Welcome to the only French/English website entirely dedicated to the American composer Samuel Barber (1910-1981). Here you will find:
- Details of the current concerts connected to Barber, throughout the world ;
- A brief biography of the composer of the world-famous Adagio for strings ;
- A chronological and a topical catalogue of Barber’s works ;
- A review of the best recordings, past and present, available to the public ;
- The official page of Capricorn, the French Samuel Barber Society ;
- An up-to-date selection of video and audio performances of Barber's Music ;
- A number of links to find out more about the life and works of the composer.
Last update : All the Barber concerts in March are in our Calendar section. Plus : a bunch of new recordings, including the Piano Concerto by a Chinese pianist, an enthralling rendition of the Adagio by the Ensemble Matheus and seven (!) world premieres by the Italian pianist Giampaolo Nuti. Last but not least, an exceptional document : the first performance of Barber's Christmas Eve cantata, composed when he was only 10 yo !