Children of the Stone:
The Power of Music in a Hard Land
In conversation with Kelly McEvers
April 21, 2015
The veteran journalist and critically acclaimed author of The Lemon Tree brings us another true story of hope in the Palestinian-Israeli impasse. Children of the Stone chronicles a young violist— Ramzi Hussein Aburedwan– who escapes a Palestinian refugee camp and later returns to fulfill his dream: establishing a music school with the help of Israeli musicians including Daniel Barenboim, director of the Berlin State Opera and La Scala. Listen in on this moving conversation about how a love of music transforms and empowers lives in a war-torn land.