Daniel Barenboim

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Beethoven: The Piano Trios review | Andrew Clements's classical album of the week
Fifty years after his classic recordings with Jacqueline du Pre, Barenboim joins with his violinist son and cellist Kian Soltani to bring nuance and thoughtfulness to these seven piano trios

Andrew Clements

10, Dec, 2020 @3:00 PM

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Classical home listening: Falla from Mexico City, Elgar from Berlin
The Orchestra of the Americas is on sizzling form, while Daniel Barenboim celebrates 70 years of concert life with another great Elgar recording

Fiona Maddocks

15, Aug, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Elgar: Sea Pictures, Falstaff review | Andrew Clements's classical album of the week
Elina Garanča’s golden tone and Barenboim’s precision are appealing, if they don’t quite find Elgar’s most English music

Andrew Clements

23, Jul, 2020 @2:00 PM

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House music: Andrew Clements' watching and listening picks
This week, Andrew Clements gets his teeth into Barenboim’s festival of new music, looks back in wonder at Wunderlich, and looks forward to looking back to the Proms

Andrew Clements

13, Jul, 2020 @4:38 PM

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Daniel Barenboim: 'If I could never conduct a live Ring cycle again, I don't know what I would do'
The pianist and conductor has been busy in lockdown, practising the piano and arranging a festival of new music. But his fears for the future of music pre-date the pandemic

Martin Kettle

09, Jul, 2020 @3:00 PM

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‘We finished every bottle!’ Berlin's cultural legends on the night the Wall came down
It divided families, trapped half a city and symbolised the cold war. Then, 30 years ago this Saturday, the Berlin wall fell. Wim Wenders, Ute Lemper, Daniel Barenboim and more share their memories

Interviews by Simon Usborne

05, Nov, 2019 @1:10 PM

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Why Barenboim is the Ring master of our age
The chance to see a complete Ring cycle is all too rare these days. Martin Kettle reports from Berlin’s Staatsoper, where Daniel Barenboim might be hidden from view, but his Wagner is revelatory

Martin Kettle

20, Oct, 2019 @5:01 PM

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The week in classical: Proms 32, 34 & 35; Rinaldo review – happy returns all round
Proms veterans Martha Argerich and Daniel Barenboim work their magic once more

Fiona Maddocks

17, Aug, 2019 @11:00 AM

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Prom 34: West-Eastern Divan Orch/Barenboim/Argerich review – immaculate and mesmerising
Martha Argerich’s performance of Tchaikovsky’s First Piano Concerto bristled with intensity and intent

Andrew Clements

13, Aug, 2019 @11:41 AM

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The week in classical: BBC Proms 38 & 43; The Hunting Gun – review
Domestic drama turns existential in Thomas Larcher’s fine debut opera. Plus, Barenboim, Batiashvili and Bernstein at the Proms

Stephen Pritchard

19, Aug, 2018 @7:00 AM

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Grosvenor/Park/Ridout/Soltani/Bosch review – luminous and thrilling chamber music
Benjamin Grosvenor’s chamber ensemble’s programme that included Schubert’s Trout Quintet was distinctive and deeply musical on its own terms

Flora Willson

30, May, 2018 @12:06 PM

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Pollini - Debussy: Préludes II; En Blanc et Noir review

Andrew Clements

21, Feb, 2018 @2:45 PM

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