Daniel Barenboim, conductor, pianist, music director.
Barenboim, Daniel was born on November 15, 1942 in Buenos Aires. Son of Enrique and Aida (Schuster) Barenboim.
Student, Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria; Student, Accademia Chigiana, Siena, Italy; Graduate, Santa Cecilia Academy, Rome, 1956; Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1996; Doctor (honorary), Vrije University, Brussels, 2003; Doctor of Music (honorary), University Oxford, England, 2007; Doctor of Music (honorary), University London, 2008.
Director Israel Festival, 1971—1973. Music director L'Orchestre de Paris, 1975—1989, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 1991—2006. General music director Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, 1992—2002.
These free-wheeling, often exhilarating dialogues—which grew out of the acclaimed Carnegie Hall Talks—are an exchange between two of the most prominent figures in contemporary culture: Daniel Barenboim, internationally renowned conductor and pianist, and Edward W.
Debut as pianist at age 7, Buenos Aires, 1950, debut with Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, 1953, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, 1953, debut as pianist Carnegie Hall, New York City, 1957, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, 1963, New York Philharmonic Orchestra, 1964, 1st United States solo recital, New York City, 1958, as pianist performed in North America, South American, Europe, Soviet Union, Australia, New Zealand, Near East, conducted English Chamber Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Philadelphia Symphony, Boston Symphony, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, others, over 100 recordings as pianist and conductor. Author: A Life in Music, 1992, Everything is Connected: The Power of Music, 2008. Co-author: Parallels and Paradoxes: Explorations in Music and Society, 2002.