brown University President Ruth Simmons and the Cogut Center for the Humanities are pleased to announce this historic first performance in Providence of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra and their music director, Daniel Barenboim.
Schedule of public events:
Thursday, December 14
Open rehearsal with the Brown Orchestra
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 5 ("Emperor")
Saleem Abboud Ashkar, piano
Friday, December 15
The Providence String Quartet
and Members of the West-Eastern Divan
Mendelssohn: Octet for Strings (first movement)
Immediately following the performance
Saturday, December 16
Veterans Memorial Auditorium
Beethoven: Leonore Overture No. 3, Op. 72a
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Oboe,Clarinet, Horn, Bassoon and Orchestra KV 297b
Brahms: Symphony No. 1, Op. 68
Tickets are free of charge and available from the Office of University Events, 71 George Street, 9am - 5pm, Mon., Dec. 4 - Wed., Dec. 6. Community groups interested in reserving blocks of seats, or anyone needing further information, should call the ticket hotline at 401/863-1055.