Peacemaker and author Daniel Buttry profiles Leonard Bernstein’s conducting of Beethoven’s 9th Symphony in the “Freedom Concert” in Berlin in 1989.
Category: Music Festival
Peace activist and author Daniel Buttry profiles the world-famous cellist Pablo Cassals, who eventually was awarded the U.S. Presidential Medal of Freedom.
Peace activist and author Daniel Buttry profiles Vedran Smajlović (b. 1956), better known as “The Cellist of Sarajevo,” and includes a video of the piece.
ReadTheSpirit Editor David Crumm profiles Patrick S. Gilmore, the American band composer who organized two vast peace jubilees in Boston in 1869 and 1872.
Peacemaker and author Daniel Buttry profiles Russian musician and peace activist Yuri Shevchuk, whose rock band DDT wrote the song “Don’t Shoot!”