Berlin’s Kultursenator Klaus Lederer has said he will wait until the summer before deciding whether to renrew Daniel Barenboim’s contract as music director at the Staatsoper.
Barenboim has faced accusations of bullying,which he denied.
Lederer said: ‘I’m having many discussions with all those involved. I want to get a feeling for it, Above all, one has to talk to the people who work with him. Crucial here is the question of what the orchestra wants.’