Daniel Barenboim
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1942-11-15
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Daniel Barenboim

Daniel Barenboim Biography (Wikipedia)

Daniel Barenboim, KBE (Hebrew: דניאל בארנבוים‎; born 15 November 1942) is a pianist and conductor who is a citizen of Argentina, Israel, Palestine, and Spain.

The current general music director of the Berlin State Opera and the Staatskapelle Berlin, Barenboim previously served as Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre de Paris and La Scala in Milan. Barenboim is known for his work with the West–Eastern Divan Orchestra, a Seville-based orchestra of young Arab and Israeli musicians, and as a resolute critic of the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories.

Barenboim has received many awards and prizes, including seven Grammy awards, an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire, France's Légion d'honneur both as a Commander and Grand Officier, and the German Großes Bundesverdienstkreuz mit Stern und Schulterband. Together with the Palestinian-American scholar Edward Said, he was given Spain's Prince of Asturias Concord Award. Barenboim is a polyglot, fluent in Spanish, Hebrew, English, French, Italian, and German. A self-described Spinozist, he is significantly influenced by Spinoza's life and thought.

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Proms 2019: Prom 34: West–Eastern Divan Orchestra
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2019-08-12T17:52:14
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12
Aug
2019
Proms 2019: Prom 34: West–Eastern Divan Orchestra

Proms 2019: Prom 34: West–Eastern Divan Orchestra

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2018: Prom 43: Daniel Barenboim & West–Eastern Divan Orchestra
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Royal Albert Hall
2018-08-14T17:52:14
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14
Aug
2018
Proms 2018: Prom 43: Daniel Barenboim & West–Eastern Divan Orchestra

Proms 2018: Prom 43: Daniel Barenboim & West–Eastern Divan Orchestra

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2017: Prom 4: Daniel Barenboim and Staatskapelle Berlin
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2017-07-16T17:52:14
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16
Jul
2017
Proms 2017: Prom 4: Daniel Barenboim and Staatskapelle Berlin

Proms 2017: Prom 4: Daniel Barenboim and Staatskapelle Berlin

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2017: Prom 2: Daniel Barenboim conducts Sibelius and Elgar
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2017-07-15T17:52:14
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15
Jul
2017
Proms 2017: Prom 2: Daniel Barenboim conducts Sibelius and Elgar

Proms 2017: Prom 2: Daniel Barenboim conducts Sibelius and Elgar

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2016: Prom 70
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Royal Albert Hall
2016-09-06T17:52:14
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6
Sep
2016
Proms 2016: Prom 70

Proms 2016: Prom 70

Royal Albert Hall

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