Pathetique ~ Beethoven ~ Barenboim

Daniel Barenboim, born 15 November 1942, is an Argentine-born pianist and conductor. He has served as music director of several major symphonic and operatic orchestras and made numerous recordings.

Currently, he is general music director of La Scala in Milan,[2] 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.

Barenboim has received many awards and prizes, including an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire,[3] France’s Légion d’honneur both as a Commander and Grand Officier, the German Großes Bundesverdienstkreuz and Willy Brandt Award,[4] and, together with the Palestinian-American scholar Edward Said, Spain’s Prince of Asturias Concord Award. He has won seven Grammy awards for his work and discography.

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5 thoughts on “Pathetique ~ Beethoven ~ Barenboim

  1. A Great Artist Is He But Truly And Ultimately And All My Heart Goes To The Writer And Composer….Beethoven! I Love His Last Composition Written For A Funeral And Beethoven Was So Scared He Would Die Before It Was Finished And Did! I Love Beethoven Because He Was The People’s Artist! The Peasants And The Simple Minded As Myself And Still So Much Loved By All That Know Him! I Can”t Get Enough And Have Spent Over An Hour Here Tonight Because I So Needed Beethoven Tonight! I Thank You So Much For Bringing Me Beethoven And Satisfying My Needs So Kindly And Beautifully! Thank You and Thank Goodness For Both You and Beethoven. I want To Say Amen Because It Seems To Really Work For Me as A Composer Myself And Be So Moved…..Truly Thank You, Amen,
    claudy

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