Breaking: Barenboim wins new Berlin dealmain
The city of Berlin has offered Daniel Barenboim an extension to his contract as Artistic Director and General Music Director of the Staatsoper Unter den Linden. He will stay in post until 2027, when he will be 85 years old.
Barenboim joined the Sattatsoper soon after reunification in 1992.
Today’s announcement was made at a press conference featuring, aside from Barenboim himself, the cultural senator Klaus Lederer, artistic director Matthias Schulz and orchestra leaders Susanne Schergaut and Volker Sprenger.