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Daniel Barenboim gives an impromptu address to the BBC Proms audience.

Duration: 07:18

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Daniel Barenboim gives an impromptu address to the BBC Proms audience following his performance of Beethoven Symphony No 9 with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra bringing their residency at the Proms to a close. He talks about the experience of performing the complete Beethoven symphony cycle alongside major works by Pierre Boulez at the Proms, his work with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra and his aims for the creation of the orchestra, which he co-founded with Edward Said.

Available since: Wed 5 Sep 2012

This clip is from

BBC Proms 2012 Season, Prom 18: Beethoven's Symphony No 9

The West-Eastern Divan Orchestra performs Beethoven's Ninth Symphony (Choral).

First broadcast: 27 Jul 2012

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