"People are craving this great progress in electronics going after computers the Internet etc. Its a giant progress technologically. But they must have a balance of soul a balance for human beauty. That means art has an important role."
"Baalbek is so beautiful. It is the heart of beauty in the Middle East - I want to embrace these people with my music. I will try so hard for them. Their president is a Christian their prime minister is a Muslim. Music is for everyone."