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Daniel Barenboim

Daniel Barenboim was born on November 15, 1942 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is known for his work on Inside Llewyn Davis (2013), The Iron Lady (2011) and Heartbeats (2010). He has been married to Elena Bashkirova since 1988. They have two children. He was previously married to Jacqueline du Pré. See full bio »
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 2014 Il Trovatore (conductor)
 2014 Neujahrskonzert der Wiener Philharmoniker (TV Series) (conductor - 1 episode)
 2012 Beethoven for All (Documentary) (conductor)
 2012 Lohengrin, Opera romantica in tre atti (TV Movie) (conductor)
 2011 Don Giovanni (TV Movie) (conductor)
 2009/I Carmen (TV Movie) (conductor)
 2007 Tristan und Isolde, Azione in tre atti (TV Movie) (conductor)
 2007 Eugen Onegin (TV Movie) (conductor)
 2007 Discovering Masterpieces of Classical Music (TV Series documentary) (conductor - 2 episodes)
- Maurice Ravel: Boléro ... (conductor)
- Claude Debussy: La mer ... (conductor)
 2007/I Manon (TV Movie) (musical director)
  Great Performances (TV Series) (musical director - 2 episodes, 2002 - 2007) (conductor - 1 episode, 2002) (musician - 1 episode, 2002)
- Barenboim on Beethoven (2007) ... (musical director)
- Carnegie Hall Opening Night 2002 (2002) ... (conductor: orchestra) / (musical director) / (musician: piano)
 2006 Carmen (TV Movie) (conductor)
 2002 Così fan tutte ossia La scuola degli amanti (TV Movie) (conductor)
 2001 Taking Sides (conductor: new recordings)
 1999 Caisse-Noisette (Video) (conductor)
 1999 Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1999 Les noces de Figaro (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1998 Schwanensee (TV Movie) (musical director)
 1998 Hilary and Jackie (conductor: recording of Jacqueline du Pré)
 1997 Great Composers (TV Series documentary) (conducted by - 1 episode)
- Richard Wagner 1813 - 1883 (1997) ... (conducted by: Berlin Stadtskapelle)
 1995 Tristan und Isolde (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1994 In Ismail's Custody (Video documentary) (musician: piano, "Mozart Piano Concerto No. 20")
 1994 Wozzeck (TV Movie) (conductor) / (musical director)
 1993 Die Walküre (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1993 Placido Domingo in der Staatsoper Berlin (TV Special documentary) (conductor)
 1993 Siegfried (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1992 Das Rheingold (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1992 Götterdämmerung (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1992 Parsifal (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1987 Kreutzer szonáta (TV Movie) (musician)
 1983 Tristan und Isolde (TV Movie) (conductor)
 1966 Sunday Night (TV Series documentary) (musical director - 1 episode)
- Double Concerto (1966) ... (musical director)
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Beethoven's music tends to move from chaos to order, as if order were an imperative of human existence. For him, order does not result from forgetting or ignoring the disorders that plague our existence; order is a necessary development, an improvement that may lead to the Greek ideal of catharsis. It is not by chance that the Funeral March is not the last movement of the Eroica Symplohy, but the... See more »


Father of David Arthur (b. 1983) and Michael (b. 1985). The family lives in Berlin. See more »



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