Conductor Daniel Barenboim (74) has started a series of YouTube discussions, Parallels & Paradoxes, which brings him face to face with a grand variety of representatives from different disciplines of art. « Through debating a wide range of topics and diving deep into an interdisciplinary discourse, multiple parallels and paradoxes between arts, philosophical standpoints and the understanding of music, are elaborated », a communication text says.

In part 1 of Parallels & Paradoxes, Daniel Barenboim and actor Christoph Waltz discuss similarities and differences between music and drama referring to fidelity to a text.


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