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World Premiere of Jörg Widmann’s Labyrinth IV at Pierre Boulez Saal


On June 19 and 22, Daniel Barenboim leads the Boulez Ensemble in the world premiere performances of Jörg Widmann’s Labyrinth IV, a piece commissioned by the Daniel Barenboim Foundation. The June 19…

Tristan und Isolde at Staatsoper unter den Linden


This June, General Music Director Daniel Barenboim conducts four performances of Richard Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde at Staatsoper unter den Linden. The Dmitri Tcherniakov production features Andreas Schager and Anja Kampe, as…

Performances with Radu Lupu & the Berliner Philharmoniker


On June 6, 7, and 8, Daniel Barenboim conducts the Berliner Philharmoniker with guest pianist Radu Lupu. The performances mark the 50th anniversary of Barenboim’s conducting debut with the Berliner Philharmoniker, made…

Conducting Macbeth at Staatsoper unter den Linden


On May 23, 26, and 30, Daniel Barenboim conducts Verdi's Macbeth at Staatsoper unter den Linden. One of Verdi's darkest and most starkly disturbing works, Macbeth's monumental choral scenes, expressive arias and duets,…

Leading the Staatskapelle Berlin in Dresden


On May 19, Daniel Barenboim conducts the Staatskapelle Berlin as part of the Dresden Music Festival at Semperoper Dresden. One of the most prestigious classical music festivals in Europe, the 4½ week event…

Barenboim leads the Staatskapelle Berlin in Berlin & Hamburg


This May, Daniel Barenboim leads the Staatskapelle Berlin in three concerts in Berlin and Hamburg. The concert brings together three distinct artists from three distinct cultures in one evening of music. The…

Barenboim Continues Recitals of Beethoven’s Sonatas in Bordeaux, Paris, and Berlin


Beginning April 28, Daniel Barenboim continues his two-season journey through the full cycle of Beethoven’s piano sonatas. Upcoming performances include recitals at Grand-Théâtre de Bordeaux (April 28), Philharmonie de Paris (April 29…

FESTTAGE 2019 at Staatsoper unter den Linden


The 24th edition of FESTTAGE at Staatsoper unter den Linden begins on April 12, with General Music Director Daniel Barenboim conducting the Wiener Philharmoniker in an evening of works by Prokofiev and…

Now Available: New Year’s Eve 2018 with the Berliner Philharmonic


Daniel Barenboim’s 2018 New Year’s Eve performance with the Berliner Philharmoniker is now available on DVD & Bluray from EuroArts Music. Highlighting Barenboim's close artistic partnership with the Philharmoniker—which has spanned over…

Betrothal in a Monastery and Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg at Staatsoper Berlin


This April, General Music Director Daniel Barenboim conducts two operas, Prokofiev’s Betrothal in a Monastery and Wagner’s Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg at the Staatsoper unter den Linden. On April 13, 17, and…