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Falstaff with Staatsoper Berlin


This December and January, General Music Director Daniel Barenboim leads the Staatsoper Berlin in performances of Falstaff, Verdi’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Merry Wives of Windsor. Directed by Mario Martone, the production features…

Recitals in Berlin on December 14 & 15


On December 14 and 15, Daniel Barenboim performs in recital at the Pierre Boulez Saal in Berlin. Highlighting Barenboim’s place as one of the world’s foremost interpreters of Beethoven’s sonatas, the program…

Performances in Beijing and Sydney


Following his US tour with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim travels to Beijing and Sydney with the Staatskapelle Berlin. Over six performances, Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin perform works by Brahms,…

Barenboim leads West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in US Tour


This month, co-founder Daniel Barenboim reunites with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra for a five-city tour across the US. Barenboim and the orchestra are joined by featured soloists Kian Soltani (cello) and Miriam…

Recently Released: The Sound of Utopia


Daniel Barenboim and Michael Naumann recently paired to edit The Sound of Utopia, a new book describing the founding and development of the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra and Barenboim-Said Akademie. In 1999, Daniel…

A return to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra


Daniel Barenboim makes an anticipated return to lead the Chicago Symphony Orchestra this November. The former CSO music director conducts Smetana's Má vlast on 1, 2 & 3 November. The performances see…

Barenboim Performs Beethoven throughout October


This month, Daniel Barenboim performs in recital across Europe, beginning on October 14 at Musikverein Graz. Barenboim, one of the world’s foremost interpreters of Beethoven’s music, performs a selection Beethoven’s sonatas throughout…

Barenboim & Boulez Ensemble Perform on October 10


On October 10, Daniel Barenboim joins the Boulez Ensemble to perform a program of music inspired the themes and figures of Greek antiquity. The evening includes works by Toshio Hosokawa, Franz Schubert,…

Médée with Staatsoper Berlin


General Music Director Daniel Barenboim leads the Staatsoper Berlin in performances of Cherubini's Médée this October. The production is directed by Andrea Breth and spotlights performances by Sonya Yoncheva as Médée, Charles…

Barenboim & Staatskapelle Berlin perform concerts inspired by Greek mythology


General Music Director Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin perform two concerts inspired by themes and figures of Greek mythology. They take the stage at the Staatsoper Unter Den Linden on 8…