Barenboim http://iowapublicradio.org en Beethoven 9th & more from Barenboim http://iowapublicradio.org/post/beethoven-9th-more-barenboim <p>Join us at 7PM for Beethoven&#39;s 9th Symphony (preceded by his 2nd) in a concert by Daniel Barenboim and his orchestra of young Israeli and Arab musicians, the West-Eastern Divan. Before, at 5 pm, you can hear him lead the Vienna Philharmonic in Johann Strauss, Jr., and - as pianist - play Mendelssohn, Mozart, and the Chopin Concerto no. 2 (conducted by the Boston Symphony&#39;s new music director, Andris Nelsons). You&#39;ll also hear him say, &quot;I pray every day that I will not get comfortable in my old age.&quot;</p><p></p> Tue, 01 Oct 2013 02:29:03 +0000 Barney Sherman 29888 at http://iowapublicradio.org Beethoven 9th & more from Barenboim