Crossing Borders – Daniel Barenboim on Music – A three part Documentary

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This three-part documentary accompanies Daniel Barenboim on his quest into the social meaning of music and the secrets of sound. It features him as a UN Messenger of Peace leading a spectacular concert in Gaza, working with the West-Eastern-Divan-Orchestra and conducting the Cairo Symphony Orchestra for the very first time. In addition, the programme opens up a fascinating cultural discourse by depicting Barenboim discussing Wagner, politics and music. more



The world premiere of the opera “Metanoia” by Jens Joneleit opened the first season of the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in the Schiller Theater on 3 October 2010.


Daniel Barenboim – The Bruckner Symphonies Nos. 4-9

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With nearly 450 years of tradition, the Staatskapelle Berlin is one of the oldest orchestras in the world. Since 1992 Daniel Barenboim has served as its music director, and in 2000 the orchestra appointed him Chief Conductor for Life. Having already performed important cycles such as Beethoven, Brahms and Schumann together, Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle turn their focus on Bruckner’s symphonic opus. more

Homage to Pierre Boulez on Occasion of his 85th Birthday

"Hommage à Pierre Boulez zum 85. Geburtstag" Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin, Daniel Barenboim

Concerning to the 85th birthday of the famous composer, conductor and music theorist Pierre Boulez the Berlin state opera “Unter den Linden” devoted an extraordinary Homage. This concert took place at the 4 April 2010 and enlarges upon the longstanding collaboration between Pierre Boulez and the state opera.