Daniel Barenboim returns to Berlin’s newest chamber music hall, the Pierre Boulez Saal, for a diverse series of performances in 2018.
On 23 & 24 January, Barenboim presents solo piano recitals featuring Debussy’s Préludes. He appears with the Boulez Ensemble for a world premiere by Francesconi and Boulez’s Dérive 1 on 26 January.
Barenboim returns on 4 March for another appearance with the Boulez Ensemble, performing the music of Schubert, Eisler, and Schoenberg.
Two performances in April see Barenboim in trio recital with Michael Barenboim and Kian Soltani. They perform Beethoven’s Piano Trios in G Major and C Minor plus Goehr’s Largo Siciliano on 21 April, and Beethoven’s Piano Trio in B-Flat Major and Boulez’s Sur Incises on 26 April.
Barenboim closes out the 2017/18 season at the Boulez Saal on 3 July, performing a new work by Reimann – commissioned by the Daniel Barenboim Foundation – plus Ravel’s Sonata for Violin and Cello and Beethoven’s Piano Trio in E-Flat Major.