Daniel Barenboim

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Why is there so little coverage of classical music? | Letter
Letter: The BBC Young Musician contest got barely any mention in the newspaper, says Nicola Billington

Letters

16, Oct, 2022 @4:35 PM

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The week in classical: The Ring of the Nibelung; Berlin Philharmonic/ Fischer review – a human experiment
Outstanding performances can’t save Tcherniakov’s new Ring, complete with live rabbits, from closing to a barrage of boos…

Fiona Maddocks

15, Oct, 2022 @11:30 AM

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The Guardian view on Daniel Barenboim: a musical and moral beacon | Editorial
Editorial: The pianist and conductor is stepping back from performing, but his example as a musician and as a public figure must never disappear

Editorial

09, Oct, 2022 @5:25 PM

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Daniel Barenboim steps back from performing for health reasons
The conductor and pianist made the announcement on social media the evening he was honoured with the Gramophone lifetime achievement award

Imogen Tilden

05, Oct, 2022 @7:42 AM

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Miriam Margolyes: It was my duty to tell truth about Du Pré’s death
Veteran actor has no regrets about controversial claims that tragic cellist died from lethal injection in assisted suicide

Vanessa Thorpe and Eva Wiseman

05, Sep, 2021 @9:30 AM

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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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