Daniel Barenboim Named Honorary Member of Staatsoper Berlin & Honorary Chief Conductor of Staatskapelle Berlin

The Staatsoper Unter den Linden has named Daniel Barenboim the Honorary Member of the opera house and Honorary Chief Conductor of the Staatskapelle Berlin. The company said, “Intendant Matthias Schulz and the orchestra board of the Staatskapelle Berlin are delighted to present their long-time former General Music Director Daniel Barenboim with a double award simultaneously and jointly: the Honorary Membership {…}

Salzburg Festival Raises 186,000 Euros for Daniel Barenboim Foundation

(Credit: © SF/Marco Borrelli) The Salzburg Festival has announced that during a benefit gala, it raised revenues exceeding 186,000 Euros. The company noted that the revenue was raised during Daniel Barenboim’s 80th birthday gala which was presented for the Daniel Barenboim Foundation. The gala was held on May 29, 2023, and featured Cecilia Bartoli, Sonya Yoncheva, Rolando Villazón, Plácido Domingo, Martha {…}

Staatsoper Unter den Linden Releases Statement Regarding Daniel Barenboim

Berlin’s Staatsoper Unter Den Linden has released a statement regarding Music Director Daniel Barenboim’s medical condition. The company said, “In a personal message on his social media yesterday, Daniel Barenboim announced that for health reasons he will withdraw from some of his performing activities, especially conducting engagements, for the coming months. Artistic director Matthias Schulz, managing director Ronny Unganz and {…}