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 {…}

Staatskapelle Berlin & Daniel Barenboim Donate €30,000 To German Relief Fund

The Berlin State Opera has announced that members of the Staatskapelle Berlin and Danie Barenboim have collected money for freelance musicians and donated €30,000 to the emergency relief fund of the Deutsche Orchestervereinigung (German Orchestra Association). In a statement the musicians and Barenboim noted, “We want to show our solidarity with the many freelance artists whose existence is pulled out {…}