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Performing Beethoven’s Sonatas at Pierre Boulez Saal


Beginning December 20, Daniel Barenboim returns to Pierre Boulez Saal, performing Beethoven’s Sonatas as part of the ongoing celebration of Beethoven’s 250th anniversary. An inimitable interpreter of Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas, Barenboim first…

Conducting the Staatskapelle Berlin with Soloist Elīna Garanča


On December 16 and 17, Daniel Barenboim conducts the Staatskapelle Berlin with soloist Elīna Garanča, leading a program of Schumann, Elgar, and Debussy. Centered around the evocative nature of the sea, the…

Beethoven Piano Trios at Pierre Boulez Saal 


This December, Daniel Barenboim returns to Pierre Boulez Saal, performing Beethoven’s Piano Trios with Michael Barenboim (violin) and Kian Soltani (cello). As a prelude to Beethoven Year, the trio—who previously presented the…

Samson et Dalila at Staatsoper Unter den Linden


From November 24 through December 14, Daniel Barenboim conducts five performances of Camille Saint-Saëns’s Samson et Dalila at Staatsoper Unter den Linden. The Damián Szifron production stars mezzo-soprano Elīna Garanča as the Philistine…

WEDO’s Latest Album Now Available from Peral Music


Today, Peral Music releases its latest album, celebrating twenty years of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra. In August 1999, Daniel Barenboim and Edward Said founded the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra as a workshop for Israeli,…

Performing in Paris & Berlin with Staatskapelle Berlin


On November 2 and 3, Daniel Barenboim conducts the Staatskapelle Berlin at the Philharmonie de Paris, leading the Complete Brahms Symphonies. A major interpreter of Brahms, Barenboim brings out the intense lyricism…

Performing Beethoven’s Sonatas in Paris


On October 28, Daniel Barenboim performs at the Auditorium of the Orchestre national de Lyon, continuing in his two-season journey through the full cycle of Beethoven’s piano sonatas. Following his performance in…

WEDO Performs with Yo-Yo Ma and Anne-Sophie Mutter


This fall, the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra continues to celebrate its 20th anniversary, performing in Cologne (October 19), Paris (October 20), and Berlin (October 22 & 23) with renowned soloists Yo-Yo Ma (cello)…

Conducting Staatskapelle Berlin with Soloist Lahav Shani


On October 14 and 15, Daniel Barenboim conducts the Staatskapelle Berlin with guest pianist Lahav Shani. The program features music from three different countries and cultures, all composed in the late 19th…

Now Available: Mozart Piano Trios


Today, Deutsche Grammophon releases Daniel Barenboim's latest album, Mozart: Piano Trios, featuring Kian Soltani (cello) and Michael Barenboim (violin). In the album's program notes, Artistic Director of Mozartwoche and acclaimed tenor Rolando…