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London

Prom 4: Great Birtwistle and Elgar from Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin

By , 16 July 2017
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London

Prom 2: A love letter from Berlin as Barenboim and the Staatskapelle make Elgar their own

By , 15 July 2017
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Berlin

Daring and grandeur in the final concert in Barenboim's Schubert cycle

By , 26 June 2017
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Berlin

Wim Wenders successful dive into opera: Les Pêcheurs de perles at the Staatsoper Berlin

By , 24 June 2017
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Berlin

Orchestral fireworks: Staatskapelle Berlin at the Philharmonie

By , 05 June 2017
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Berlin

Barenboim's Schubert symphony cycle continues in joyous fashion

By , 25 May 2017
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Prague

A crashing disappointment to open Prague Spring

By , 12 May 2017
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Stockholm

Strauss' Don Quixote shines alongside a peace message in Stockholm

By , 28 April 2017
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Berlin

Youth and beauty: Barenboim and the Staatskapelle start their Schubert cycle in joyous fashion

By , 22 April 2017
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Berlin

The Staatsoper's remarkable Parsifal remains as moving as ever

By , 08 April 2017
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Berlin

Barenboim and the Vienna Philharmonic offer style and substance in Mozart and Schoenberg

By , 07 April 2017
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New York City

Sixty years on: Daniel Barenboim at Carnegie Hall

By , 19 January 2017
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Milan

Argerich and Barenboim open the season at the Filarmonica della Scala

By , 07 November 2016
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Berlin

Cecilia Bartoli and Daniel Barenboim in Berlin Mozart-fest

By , 30 October 2016
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Berlin

Chéreau's Elektra arrives in Berlin

By , 23 October 2016
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Berlin

Harry Kupfer’s Fidelio confuses at the Staatsoper Berlin

By , 09 October 2016
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London

Prom 70: Sassy Bruckner from Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin

By , 06 September 2016
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London

Prom 69: A ‘Romantic’ encounter with Bruckner from Berlin

By , 05 September 2016
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London

Prom 43: Amazingly intimate Liszt from Argerich, precision from Barenboim

By , 17 August 2016
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Berlin

Götterdämmerung a musical success at Staatsoper Berlin

By , 19 June 2016
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Berlin

Andreas Schager a sensational Siegfried at Staatsoper Berlin

By , 15 June 2016
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Berlin

A stunning musical achievement: Die Walküre in Berlin

By , 12 June 2016
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Berlin

Staatsoper Berlin's Ring revival begins with musically satisfying Rheingold

By , 11 June 2016
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Berlin

“That I am stuck in music": Martha Argerich’s birthday concert in Berlin

By , 05 June 2016
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Berlin

A dream team at Staatsoper Berlin for Martinů's Juliette

By , 28 May 2016
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Prague

At Prague Spring, new sounds from an old friend

By , 15 May 2016
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Berlin

Musical opiates: intoxicating Dutilleux in Berlin

By , 09 May 2016
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Berlin

Starry singing, but an underdirected Simon Boccanegra at Staatsoper Berlin

By , 08 May 2016
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London

“Beer and beard”: Barenboim’s ruminative Brahms with the Bolívars

By , 17 January 2016
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Vienna

Stemme and Barenboim rapturously received in Musikverein recital

By , 08 November 2015
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Berlin

Tradition and transformation of a culture: Staatsoper Berlin's Die Meistersinger

By , 11 October 2015
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London

Prom 44: Barenboim as Bottom? A dream of an evening with the West-Eastern Divan

By , 18 August 2015
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London

Barenboim in London: Superb Schubert from an Old Master

By , 29 May 2015
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London

“Spirit of delight”: Staggering Elgar from Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin

By , 21 April 2015
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London

Argerich returns to the adulation of London; Barenboim and the Berlin Staatskapelle impress

By , 20 April 2015
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Berlin

Monastyrska and Domingo sizzle in Berlin’s Macbeth

By , 07 February 2015
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Milan

Warner's electrifying Fidelio starts the season and ends an era at La Scala

By , 13 December 2014
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Berlin

Shattering Tristan und Isolde in Berlin almost unbearably intense

By , 11 October 2014
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Berlin

A bewildering Tosca at Berlin's Staatsoper im Schiller Theater

By , 03 October 2014
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Berlin

Subdued Brahms concertos from Barenboim at Berlin Festival opening concert

By , 02 September 2014
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Berlin

High-calibre Strauss performances from Netrebko, Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin

By , 31 August 2014
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Paris

Entente cordiale: Radu Lupu and Daniel Barenboim playing Beethoven and Elgar

By , 03 July 2014
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Milan

A chic Così fan tutte at La Scala

By , 19 June 2014
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Berlin

An Elegant and Spirited Evening of Brahms and Strauss with the Staatskapelle Berlin

By , 05 May 2014
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London

Prom 20: Götterdämmerung concludes a Ring for the ages

By , 28 July 2013
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London

Prom 18: Barenboim's Siegfried with Lance Ryan

By , 26 July 2013
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London

Prom 15: Die Walküre with Terfel, Stemme and Barenboim

By , 23 July 2013
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London

Prom 14: Barenboim's Rheingold doesn't disappoint

By , 22 July 2013
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New York City

Embodying Beethoven's Ninth: Barenboim and WEDO conclude at Carnegie

By , 03 February 2013
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