The conductor is dancing
Handel's oriental excursion
...Orient and Occident have never musically interacted as in this concert... Werner Erhardt conducted the baroque orchestra L'arte del mondo as well as the turkish Pera ensemble. Surprisingly, the common musical elements exceeded the differences by far...
...Still, both musical parties showed strong individual characteristics. The question whether a "universal music culture" exists has never been answered more convincingly. No, it does not. And it's good this way...