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A 20-year celebration of the Staatskapelle Berlin orchestra academy


On 1 July, Daniel Barenboim joins current and former members of the Staatskapelle Berlin's orchestra academy for a 20-year celebration of the program. In 1998 Barenboim led efforts to start an ensemble…

Barenboim conducts Verdi’s ‘Macbeth’ at Staatsoper Unter den Linden


General Music Director Daniel Barenboim conducts the Staatsoper Berlin in Verdi's Macbeth. The production by Harry Copper sees performances by Plácido Domingo in the title role, Anna Netrebko as Lady Macbeth, Kwangchul…

Debussy 100th at Pierre Boulez Saal


June 3 at Berlin's Pierre Boulez Saal, Daniel Barenboim joins a group of artists – many frequent collaborators – to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the death of Claude Debussy. The group…

Barenboim leads Staatsoper Berlin in Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande


Staatsoper Berlin General Music Director Daniel Barenboim leads the company in a production of Pelléas et Mélisande on 27 & 31 May and 10 & 14 June. Ruth Berghuas's staging returns to…

Staatsoper für alle 2018


General Music Director Daniel Barenboim takes part in the Staatsoper Berlin's annual Staatsoper für alle concerts in Berlin's Bebelplatz this June. In the square on 16 June, Barenboim leads the Staatskapelle Berlin…

Barenboim at Salzburg Whitsun Festival


Daniel Barenboim returns to the Salzburg Whitsun Festival for two performances with the Staatskapelle Berlin this May. The orchestra's General Music Director takes the podium on 20 May for Grieg's Piano Concerto…

A reunion with Martha Argerich in Vienna


Daniel Barenboim reunites with pianist Martha Argerich for a duo recital in Vienna on 11 May. They celebrate the music of Claude Debussy. Onstage at the Musikverein, Barenboim and Argerich perform Debussy's…

Daniel Barenboim appears in trio recital throughout April


Daniel Barenboim joins his son, violinist Michael Barenboim, and cellist Kian Soltani for a series of trio recitals in April 2018. The group appears at the Klavier-Festival Ruhr on 20 April, presenting…

60 Minutes: Watch special report on Daniel Barenboim & West-Eastern Divan Orchestra


CBS's 60 Minutes offers a report from Ramallah and Berlin, exploring Daniel Barenboim's work with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra and the Barenboim-Said Akademie. Aired on April 1, 2018, you can watch the…

New animated series: Max & Maestro


Daniel Barenboim lends his persona to Max & Maestro, a new animated television series from Monello Productions. In the series, young adult Max dreams of becoming a musician and, after a chance…