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The Barenboim-Said Academy is opening
a new concert hall, but its founder has no illusions
about what it can achieve
Daniel Barenboim plays with lightness of touch and a cultivated sound that is pleasingly old-fashioned
Beethoven’s opera looked and sounded worn and tired at this high-prestige premiere
Daniel Barenboim conducted a ‘Gerontius’ of transcendental splendour
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