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Carmen at Staatsoper Unter den Linden


From March 7 through March 21, Daniel Barenboim conducts six performances of Georges Bizet’s Carmen at Staatsoper Unter den Linden. The Martin Kušej production stars mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili as the seductive Carmen…

Celebrating Beethoven’s 250th Anniversary with Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas


This spring, Daniel Barenboim joins the ongoing celebration of Beethoven's 250th anniversary with an ongoing recital series featuring performances of Beethoven's Piano Sonatas. Following performances in Paris and Cologne, Barenboim embarks on…

Conducting the Vienna Philharmonic at Mozartwoche 2020


On January 25 and February 1, Daniel Barenboim conducts the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra at Mozartwoche 2020, the annual celebration of Mozart's tremendous musical legacy. Joined by soloist Radek Baborák, the January 25…

Performing Beethoven’s Sonatas in Across Europe


On January 13, Daniel Barenboim embarks on a European tour, performing the piano sonatas of Ludwig van Beethoven. A master interpreter of these pieces, Barenboim first performed all 32 Beethoven piano sonatas…

Performing Beethoven with the Berliner Philharmoniker


This January, Daniel Barenboim joins the Berliner Philharmoniker for three performances of Beethoven’s Concerto No. 3 in C minor, led by conductor Kirill Petrenko. A long-time interpreter of Beethoven, Barenboim performs as…

Opening 2020 with the Staatskapelle Berlin


Leading up to the new year, Daniel Barenboim joins the Staatskapelle Berlin for two concerts featuring music by Mozart and Beethoven. The concerts celebrate the 450th anniversary year of the orchestra, which…

Conducting the Boulez Ensemble in Berlin


On December 22, Daniel Barenboim leads the Boulez Ensemble and soloist Emmanuel Pahud (flute) and Sophie Dervaux (bassoon) in a program of Shostakovich, Francesconi, Beethoven, and Carter. After premiering the work last…

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…