Classical Maestro Daniel Barenboim reveals he is a fan of rock music

April 10th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by ANI  

Paul McCartney London, Apr 10 (ANI): Seven-time Grammy winning pianist and conductor Daniel Barenboim has revealed that heis a closet rock fan.

The classical musical aficionado made the revelation when he celebrated the 60th anniversary of his first performance with a free Chopin recital in the Turbine Hall of the London landmark recently.

“When I lived in London many years ago, I met the Beatles who tried to explain why they were as good as Beethoven,” Sky News quoted Barenboim as saying.

“They were an extraordinary bunch of crazy young people who I grew to admire tremendously too.”

Apparently the feeling was reciprocated, withPaul McCartneysaid to be a fan of the man’s music - they both recorded at Abbey Road - and political activism. (ANI)

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