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Barenboim, Daniel

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Born: 1942 AD
Currently alive, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: Argentinian
Categories: Conductors

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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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