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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…

Now Available: Beethoven Triple Concerto


Now Available: Deutsche Grammophon releases a new recording of Beethoven's Triple Concerto and Seventh Symphony, featuring Daniel Barenboim, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Yo-Yo Ma, and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra. The new recording celebrates a triple…

Celebrations of Beethoven Continue in Berlin


This April, the celebration of Beethoven’s 250th birthday continues, with Daniel Barenboim leading the Staatskapelle Berlin in performances of all nine Beethoven Symphonies. Part of FESTTAGE 2020, the series presents these monumental…

Carmen at Staatsoper Unter den Linden


From March 7 through March 12, 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…