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Barenboim, Daniel

Born: 1942 AD
Currently alive, at 72 years of age.

Nationality: Argentinian
Categories: Conductors


1942 - Daniel Barenboim was born 15th of November in Buenos Aires, Argentina.


1952 - Barenboim made his debut as a pianist in Vienna and Rome.


1954 - Daniel Barenboim made his first gramophone recordings.


1957 - Barenboim with Leopold Stokowski conducting the Symphony of the Air.


1967 - His début as a conductor with the New Philharmonia Orchestra in London.


1973 - Daniel Barenboim made his opera conducting début with a performance of Mozart's Don Giovanni at the Edinburgh International Festival.


1975-1989 - He was Music Director of the Orchestre de Paris, his tenure marked by a commitment to contemporary music, with performances of works by Lutoslawski, Berio, Boulez, Henze, Dutilleux, Takemitsu and others.


1991 - Daniel Barenboim succeeded Sir Georg Solti as Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.


1992 - He became General Music Director of the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin.


Daniel Barenboim's best selling recording of Argentinian tangos, Mi Buenos Aires Querido.


2000 - The Staatskapelle Berlin elected Daniel Barenboim chief conductor for life.





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