Quotes by Daniel Barenboim

About Daniel Barenboim:

Daniel Barenboim is an Argentine pianist and conductor. Currently, he is general music director of La Scala in Milan, the Berlin State Opera, and the Staatskapelle Berlin; he previously served as Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestre de Paris. Barenboim is also known for his work with the West–Eastern Divan Orchestra, a Seville-based orchestra of young Arab and Israeli musicians, and as a resolute critic of the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories.

Author Bio

  • NameDaniel Barenboim
  • DescriptionIsraeli Argentine-born pianist and conductor
  • BornNovember 15, 1942
  • CountryArgentina; Israel; Spain; Palestine
  • ProfessionPianist; Conductor
  • AwardsGrand Officer Of The Legion Of Honour; Knight Commander Of The Order Of The British Empire; Grand Order Of Merit With Star And Shoulder-Sash; Ernst Reuter Medal; Bruno Kreisky Award; Princess Of Asturias Award - Concord; Wolf Prize; Praemium Imperiale; Léonie Sonning Music Prize