Daniel Barenboim

  1. Daniel Barenboim To Exit La Scala Top Job Early

    October 29, 2013 2:05 AM EDT The famed La Scala opera house says Daniel Barenboim will leave the post of musical director at the end of 2014, two years before his contract expires. Barenboim first joined La Scala with the unofficial title of principal guest conductor in 200 ...

  2. La Scala Projects Tough Finances in 2012

    January 25, 2012 7:00 AM EST MILAN (AP) - La Scala general manager Stephane Lissner's first goal when he arrived at the renowned opera house in 2005 was to balance the budget, which he did that year and every year since. This year could be different, he warned Tuesday. L ...

  3. Classical Label Decca Relaunches As Decca Classics, Eyes Future Stars

    February 07, 2011 3:38 PM EST The classical music label Decca on Monday celebrated its relaunch as Decca Classics, promising to seek out new stars and ensure that the genre remains relevant to younger listeners. Part of the Universal Music Group, Decca Classics is already home ...

  4. Barenboim Seeks Classical Music Revival

    November 03, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Israeli pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim, who signed a new recording deal with classical labels Deutsche Grammophon and Decca Classics this week, said he had found partners who shared his musical vision. Barenboim said he was pleased the two ...

  5. Daniel Barenboim Signs With Universal Labels

    November 02, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim agreed a wide-ranging recording agreement with Deutsche Grammophon and Decca Classics . Barenboim is music director of Berlin's Staatsoper and Staatskapelle and maestro scaligero at Milan's Teatro a ...

  6. Arab-Israeli Orchestra Stops Shows in Qatar, Egypt

    January 06, 2009 12:00 AM EST Israeli conductor Daniel Barenboim and his orchestra of Arab and Israeli musicians say they are canceling performances in the Middle East this weekend because of fighting between Israel and Hamas. Instead, they will play in the German capital. Bar ...

  7. Barenboim To Quit Chicago Symphony Orchestra

    February 20, 2004 12:00 AM EST Conductor Daniel Barenboim yesterday (Feb. 19) revealed that he will step down as music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) after his current deal ends at the conclusion of the 2005-06 se Conductor Daniel Barenboim yesterday (Feb. 19) ...