Concerts and the City – Urban storytelling with Daniel Libeskind

There is a deeply affecting quality about star architect Daniel Libeskind’s simple, elegant elucidations, which possesses an air of truth that never fails to inspire. Perhaps most essentially, they offer a glimpse into the deeply enthusiastic and positive worldview so inherent in all of his endeavors. “You have to bring hope,” Libeskind tells Listen. “without a positive sense of the future, you can’t build architecture, because you are laying foundations.” This article was published...
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Elena Bashkirova – creating crossroads in music with the Jerusalem International Chamber Music Festival

  The drive to make a difference may run in the family, but Elena Bashkirova, married to Daniel Barenboim, has managed to make her own mark on the international cultural music scene as the founding artistic director of the Jerusalem International Chamber Music Festival. “I never planned to become a director, it happened totally by chance,” says the energetic pianist about her inspired undertaking, which – during two weeks each September – has united...
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