Daniel Barenboim – conductor & pianist

Daniel Barenboim was born on November 15, 1942 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Since then he has enjoyed an extraordinarily successful career as a pianist and conductor and become an ambassador for the promotion of classical music and for peace in the Middle East.

10 must have recordings featuring the maestro

  1. Beethoven – Complete Piano Sonatas
    Daniel Barenboim (piano)
  2. Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 18 in B flat major, K456, etc.
    Daniel Barenboim (piano/conductor), Berliner Philharmoniker
  3. The Chopin Concertos
    Daniel Barenboim (piano), Staatskapelle Berlin, Andris Nelsons
  4. Martha Argerich & Daniel Barenboim: Piano Duos
  5. Liszt: Piano Concertos
    Daniel Barenboim (piano), Staatskapelle Berlin, Pierre Boulez
  6. Beethoven – Violin Sonatas Nos. 7 – 10 etc.
    Pinchas Zukerman (violin) & Daniel Barenboim (piano), with Jacqueline du Pré (cello)
  7. Elgar: Symphony No. 2 in E flat major, Op. 63
    Staatskapelle Berlin, Daniel Barenboim
  8. Wagner: Tristan und Isolde
    Siegfried Jerusalem (Tristan), Waltraud Meier (Isolde), Marjana Lipovsek (Brangaene), Matti Salminen (König Marke), Falk Struckmann (Kurwenal), Johan Botha (Melot), Peter Maus (Hirt), Roman Trekel (Steuerman), Uwe Heilmann (Stimme eines jungen Seemanns), Berlin State Opera Chorus, Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Daniel Barenboim
  9. Bruckner: Complete Symphonies
    Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra & Male voices of the Rundfunkchor Berlin, Ernst-Senff-Chor, Daniel Barenboim
  10. Verdi: Requiem
    Anja Harteros (soprano), Elīna Garanča (mezzo), Jonas Kaufmann (tenor), René Pape (bass), Orchestra e coro del Teatro alla Scala, Milan, Daniel Barenboim