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Daniel Barenboim Returns to Chicago

If last night you found yourself at the Harris Theater in Millennium Park, then you heard the renowned pianist Daniel Barenboim perform an all Franz Liszt program. These days the former Chicago Symphony Orchestra conductor calls Berlin home. But Barenboim is really a man of the world, holding citizenship in Argentina, Spain, Israel and most recently Palestine. 

This has been whirlwind year for Barenboim. The politically vocal Ashkenazi Jew put out a new book, conducted his first opera at the Met in New York, and continued his work with the young Arab and Jewish musicians that form the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra.

Alison Cuddy spoke with Barenboim yesterday.

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