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25 Years of West-Eastern Divan Orchestra


On April 15, Maestro Daniel Barenboim will lead the musicians of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in concert at the Berlin Philharmonie, celebrating the orchestra’s 25th anniversary while reinforcing a passionate commitment to…

Barenboim-Said Akademie Performances in 2024


On January 19, Barenboim led the Barenboim-Said Akademie Orchestra in the second of four performances this season at Berlin’s Pierre Boulez Saal. The program included Schoenberg’s Verklärte Nacht Op. 4 and Beethoven’s…

Daniel Barenboim Named Grand Croix of France’s Légion d’Honneur


Maestro Barenboim was named Grand Croix de la Légion d'Honneur by French president Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday, December 12. Pianist Martha Argerich, a childhood friend and longtime collaborator of Barenboim's, was also…

Wrapping Up 2023 with Martha Argerich and the Berliner Philharmoniker


At the end of December, Daniel Barenboim leads the Berliner Philharmoniker in three performances with longtime collaborator and esteemed musical colleague Martha Argerich. Having known and worked together since their childhoods in…

Fall Performances in Berlin & Monte Carlo


On October 23, Daniel Barenboim leads the Barenboim-Said Akademie Orchestra in a concert at Berlin’s Pierre Boulez Saal. The orchestra made its debut at the venue in April 2023. The October concert…

2023 Summer Concerts with West-Eastern Divan Orchestra


This August, Daniel Barenboim leads the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra on tour throughout Germany, Switzerland, and Austria, presenting two different programs across four cities.The first concert series will feature Beethoven's Piano Concerto No.…

Daniel Barenboim Named Honorary Citizen of Berlin


On April 21, Daniel Barenboim was named a citizen of honor of Berlin by Mayor Franziska Giffey in a ceremony at city hall. For over 30 years, Barenboim served as the General…

Beethoven: Piano Concerts, Available on DVD October 14


On October 14, EuroArts releases "Beethoven: Piano Concerts," by Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin just in time for his 80th birthday this November. This live recording from the renowned Ruhr Piano Festival…

Mozart: Complete Piano Sonatas & Piano Variations, Available Now


On August 26, Warner Classics releases a new edition of Mozart's Complete Piano Sonatas & Piano Variations featuring a selection of Rondos, Minuets and other piano works. Here they are performed by one of the…

Available October 28: Tangos from Buenos Aires


In honor of Daniel Barenboim's 80th birthday this year, Warner Classics rereleases Maestro's legendary recording from the 90s under the new title: "Tangos from Buenos Aires." The record, available on vinyl and…