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Beethoven’s Fidelio, led by Music Director Daniel Barenboim, inaugurates Teatro alla Scala’s 2014/15 season

Daniel Barenboim will inaugurate the Teatro alla Scala’s 2014/15 season on December 7, leading a new production of Beethoven’s Fidelio. The staging by Deborah Warner stars Peter Mattei as Don Fernando, Falk Struckmann as Don...
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Barenboim performs Schubert piano sonatas in four La Scala recitals

This December at the Teatro alla Scala, Daniel Barenboim will perform Piano Sonatas by Franz Schubert across four recitals, December 3, 12, 15, and 22. For the pianist/conductor, who recently recorded a complete cycle of the...
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Barenboim and Staatskapelle Berlin to commemorate 25th anniversary of fall of Berlin Wall with “Ode to Joy” at Brandenburg Gate

This Sunday, 9 November, Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall with a performance of the “Ode to Joy” from Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony at the Brandenburg...
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With Wiener Philharmoniker, Barenboim conducts Schubert & Boulez

This weekend with the Wiener Philharmoniker, Daniel Barenboim conducts a program comprising Schubert's Symphony No. 8, "Unfinished" and works by Pierre Boulez. Barenboim leads the French composer's Livre pour cordes...
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Barenboim performs Mozart & Mahler with Filarmonica della Scala

This fall Daniel Barenboim conducts the Filarmonica della Scala in three concerts, featuring music by Mozart and Mahler’s Ninth Symphony, at the Milan house November 12, 14, and 15. The La Scala Music Director opens the...
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Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra, starring Plácido Domingo, at Teatro alla Scala

Following performances of Tosca and Tristan und Isolde at the Staatsoper Berlin as well as concerts with the Staatskapelle, Daniel Barenboim returns to the Teatro alla Scala to conduct Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra November 6 to 19,...
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Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra, starring Plácido Domingo, at Teatro alla Scala

Following performances of Tosca and Tristan und Isolde at the Staatsoper Berlin as well as concerts with the Staatskapelle, Daniel Barenboim returns to the Teatro alla Scala to conduct Verdi’s Simon Boccanegra November 6 to 19,...
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September 29 Schubert Recital at Philharmonie Berlin

On September 29, Daniel Barenboim will give a solo recital of piano sonatas by Schubert at the Philharmonie Berlin. The pianist/conductor, who recently released an album of the composer’s complete piano sonatas on the Deutsche...
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Puccini’s Tosca and Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde inaugurate Barenboim’s 2014/15 operatic performances in Berlin

Daniel Barenboim conducts his first operatic performances of the 2014/15 season at the Staatsoper Berlin with Puccini’s Tosca (October 3 - 19) and Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde (October 11 - 26). The October performances of Tosca...
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Staatskapelle Berlin European Tour

This month Daniel Barenboim leads the Staatskapelle Berlin in three European performances, beginning September 4 at Cologne’s Philharmonie with a program of Schubert’s Symphony No. 8, “Unfinished,” and Strauss’s Ein Heldenleben....
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Daniel Barenboim records complete Schubert Piano Sonatas on Deutsche Grammophon label

Daniel Barenboim has recorded Franz Schubert's complete Piano Sonatas on the Deutsche Grammophon label. The new release arrives internationally on August 18, 2014. Order the album here. Spending upwards of six hours a day...
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Daniel Barenboim leads West-Eastern Divan in summer workshop & tour with Teatro Colón residency, European festivals and world premieres

Daniel Barenboim and the members of the West-Eastern Divan reunite in Buenos Aires for a residency at the city’s iconic Teatro Colón, the first of five cities the orchestra travels to on their 2014 summer tour. In addition...
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Peral Music Releases Piano Duos Album, Featuring Daniel Barenboim and Martha Argerich

Peral Music, Daniel Barenboim’s digital record label, releases an extraordinary new album of piano duos with Daniel Barenboim and Martha Argerich. A live recording of the concert that the two musicians gave at the Berlin...
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Reger and Bruckner with Wiener Philharmoniker at Salzburg Festival

On July 23, 2014, Daniel Barenboim appears at the Salzburg Festival to conduct the Wiener Philharmoniker in Bruckner’s Fourth Symphony and Max Reger’s Requiem. Plácido Domingo guests with Barenboim and the orchestra in Reger’s...
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European Tour with Staatskapelle Berlin Takes Barenboim and Orchestra to Paris, Madrid, Barcelona

From July 2 to 7, Daniel Barenboim leads the Staatskapelle Berlin on European tour, performing in Paris (July 2 & 3), Madrid (July 5 & 6), and Barcelona (July 7). Barenboim conducts a program comprising Strauss’s Don...
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Live online and in European cinemas: Daniel Barenboim performs Brahms Piano Concerto No. 1 with Sir Simon Rattle and Berliner Philharmoniker

On Wednesday, June 18, Daniel Barenboim guests with the Berliner Philharmoniker conducted by Sir Simon Rattle in Brahms’s First Piano Concerto, a sold-out performance that will transmitted worldwide in the Digital Concert Hall...
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Così fan tutte at Teatro alla Scala

From June 19 to 30, Daniel Barenboim conducts a new production of Mozart’s Così fan tutte at the Teatro alla Scala. The La Scala Music Director leads his second Mozart opera at the Milan House with a staging by Claus Guth. The...
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Max Reger Requiem with Wiener Philharmoniker

Daniel Barenboim conducts the Wiener Philharmoniker at the Musikverein in concerts as pat of Wiener Festwochen 2014. On June 14, Barenboim leads the orchestra and guest soloist Bernarda Fink in Max Reger’s Requiem and Bruckner’s...
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Staatsoper für alle concert on Bebelplatz Berlin and worldwide lifestream 1 June, 2014

Music Director Daniel Barenboim conducts the Staatskapelle Berlin on the city's Bebelplatz for their annual “Staatsoper für alle” concert, a spectacular open-air performance that, for the first time, will be streamed live...
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May performances include Staatskapelle concert in Dresden, La Scala recital with Rolando Villazón, and solo piano recitals at Klavier Festival Ruhr and Alte Oper Frankfurt

In the coming weeks, Daniel Barenboim appears onstage as pianist and conductor, beginning May 23 at the Semperoper Dresden as he and the Staatskapelle Berlin continue their tour. The Staatskapelle Berlin Music Director leads a...
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Barenboim honored with Royal Philharmonic Society Conductor Award for Proms Ring Cycle with Staatskapelle Berlin

Daniel Barenboim has been honored with the Royal Philharmonic Society Conductor Award for his performances with the Staatskapelle Berlin of Wagner’s Ring cycle at the BBC Proms last summer. The Royal Philharmonic Society Music...
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Barenboim-Said Akademie begins construction

A new, unique music academy is taking shape in Berlin: Starting in the fall of 2016, gifted young students will embark upon a new course of study. In addition to musical instruction, the Barenboim-Said Akademie will include a...
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Daniel Barenboim presents Peral Music: digital record label for the thinking ear

Today at an event at the Apple Store Berlin, Daniel Barenboim presented his new initiative Peral Music, a digital record label for classical music and the thinking ear. Bruckner’s Symphonies 1 - 3, performed and recorded...
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Daniel Barenboim and Jürgen Flimm introduce 2014/15 season of Staatsoper im Schiller Theater

At today’s Berlin Staatsoper press conference, General Music Director Daniel Barenboim and Artistic Director Jürgen Flimm introduced the 2014/15 season. Highlights of next season’s program include nine new productions on the...
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Event at Apple Store Berlin: Daniel Barenboim to introduce new record label “Peral Music"

On Wednesday, 30 April at 15:00, Daniel Barenboim will introduce his new venture Peral Music, curated by the pianist and conductor himself. He will present his ideas behind this initiative and the record label's forthcoming...
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Daniel Barenboim to conduct Berliner Philharmoniker Europakonzert 2014

On May 1, 2014, Daniel Barenboim will lead the Berliner Philharmoniker in its annual Europakonzert, an event that will be broadcast live in the Digital Concert Hall, on KulturRadio, the ARD television network, and...
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Staatsoper Berlin Festtage 2014

Music Director Daniel Barenboim gives eight performances—ranging from the operatic to concert events—as part of the Staatsoper Berlin’s Festtage 2014 April 11 to 20. This year’s festival opens with Barenboim leading the Wiener...
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Daniel Barenboim to lead West-Eastern Divan in 2014 summer workshop, Buenos Aires residency and European tour

This summer Daniel Barenboim will lead the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra as its musicians come together this August for their annual workshop & summer concerts: a residency at the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, a tour to major...
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German premiere of Carter’s "Instances" with Staatskapelle Berlin

Following performances of The Tsar’s Bride at the Teatro alla Scala and concerts with the Milan house’s orchestra, Daniel Barenboim leads the German premiere of Elliott Carter’s “Instances” in two concerts with the Staatskapelle...
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Tchaikovsky's Fifth Symphony with the Filarmonica della Scala

On March 13, 15, and 16, Daniel Barenboim will lead the Filarmonica della Scala in three concerts at the Teatro alla Scala. Barenboim’s program with the Filarmonica opens with Nicolai’s overture to Die lustigen Weiber von...
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The Tsar's Bride at Teatro alla Scala:

La Scala Music Director Daniel Barenboim conducts Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride at the Milan House from March 2 to 14. The new production by Dmitri Tcherniakov stars Olga Peretyatko as Marfa, Johannes Martin Kränzle as...
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Brahms Piano Concerto No. 2 with Staatskapelle Berlin and Zubin Mehta

After leading the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in its United Arab Emirates debut last month and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in Salzburg, Daniel Barenboim returns to Berlin as soloist in Brahms’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in...
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Daniel Barenboim to conduct La Scala tribute to Claudio Abbado

Daniel Barenboim will conduct the Filarmonica della Scala in a tribute performance to the Milan house’s long-time Music Director Claudio Abbado. Barenboim will lead the orchestra in a performance of the Funeral March (Adagio...
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Daniel Barenboim to conduct West-Eastern Divan Orchestra's United Arab Emirates debut 23 January

Daniel Barenboim will lead the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in its debut in United Arab Emirates on 23 January, 2014. The landmark performance sees Barenboim conducting the orchestra in Beethoven's Seventh Symphony as well as...
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Barenboim conducts West-Eastern Divan in January concerts

Daniel Barenboim will lead the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in concerts this month at Seville's Teatro de la Maestranza (19 January) and Cádiz's Gran Teatro Falla (21 January). Daniel Barenboim founded the West-Eastern Divan in...
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New Year's Concert 2014 with Vienna Philharmonic to be broadcast worldwide, Sony Classical to release live recording January 13

Daniel Barenboim marks the arrival of 2014 as he leads the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in its New Year’s Concert, a musical tradition that will be broadcast worldwide and recorded live for release by Sony Classical. ...
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Schubert recital tour across Germany

This December, Daniel Barenboim tours Germany with a program of piano sonatas by Franz Schubert. The Argentinean born pianist performs Schubert's Sonata in A Major, D 664; Sonata in A minor, D 845; and Sonata in D Major,...
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DANIEL BARENBOIM TO BE AWARDED MARION DÖNHOFF PREIS FOR WORK WITH WEST-EASTERN DIVAN ORCHESTRA

In a ceremony on 1 December, Daniel Barenboim will receive the Marion Dönhoff Preis, awarded annually to individuals who foster international relations through cultural initiatives. Barenboim was chosen as the 2013 recipient for...
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DANIEL BARENBOIM LEADS IL TROVATORE AT STAATSOPER BERLIN

Beginning November 29, Daniel Barenboim conducts Verdi's Il trovatore at the Staatsoper im Schiller Theater. The production, directed by German filmmaker Philipp Stölzl, sees Plácido Domingo as Conte di Luna, Anna Netrebko as...
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Staatskapelle Berlin concert with Lang Lang to support reconstruction of Staatsoper Unter den Linden

Daniel Barenboim will lead the Staatskapelle Berlin on November 13 in a concert supporting the reconstruction of the Staatsoper Unter den Linden. The concert, which takes place at the Philharmonie Berlin, sees guest soloist Lang...
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Daniel Barenboim leads Staatskapelle in Berlin premiere of Teufel Amor by Jörg Widmann

This month Daniel Barenboim will lead the Staatskapelle Berlin in the German capital’s premiere performances of Jörg Widmann’s Teufel Amor at the city’s Philharmonie (November 11) and Konzerthaus (November 17). Violinist Guy...
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Daniel Barenboim to be honored with Freedom Award of Freie Universität

Daniel Barenboim will receive the Freedom Award of Freie Universität Berlin in a ceremony on October 23, 2013. The Freedom Award honors persons who have advanced freedom in a political, social, or academic context. University...
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Daniel Barenboim leads Sasha Waltz world premiere

This month at the Staatsoper im Schiller Theater, Daniel Barenboim leads two exceptional dance performances featuring the choreography of Sasha Waltz on 26 October and 2 November. The program comprises Ms. Waltz’s choreography to...
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Daniel Barenboim begins season at Staatsoper Berlin with trio of operas

To begin his season at the Staatsoper im Schiller Theater this fall, Daniel Barenboim leads a trio of operas by Rimsky-Korsakov, Berg, and Mozart throughout October and early November. From October 3 to 25, Barenboim conducts a...
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Waldbühenkonzert 2014 with West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

Daniel Barenboim’s annual concert with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra at the Waldbühne Berlin will take place 24 August, 2014. Tickets are now available. Daniel Barenboim will lead the orchestra in a program of Mozart and...
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Staatskapelle Berlin’s 2013–14 Season Opens September 15 & 16

Following a summer of performances that included a complete cycle of Wagner’s Ring at the BBC Proms with the Staatskapelle Berlin and a European tour with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim looks ahead to a new...
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France Musique Interview: West-Eastern Divan

Daniel Barenboim is featured on France Musique, the classical and jazz division of Radio France, discussing his work with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra and sharing in detail the ensemble’s mission along with the perspectives...
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Barenboim leads Staatskapelle Berlin in St. Petersburg

Prior to the Orchestra’s 2013-14 opening night on September 15, Daniel Barenboim leads the Staatskapelle Berlin in two concerts at St. Petersburg’s Mikhailovsky Theatre. On September 8, Maestro continues his celebration of...
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The Frost Interview: Daniel Barenboim on Al Jazeera

In an extensive interview with Sir David Frost of Al Jazeera, Daniel Barenboim discusses his career, the joy of making music, and the evolution of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, which he leads during its summer workshop -...
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Making UK Wagner opera debut, Barenboim to conduct Ring Cycle at 2013 BBC Proms

Daniel Barenboim will conduct the Staatskapelle Berlin in the first complete Wagner Ring Cycle at the BBC Proms this summer, marking the Maestro's Wagner opera debut in the United Kingdom. Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin...
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West-Eastern Divan Orchestra summer workshop & tour

This summer, Daniel Barenboim and the musicians of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra will come together for their annual summer workshop in Spain and their 2013 European tour, giving 12 concerts in ten cities across Spain, France,...
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New Release: Berlioz's Symphonie Fantastique with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra

July 1 sees the international release of the latest album from Daniel Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, focusing on Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique. Recorded live in a gripping performance at the 2009 BBC Proms, the...
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Wagner's Ring Cycle at the Teatro alla Scala

Beginning Monday, June 17, Daniel Barenboim takes the podium of the Teatro alla Scala to lead two complete Ring cycles at the Milan house. The La Scala Music Director conducts a leading roster of singers in Guy Cassier's staging...
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Brahms Requiem with West-Eastern Divan Orchestra at Salzburg Festival

Daniel Barenboim reunites with the musicians of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in Salzburg, Austria for a May 20 performance of Brahms's magnificent Requiem at the Whitsun Festival. Joining Barenboim and the Divan Orchestra...
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APRIL SOLO & COLLABORATIVE RECITALS

This month, Daniel Barenboim complements his orchestral and operatic performances with two unique performances in Berlin and Copenhagen. On April 12, mezzo-soprano Magdalena Kožená and Barenboim present a recital of art songs and...
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European premiere of "A Sunbeam's Architecture"

Yesterday Daniel Barenboim led the Staatskapelle Berlin and tenor Rolando Villazón in the European premiere of Elliott Carter's A Sunbeam's Architecture.  "I am thrilled that this cycle saw its successful European...
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Barenboim to lead European premiere of Carter's A Sunbeam's Architecture with Staatskapelle Berlin, Rolando Villazón

Next week Daniel Barenboim leads the Staatskapelle Berlin in the European premiere of Elliott Carter's A Sunbeam's Architecture at Berlin's Konzerthaus (April 8) and Konzerthaus (April 9) with guest soloist Rolando Villazón. The...
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Barenboim to lead European premiere of Carter's A Sunbeam's Architecture with Staatskapelle Berlin, Rolando Villazón

Next week Daniel Barenboim leads the Staatskapelle Berlin in the European premiere of Elliott Carter's A Sunbeam's Architecture at Berlin's Konzerthaus (April 8) and Konzerthaus (April 9) with guest soloist Rolando Villazón. The...
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Barenboim to lead European premiere of Carter's A Sunbeam's Architecture with Staatskapelle Berlin, Rolando Villazón

Next week Daniel Barenboim leads the Staatskapelle Berlin in the European premiere of Elliott Carter's A Sunbeam's Architecture at Berlin's Konzerthaus (April 8) and Konzerthaus (April 9) with guest soloist Rolando Villazón. The...
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EASTER FESTTAGE IN BERLIN

As part of the Staatsoper im Schiller Theater's Festtage 2013, Barenboim will lead three unique programs at Berlin's Philharmonie this month. He conducts songs by Verdi and Luciano Berio with...
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Berlin Ring Cycle: Wagner 1813 | 2013

This Sunday, Daniel Barenboim and the Staatsoper im Schiller Theater present a new production of Wagner's Götterdammerung, the fourth and final installment of director Guy Cassier's Ring Cycle, which will be performed for the...
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Daniel Barenboim returns to Berlin for Staatskapelle concerts, art song recital

Daniel Barenboim - who was recently awarded the Bundesverdienstkreuz (Federal Cross of Merit) by President Joachim Gauck - returns to the German capital this month for a series of concerts with the Staatskapelle Berlin and a...
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West-Eastern Divan Orchestra US Tour (Jan 23 - Feb 3) Includes Symphonies at Carnegie Hall; Boston Debut; Concerts at Columbia, Brown & Poisson Rouge; and Documentary at Symphony Space

This month Daniel Barenboim returns to the United States for a rare American appearance with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, the ensemble that he founded in 1999 with the late Palestinian literary...
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WAGNER'S LOHENGRIN OPENS LA SCALA SEASON

On December 7, Teatro alla Scala Music Director Daniel Barenboim opens the Milan house’s 2012-2013 season with a new production of Richard Wagner’s Lohengrin. This new staging by Claus Guth boasts a stellar cast that includes...
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La musica è un tutto by Daniel Barenboim

Daniel Barenboim has published his latest book, La musica è un tutto: Etica ed estetica (Music as a Whole: Ethics and Aesthetics), reflections on making, reading, playing and listening to music: music that connects people,...
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Carter premiere, piano concerti, and leading conductors celebrate Daniel Barenboim’s 70th birthday

Daniel Barenboim will celebrate his 70th birthday with a series of concerts that include the Filarmonica della Scala, the Staatskapelle Berlin, the Wiener Philharmoniker, and musical colleagues from throughout his career. The...
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Siegfried at the Teatro alla Scala

Daniel Barenboim continues his season-long celebration of Wagner's bicentennary, conducting Siegfried at the Teatro alla Scala through November 18. Wagner figures prominently in the maestro's Milan performances. At...
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Complete Beethoven for All Recordings Available from October 15

Beginning October 15, Beethoven for All – Daniel Barenboim's recording of complete cycles of the composer's symphonies with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, the piano concertos with the Staatskapelle Berlin, and the...
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Daniel Barenboim honored with ECHO Klassik Lifetime Achievement Award

Daniel Barenboim has been honored with the ECHO Klassik Lifetime Achievement Award, bestowed by the German Recording Academy, the cultural body of the Federal Music Industry Association. "Daniel Barenboim is without a...
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BARENBOIM BEGINS SEASON-LONG CELEBRATION OF WAGNER'S BICENTENNIAL WITH PERFORMANCES AT STAATSOPER BERLIN, TEATRO ALLA SCALA

This October, Daniel Barenboim will conduct Wagner's Die Walküre and Siegfried at the Staatsoper Berlin, kicking off a season-long celebration of the master opera composer's bicentennary at the German house. On October 3, 6, and...
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Jonas Kaufmann joins Barenboim for Schubert’s Die schöne Müllerin

German tenor Jonas Kaufmann will join Daniel Barenboim at Berlin’s Philharmonie on September 30 for a performance of Schubert’s Die schöne Müllerin. The classic song cycle depicts the unrequited love of a wandering miller, with...
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Staatskapelle Berlin Music Director opens 2012 – 2013 with Bruch, Carter, Bruckner

On September 16 and 18, Music Director Daniel Barenboim leads Staatskapelle Berlin in its season opening concerts at the Philharmonie Berlin. Now in his twentieth year as head of the Staatsoper Unter den Linden and its orchestra,...
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Barenboim leads the Teatro alla Scala on tour in Europe & Russia

This month, house Music Director Daniel Barenboim takes the Teatro alla Scala on tour across Europe and to Moscow for performances at the historic Bolshoi Theatre. The maestro leads the Filarmonica e Coro della Scala and a...
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Barenboim explores Schubert’s piano works in Salzburg and Dubrovnik

This week Daniel Barenboim explores the music of Franz Schubert in recitals at the Salzburg Festival and the Dubrovnik Summer Festival. The maestro returns to Salzburg for three all-Schubert programs. On August 15, he performs...
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Daniel Barenboim & West-Eastern Divan Orchestra embark on “Beethoven for All” Summer Tour

Daniel Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra – the much-lauded ensemble of young Arab and Israeli musicians that Barenboim co-founded in 1999 with the late Palestinian-born literary scholar Edward...
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West-Eastern Divan Orchestra to Honor Pope’s Saint Day with Private Concert

At the personal invitation of Pope Benedict XVI, Daniel Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra will give a private concert before the Holy Father on July 11 to mark the Pontiff’s Saint Day. The concert will take place in...
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Staatskapelle Berlin summer concerts

Currently conducting Don Giovanni at the Staatsoper Berlin’s Schiller Theater through July 6, Daniel Barenboim will lead the Staatskapelle Berlin in two Berlin concerts that showcase the music of Tchaikovsky and Brahms, performed...
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Barenboim conducts Don Giovanni at Staatsoper Berlin beginning June 24

From June 24 to July 6, Daniel Barenboim conducts five sold-out performances of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's Don Giovanni at the Staatsoper Berlin's Schiller Theater in a production by Claus Guth. Christopher Maltman portrays the...
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Beethoven for All

"Beethoven's music is universal... Everywhere in the world - it speaks to all people." - Daniel Barenboim  Beginning this month, Daniel Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra release Beethoven for...
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Staatskapelle tour to include Bruckner symphony cycle and Musikverein residency

Beginning June 3, Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin explore the music of Bruckner and Mozart on tour in Germany and Austria, including a ten-day residency at Vienna's Musikverein. They begin their performances with...
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Simon Boccanegra, starring Plácido Domingo, at Staatsoper Berlin

Beginning May 26, Daniel Barenboim leads three performances of Giuseppe Verdi's Simon Boccanegra, starring the legendary Plácido Domingo in the title role. Verdi's opera follows the life of Simon Boccanegra, an imperfect yet...
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Schoenberg and Debussy comprise Barenboim's Vienna Philharmonic concerts

As Daniel Barenboim performs Mozart’s music with the Vienna Philharmonic on tour and at home in the Austrian capital, the maestro looks ahead to two performances with the Philharmonic that juxtapose Claude Debussy’s music...
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Pope Benedict XVI to attend concert at the Teatro alla Scala

On June 1 Daniel Barenboim will conduct Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with the Orchestra e Coro del Teatro alla Scala in the presence of Pope Benedict XVI. The Pope is known for his fondness of music, and this performance will be...
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Barenboim conducts Mozart with Vienna Philharmonic

Beginning May 13, Daniel Barenboim leads the Vienna Philharmonic in concerts that explore the music of Mozart. He begins this orchestral series with a program of Mozart’s last three symphonies, K543, K550, and K551 in Vienna (May...
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Katara Festival for Music and Dialogue cancelled - “Current political developments across the Arab region” cited as reason

Berlin, April 25, 2012 – Katara Cultural Village, the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra's partner in the organization of the “Festival for Music and Dialogue” in Doha, announced today that much to their regret they have decided to...
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Anna Netrebko & Daniel Barenboim to perform Russian art songs at Vienna's Musikverein

On May 6, Daniel Barenboim and Russian soprano Anna Netrebko take the stage of Vienna's Musikverein for a sold-out recital of works by Tchaikovsky and Rimsky-Korsakov. Their program features less-explored repertoire by the two...
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Barenboim and Staatskapelle Berlin tour London & Paris

This April, Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin travel to London and Paris for a concert tour that includes Bruckner's last three symphonies as well as two Mozart concerti, featuring the maestro as conductor and...
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Barenboim's FESTTAGE 2012 performances showcase roles as conductor and pianist

As part of the Staatsoper Unter den Linden's FESTTAGE 2012, Daniel Barenboim leads a series of performances in Berlin that showcase his musical life as both a conductor and a pianist. On April 5, Barenboim leads the Staatskapelle...
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Barenboim conducts Lulu at Staatsoper Berlin

From March 31 to April 14, Daniel Barenboim leads performances of Alban Berg's Lulu as part of the Staatsoper Berlin's FESTTAGE 2012. Following the acclaimed production of Wozzeck by Andrea Breth, the German director returns to...
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New release: Bruckner's 7th Symphony with the Staatskapelle Berlin

This March sees the international release of Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin's latest album, a live recording at the Philharmonie Berlin of Bruckner's 7th Symphony. Barenboim's latest disc captures a gripping...
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This month, three Wagner Operas at the Staatsoper Berlin

Over the course of three weeks, Daniel Barenboim leads performances of three Wagner operas at the Staatsoper Berlin: Tristan und Isolde (March 10, 18, 25), Das Rheingold (March 30), and Die...
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Brahms, Berg, and Strauss feature in Barenboim’s Staatskapelle Berlin concerts March 6 & 7

Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin will perform the music of Brahms, Berg, and Strauss on March 6 at Berlin’s Philharmonie and on March 7 at Berlin’s Konzerthaus. The Austro-German program opens with Brahms’s Piano...
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Barenboim, Anna Netrebko, and Staatskapelle Berlin to give Staatsoper benefit concert at Berlin's Philharmonie

On Wednesday February 29, Daniel Barenboim conducts the Staatskapelle Berlin in a special benefit concert that supports the major renovation of the Staatsoper Unter den Linden theater. This exceptional musical event will take...
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Barenboim, Anna Netrebko, and Staatskapelle Berlin to give Staatsoper benefit concert at Berlin's Philharmonie (copy 1)

On Wednesday February 29, Daniel Barenboim conducts the Staatskapelle Berlin in a special benefit concert that supports the major renovation of the Staatsoper Unter den Linden theater. This exceptional musical event will take...
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Barenboim to give Schubert recital at the Staatsoper im Schiller Theater February 19

On February 19, Daniel Barenboim gives a matinee piano recital dedicated to the piano music of Franz Schubert at the Staatsoper im Schiller Theater. Barenboim will perform the Sonata in G Major D 894 op. 78 and the Sonata in C...
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This February, Barenboim leads Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro at the Staatsoper Berlin

After touring with both the Staatskapelle Berlin and the Filarmonica della Scala in January and early February, Daniel Barenboim returns to the Staatsoper Berlin, where he has served as General Music Director since 1992....
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Vienna Philharmonic and Barenboim to perform together at Salzburg’s annual Mozart Week

On February 4, Daniel Barenboim joins the Vienna Philharmonic for anexceptional concert in Salzburg at the Grosses Festspielhaus. The performance is part of the annual Salzburg Mozart Week presented by the International Mozarteum...
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West-Eastern Divan Orchestra and Barenboim launch 2012 “Beethoven for All” tour in Munich this July

On July 10, Daniel Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra make their Munich debut as they perform Beethoven’s Symphony No. 6, “Pastoral” and Symphony No. 7 at Munich’s Philharmonie. The Bavarian capital is the first stop...
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Barenboim leads Filarmonica della Scala in concerts in Paris, Frankfurt, and Milan this January

Daniel Barenboim, who recently began his tenure as Music Director of the Teatro alla Scala, leads the Filarmonica della Scala in concerts highlighting the music of Maurice Ravel this January both at home in Milan and on tour in...
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Barenboim heralds the New Year with the Staatskappelle Berlin

After Daniel Barenboim completes his run of Don Giovanni at La Scala – his first as Music Director of the house – he heralds the New Year with two performances of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Staatskappelle Berlin on...
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