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Daniel Barenboim

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Anti-Semitism has no historical, political and certainly no philosophical origins. Anti-Semitism is a disease.

— Daniel Barenboim

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Every great work of art has two faces, one toward its own time and one toward the future, toward eternity.

— Daniel Barenboim

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In the beginning, there was silence. And out of the silence came the sound. The sound is not here.

— Daniel Barenboim

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Jewish intellectuals contributed a great deal to insure that Europe became a continent of humanism, and it is with these humanist ideals that Europe must now intervene in the Middle East conflict.

— Daniel Barenboim

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Sound is often talked about in a very subjective way, as if it had a colour. This is a bright sound, this is a dark sound. I don't believe in that because I think that is much too subjective.

— Daniel Barenboim

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The tempo is the suitcase. If the suitcase is too small, everything is completely wrinkled. If the tempo is too fast, everything becomes so scrambled you can't understand it.

— Daniel Barenboim

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There are many types of silence. There is a silence before the note, there is a silence at the end and there is a silence in the middle.

— Daniel Barenboim

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Tradition demands that we not speak poorly of the dead.

— Daniel Barenboim

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US presidents can make all the commitments and declarations they want until they are blue in the face, in the Muslim world they will always be perceived as partisan.

— Daniel Barenboim

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Notable classical recordings include the complete cycles of Mozart's and Beethoven's piano sonatas and Mozart's piano concertos (in the latter taking part as both soloist and conductor). In June 1967 Barenboim and his then fiancée Du Pré gave concerts in Jerusalem Tel Aviv Haifa and BeerDaniel Barenboimba before and during the Six-Day War. "

Performing in the West Bank and Gaza Strip
Barenboim has performed several times in the West Bank in 1999 at Bir Zeit University and several times in Ramallah.

Currently he is general music director of La Scala in Milan the Berlin State Opera and the Staatskapelle Berlin; he previously served as Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Orchestre de Paris. Barenboim has received many awards and prizes including an honorary Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire France's Légion d'honneur both as a Commander and Grand Officier the German Großes Bundesverdienstkreuz and Willy Brandt Award and together with the Palestinian-American scholar Edward Said Spain's Prince of Asturias Concord Award.

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