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Beethoven Sonata Cycle & Diabelli Variations Released on Deutsche Grammophon


Deutsche Grammophon has announced that Daniel Barenboim's compete recording of the Beethoven Sonata Cycle will be released internationally on October 30. Barenboim has maintained an intimate relationship with Beethoven throughout his career. Due…

Upcoming Performances in Berlin


Next week, Daniel Barenboim kicks off the fall season with performances at the Berlin State Opera and Pierre Boulez Saal. Beginning on August 31, Barenboim leads the Staatskapelle Berlin in a performance…

August Performances in Berlin and Salzburg


This August, Daniel Barenboim conducts and performs several live, in-person concerts at the Pierre Boulez Saal and the Salzburg Festival. Beginning in Berlin on August 13 and 14, Barenboim and the West-Eastern…

Pierre Boulez Saal Launches “A Festival of New Music”


On July 9, Daniel Barenboim, curates and hosts “A Festival of New Music” with flutist Emmanuel Pahud. Over the course of the four-day festival, new works by ten of today's leading contemporary composers – Irini Amargianaki,…

Coming Soon: Sea Pictures / Falstaff from Decca Classics


After a triumphant 2017 recording of Dream of Gerontius, Daniel Barenboim continues his Elgar recordings on Decca Classics with the upcoming "Sea Pictures / Falstaff." Recorded live in 2019, Barenboim is joined by Latvian…

Performance at the Festival de Granada


On June 24, Daniel Barenboim performs a solo recital at the Festival de Granada. The recital will consist of two works by Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 31 in A flat major, Op.…

Honorary Doctorate from University of Florence


In June 2020, Daniel Barenboim was awarded an honorary master’s degree in International Relations and European Studies from the University of Florence. The academic distinction was conferred by the University in recognition…

Vienna Philharmonic Returns to Live Performances


On June 5, the Vienna Philharmonic resumes performances for a limited live audience, according to social distancing regulations. Daniel Barenboim and the orchestra perform Mozart's Piano Concerto in Bb major K. 595…

Daniel Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra Awarded the 2020 Rheingau Musik Pries


The Rheingau Music Festival has announced that Daniel Barenboim and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra have been awarded the 2020 recipients of the prestigious Rheingau Musik Pries. Awarded to a "prominent performer, composer, musicologist or…

Live Streamed Performances at Pierre Boulez Saal


As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Pierre Boulez Saal is offering free online streams through the digital concert series INTERMISSION. The initiative continues throughout April with Daniel Barenboim and chamber music…