Daniel Barenboim (born 15 November 1942) is an Israeli 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, the Berlin State Opera, and the Staatskapelle Berlin; he previously served as Music Director of the Chicago Symphony ... more »
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''Every great work of art has two faces, one toward its own time and one toward the future, toward eternity.''Daniel Barenboim (b. 1942), Argentinian-born Israeli pianist, conductor. International Herald Tribune (Paris, January 20, 1989).