Upcoming Spring Performances

This March, Barenboim conducts the Berlin Philharmonic for three performances of Verdi’s Requiem on March 11, 12, and 13. The concerts feature soloists Susanne Bernhard (soprano), Anita Rachvelishvili (mezzo-soprano), Fabio Sartori (tenor), and René Pape (bass). The March 12 performance will be available online through the Berlin Philharmonic Digital Concert Hall.

In April, Daniel Barenboim conducts the Mozart/Da Ponte operas at Staatsoper unter den Linden, beginning with the premiere of Vincent Huguet’s production of Don Giovanni (April 2, 10, 17, & 20). Barenboim then leads performances of Cosí fan tutte (April 7 & 14) and Le Nozze di Figaro (April 9 & 16). Barenboim also conducts the Vienna Philharmonic in a program of Mozart Symphonies at the opera house on April 6.

In mid-April, Barenboim joins Martha Argerich for a program of Mozart and Bruckner with the Staatskapelle Berlin (April 13), followed by a recital with mezzo-soprano Cecilia Bartoli featuring works by Haydn, Schubert, Rossini, and Bellini (April 15).

In May, Barenboim embarks on a European tour with the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra, performing Smetana’s “Má vlast.” The tour includes Paris (May 5), Milan (May 6), Munich (May 8), Brussels (May 9), Luxembourg (May 10), and Prague (May 12 & 13).

Barenboim closes out the spring in Berlin, leading a program of Debussy, Stravinsky, and the world premiere of Benjamin Attahir’s Layal for violin and orchestra with the Staatskapelle Berlin (May 30 & 31).