“It is with a mixture of pride and sadness that Announced that I am withdrawing from my activities, especially directing commitments, for the next few months.”, This is how the statement begins. Daniel Barenboim Posted on social media.
The pianist and director, who will turn 80 on 15 November, explained that “My health has worsened in recent months and I have been diagnosed with a serious neurological condition” So “I have to focus on being as physically fit as possible.”
They said that “Music was and will be an essential part of my life. I have lived my entire life through music and will continue to do so as long as my health allows it”, And ended with the idea that “looking back and forth, I am not only happy, but deeply fulfilled”.
last May A tour with the West-Divan Orchestra (the project that brought together musicians from Israel and the Arab world) had to be canceled due to a medical prescription.,
Born in Buenos Aires in 1942, Barenboim debuted at the Teatro Colón in 1950 And a few months later he settled with his family in Europe. He became one of the leading pianists of his generation and they Career as a Famous ConductorWith a huge piano and orchestral repertoire.
Israel Naturalized, Barenboim Obtained Palestinian citizenship in 2008 and has advocated a peaceful resolution of conflict in the Middle East. In recent years he has toured Argentina on a recurring basis with the West-Divan Orchestra, performing in Martha Argerich as guest featured,