Dorothea Röschmann


Waltraud Meier


Michael Volle


Daniel Barenboim


Members of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

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Hugo Wolf

Selected Goethe Songs

Robert Schumann

Lied der Suleika Op. 25/9

Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

Suleika Op. 57/3 «Was bedeutet die Bewegung»

Guillem Palomar

“Im Ocean der Sterne” for Baritone, Horn, Violoncello, and Piano

World Premiere

Johannes Brahms

String Sextet in B-flat major Op. 18

Bringing A New Divan to a close, Waltraud Meier, Dorothea Röschmann, and Michael Volle, together with Daniel Barenboim and members of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, present musical echoes of Goethe’s West-östlicher Divan. They will perform songs by Robert Schumann, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, and Hugo Wolf, as well as the world premiere of a new Goethe setting by Guillem Palomar, composition student at the Barenboim-Said Akademie. The program is completed by Brahms’s first String Sextet.


Complementing the festival program, works by visual artist and activist Bahia Shehab will be on display in an exhibition. Admission to all events except the concert is free, numbered tickets are required.