A Last Conversation with Edward Said, Part 2

     Might Johannes Brahms’ E-minor Sonata for piano and cello have charms to soothe the savagery of the Arab-Israeli conflict?  “No, I doubt it,” said Edward Said in our last conversation, with music, three years ago.  “But it could produce quite extraordinary configurations like the one last summer in Weimar,” with 80 young musicians from the Middle East […]