A new release from the series of Metropolitan Munich programs, ahead of the Celibidache and Barenboim Anniversaries to come in 2012. In 1992 Daniel Barenboim had just been appointed Artistic Director and General Musical Director of the Staatsoper Unter den Linden Berlin and was Music Director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Today Daniel Barenboim is internationally recognized and revered as an orchestral and operatic conductor, pianist, and a musical ambassador and also as a humanitarian. One of Bach's most famous yet demanding and certainly immensely important works performed by Daniel Barenboim. Bonus: Daniel Barenboim introduces the Goldberg Variations. Classified as EuroArts ""Recorded Excellence"", with high historical value.