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  Daniel Barenboim - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Daniel Barenboim (born November 15, 1942) is an Argentinean-Israeli pianist and conductor.
Daniel Barenboim was married to Jacqueline du Pré until her death in 1987.
Barenboim made his debut as a pianist in Vienna and Rome in 1952, Paris in 1955, London in 1956, and New York in 1957 under the baton of Leopold Stokowski.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Daniel_Barenboim   (1304 words)

 Daniel Barenboim (Conductor) - Short Biography
Daniel Barenboim made his debut as a pianist in Vienna and Rome in 1952, in Paris in 1955, in London in 1956 and in New York in 1957 with Leopold Stokowski conducting the Symphony of the Air.
Daniel Barenboim made his first gramophone recordings in 1954 and soon began recording the most important works in the piano repertory, including complete cycles of the piano sonatas of Mozart and Beethoven and concertos by Mozart, Beethoven (with Otto Klemperer), Brahms (with Sir John Barbirolli) and Bartok (with Pierre Boulez).
Barenboim’s first concert on the West Bank, a piano recital at the Palestinian Birzeit University in February 1999, and to a workshop for young musicians from the Middle East that took place in Weimar, Germany, in August 1999.
www.bach-cantatas.com /Bio/Barenboim-Daniel.htm   (1417 words)

 Chicago Symphony Orchestra - Daniel Barenboim
Daniel Barenboim was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1942.
Barenboim made his debut as a pianist in Vienna and Rome in 1952, in Paris in 1955, in London in 1956, and in New York in 1957 with Leopold Stokowski.
Barenboim started to devote more time to conducting and, in 1965, he established a close relationship with the English Chamber Orchestra that was to last for more than a decade.
www.cso.org /main.taf?p=2,1,1   (408 words)

 Daniel Barenboim - The Paradox of the Peacemaker
Daniel Barenboim - The Paradox of the Peacemaker
Barenboim's ambition, however, was world-embracing and his retreat is of global importance since his not only the most famous but also, by the gift of heaven, the most wantonly talented of his kind.
Barenboim's marriage to Du Pre was tragically blighted when she contracted multiple sclerosis in 1972.
www.scena.org /columns/lebrecht/021106-NL-barenboim.html   (1124 words)

 Daniel Barenboim - Playing Politics
Barenboim has taken his opposition to Israeli policy to the front line, forming a youth orchestra from both sides of the conflict and teaching twice a year at a conservatory in Ramallah whose 800 students, he admits, are imbued with a hatred of Israel.
In the summer of 1954, the 11 year-old Daniel auditioned for the old lion in Salzburg and was invited to play a concerto with his orchestra in Berlin.
Barenboim, now 61, says he was unaware while growing up in Tel Aviv that Palestinian refugees were living a few miles across the border in appalling squalor.
www.scena.org /columns/lebrecht/031203-NL-Barenboim.html   (1098 words)

 Daniel Barenboim
DANIEL BARENBOIM was born in Buenos Aires in 1942, where he gave his first public concert as a pianist at the age of seven.
In March 1997, Daniel Barenboim conducted the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra in Vienna, Paris, London, Los Angeles and New York.
In September 1998, Daniel Barenboim conducted the Chicago Symphony on a European tour with concerts in London, Birmingham, Brussels, Baden-Baden, Munich and Vienna, and at the festivals of Lucerne and Bucarest.
www.concertartist.info /biog/BAR001.html   (539 words)

 Daniel Barenboim
Daniel Barenboim was born in Buenos Aires in 1942 to parents of Jewish Russian descent.
Daniel Barenboim made his opera conducting début in 1973 with a performance of Mozart's Don Giovanni at the Edinburgh International Festival.
Barenboim is the author of the newly-expanded A Life in Music, and co-author of Parallels and Paradoxes: Explorations in Music and Society, a series of conversations between Daniel Barenboim and Edward Said.
www.danielbarenboim.com /biography.htm   (1321 words)

 classical music - andante - israeli official denounces daniel barenboim as 'real anti-semite' following flap over radio ...
JERUSALEM —; Israel's education minister on Friday [September 2] denounced Daniel Barenboim as a "real anti-Semite" after the conductor refused to grant an interview to an Israel Army Radio reporter because she wore a military uniform to the launch of a book he wrote with a Palestinian.
Barenboim, who is Jewish, was approached Thursday [September 1] by the reporter, Dafna Arad, during the launch of a book he wrote with the late Edward Said, a leading Palestinian intellectual.
Barenboim brought his orchestra, comprised of musicians from Israel, the Palestinian territories, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt and Jordan, to the West Bank city of Ramallah August 21 for a concert that packed a 700-seat concert hall.
www.andante.com /article/article.cfm?id=25892   (759 words)

 Daniel Barenboim   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Daniel Barenboim was born in Buenos Aires in 1942 to parents of Jewish-Russian descent.
Barenboim made his debut as a pianist in Vienna and Rome in 1952, in Paris in 1955, in London in 1956, and in New York in 1957 with Leopold Stokowski conducting.
In 1999 Daniel Barenboim and Edward Said, the Palestinian intellectual, writer, and professor for comparative literature, who passed away in September 2003, founded the West-Eastern Divan Workshop, in which each summer young musicians from Israel and the Middle East are invited to work together, play music together, and form an orchestra.
carnegiehall.org /article/box_office/events/evt_5014_ma.html?...   (736 words)

 Daniel Barenboim
Born in Buenos Aires in 1942, Daniel Barenboim is the son of Jewish Russian immigrants.
Daniel Barenboim has also been active as a chamber musician, performing with his late wife, cellist Jacqueline du Pré (who died in 1987 from multiple sclerosis), with Gregor Piatigorsky, Itzhak Perlman and Pinchas Zukerman.
Barenboim's interpretation of the stirrings as well as the calm parts of Beethoven's Sonata were of a perfect clarity and transparency.
www.cosmopolis.ch /english/cosmo4/barenboim.htm   (1066 words)

 Daniel Barenboim conducts Wagner in Israel
Barenboim, 58, a world-famous pianist and conductor, is presently the conductor of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra as well as the State Opera in Berlin, and previously led the Orchestre de Paris and the Opera de Paris.
Barenboim’s outlook is in some respects similar to that of the liberal humanism of the late Yehudi Menuhin, whose father was a noted anti-Zionist.
Nevertheless, Barenboim is clearly out of step with the sharp turn to the right within Israel, and he has raised important issues with his performance of Wagner and his public statements on the subject.
www.wsws.org /articles/2001/aug2001/wagn-a01.shtml   (1244 words)

 Al-Ahram Weekly | Features | No ordinary concert   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Daniel hit the first notes of the magnificent Pathetique and slowly I was transported to another world where music reigned, enveloping me with tranquility, helping me forfeit pain and anxiety.
Daniel was fingering the last notes of the poignant Sonata in B minor by Liszt.
Daniel spoke of peace, of justice, of the need to end the suffering of both Palestinians and Israelis, then all of a sudden I heard him say: "I am happy to have my Palestinian hostess of last night here with us this evening.
weekly.ahram.org.eg /2003/654/feature.htm   (6283 words)

 BBC - BBC Four Music - Daniel Barenboim
The Barenboims' young prodigy had performed his first concert by the age of seven, and completed his first world tour at 18.
When a new opera house was proposed with Barenboim at the helm, he fell out with the French authorities, and was sacked before making it to the rostrum.
Daniel Barenboim, with his nomadic history, two families and dual career, has always relied on music as a unifying and healing force.
www.bbc.co.uk /bbcfour/music/features/barenboim.shtml   (455 words)

 The biography of Daniel Barenboim based on A Life in Music
Daniel Barenboim was born in Argentina's capital Buenos Aires on November 15, 1942.
Barenboim's father studied with the Italian pedagogue Vicente Scaramuza who later also taught Martha Argerich, who was thirty years his father's junior.
Barenboim believes that he was very fortunate since many pianists go from one teacher to another, learning each time different methods of playing.
www.cosmopolis.ch /english/cosmo33/barenboim_biography.htm   (729 words)

 Great Performances . Carnegie Hall Opening Night 2002 . Daniel Barenboim | PBS
Daniel Barenboim, the prodigiously talented conductor and pianist, led the Chicago Symphony in works inspired by Spain.
Barenboim, who was born in Argentina and is now an Israeli citizen, is a musician with an internationalist's approach, equally at home playing Beethoven or tangos, conducting symphony orchestras or great opera companies.
This year is one of many anniversaries for Barenboim, who became the music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in 1991.
www.pbs.org /wnet/gperf/shows/carnegie02/essay1.html   (523 words)

 CBC Arts: Daniel Barenboim wins esteemed music prize   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Daniel Barenboim conducts a rehearsal of his West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in London in 2003.
Barenboim has said he plans to pour two-thirds of the prize money into the renovation of Berlin's famed Staatsoper building and the remaining third into a new foundation he is creating.
The Grammy-winning Barenboim's credits include serving as conductor and pianist with the English Chamber Orchestra, music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and general music director of the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, which in 2000 also named him chief conductor for life.
www.cbc.ca /story/arts/national/2006/01/26/barenboim-prize.html   (431 words)

 LE REVUE GAUCHE - Left Analysis And Comment: Daniel Barenboim's Dream
Barenboim who considers music "an international language" that can cross barriers, visits Jerusalem and Ramallah, where he talks about the role of music in society and politics.
Barenboims Dream is not his alone but one he shared with Said and that is shared by those of us who oppose the current State of affairs in Israel and Palestine.
DANIEL Barenboim is a Jewish conductor who attracts lightning, most recently when an Israeli minister called him "a real Jew-hater, a real anti-Semite".
plawiuk.blogspot.com /2006/05/daniel-barenboims-dream.html   (3888 words)

 BBC NEWS | Entertainment | Barenboim gives 'peace concert'   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Daniel Barenboim was married to the late cellist Jacqueline Du Pre
Barenboim and Said co-founded an orchestra of Arab and Israeli musicians to promote peace and friendship between Israel and Palestine.
Israeli pianist Barenboim, 62, was married to the renowned cellist Jacqueline du Pre.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/entertainment/4734563.stm   (196 words)

 Daniel Barenboim on Centerstage Chicago
Though he has been considered by some an erratic conductor, hs has nonetheless been an orchestra favorite, and is widely recognized as a nearly flawless solo pianist, and has continuously diversified the programs both at Orchestra Hall and the renovated Symphony Center, including new music, jazz, and international events.
Barenboim recently renewed his contract with the CSO through the 2002-2003 season, though he will be taking a short sabbatical during the 1998-99 season to spend more time playing the piano (he recently recorded an album of Duke Ellington compositions for Teldec!).
Born in Buenos Aires, Barenboim was educated in Israel, made his concert debut in Vienna and Rome in 1952.
centerstage.net /music/whoswho/DanielBarenboim.html   (215 words)

 classical music - andante - 'he will always be my hero' - daniel barenboim remembers edward said   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Daniel Barenboim and West-Eastern Divan Orchestra Give Concert in Memory of Edward Said
Daniel Barenboim to Conduct His Israeli-Arab Youth Orchestra in West Bank
Barenboim and the Chicago Symphony at Carnegie Hall
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 Thirsty: Daniel Barenboim
Daniel Barenboim was in town - and on the news.
First time I ever heard of this genius pianist and conductor, but the small news item was enough to convince me that this man needs to be listened to.
Daniel, Barenboim, cultural, identity, israel, palestine, palestinian, exchange, music, peace
3s0.blogspot.com /2006/01/daniel-barenboim.html   (221 words)

 Amazon.co.uk: Beethoven - Complete Piano Sonatas [Box set]: Music   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The title of my review was a series Barenboim made in the late 70's of all the piano sonatas to be shown on television, and there is a simple reason why this series was made; he is the best.
Barenboim understands the passion in Beethoven, especially in his piano music, and wields this knowledge to full effect.
Barenboim takes his time with the sonatas, and are considered by some to be too slow, but to me he is just savouring every note.
www.amazon.co.uk /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00000C2KP   (2102 words)

 Goldberg Variations by Daniel Barenboim at jsbach.org   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Daniel Barenboim is one of those musicians who's been around forever and has played literally everything.
For that reason I expected his performance of the Goldberg Variations to not be good.
If you're a Barenboim fan this is a must-have.
www.jsbach.org /goldbergdaniel.html   (184 words)

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