A memoir by the master pianist, conductor and internationalist Daniel Barenboim - 'the closest thing that classical music can offer to Nelson Mandela' [THE TIMES]
Daniel Barenboim is an internationally famous conductor and pianist. He holds citizenship in Argentina, Israel and Spain and now lives in Berlin.
Barenboim's book is at its best when he explains the unique status of music. He describes brilliantly how it works and the way in which its intricacies and logic justify his faith that everything is connected...It establishes him as the most pure-hearted and, therefore, anguished advocate of the lasting importance of art. - SUNDAY TIMESPolitically and emtionally charged, this is a forceful volume. - FINANCIAL TIMES - James UrquhartHe is as elegant at the word processor as he is on the podium. - SUNDAY TELEGRAPH - Nicholas Bagnall