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Boulez, Slonimsky, Raksin

This Betty Freeman image, captured in 1992, appears in an online collection of Los Angeles Philharmonic photos. One senses that the conversation is …

At 90, conductor Pierre Boulez honored with new box set

A variety of unflattering nicknames became attached to Pierre Boulez during his tenure as music director of the New York Philharmonic in the 1970s. …

Pierre Boulez fête ses 90 ans à la Philharmonie de Paris

Célèbre dans le monde entier, ce créateur français a reçu, tout au long de sa carrière de chef d'orchestre et compositeur, quelques 27 Grammy Awards, …

Pierre Boulez: 60 Years on Record - cd review

<b>Pierre Boulez: The Complete Columbia Album Collection</b><br>(Sony Classical, 67 CDs)<p><b>Pierre Boulez: 20th Century</b><br>(Deutsche Grammophon, 44 CDs)<p><b>Pierre Boulez: The Complete Erato Recordings</b><br>(Erato, 14 CDs)<p>It seems most unlikely we will see Pierre Boulez conduct an orchestra again – he’s reported to be very …

Piano

Exposition « Pierre Boulez » à la Philarmonie de Paris, par Philippe Provensal

Taka Kigawa - Pierre Boulez: Second Sonata (excerpt)

YouTube

Pablo Heras-Casado on Pierre Boulez

The Sensuous Radical: Pierre Boulez at 90

Once there was a young firebrand whose revolutionary ideas forever changed the shape, feel and sound of classical music. No, we're not talking about Beethoven. We're talking about Boulez. Pierre Boulez, the French composer and conductor, turns 90 years old today.<p>The young Boulez was a rebel, even a …

Face-to-face with Pierre Boulez: ‘Acquire and destroy, acquire and destroy, then go further’

To celebrate Boulez's 90th birthday, here is Philip Clark's revealing interview with the composer and conductor from 2010<p>New box-set: Pierre Boulez …

Here's why Pierre Boulez was basically a 20th (and 21st) century legend

6 January 2016, 12:02<p>Pierre Boulez's career encompassed serialism, electronic music, conducting the world's finest orchestras and Frank Zappa.<p><b>He was</b> …

internationale podiumkunsten | muziek, theater, dans, opera | 7 juni - 1 juli 2018 Amsterdam - 2015

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The modernist maverick: Pierre Boulez at 90

I still remember the day I met <b>Pierre Boulez</b> for the first time, more than twenty years ago. <b>It was an unnerving prospect</b>. This was after all the Chief Commissar of musical modernism, the man who believed that “one must liquidate the past to move forward”. He once declared that any composer who did …

France

Deutsche Grammophon

<b>At Sinfini it’s been our ongoing mission to “cut through classical” and help you discover the very best of classical music over the last three …

Simon Rattle on Pierre Boulez

George Clinton on his Life Aboard the Mothership

<i>Pierre Boulez died on January 5, 2016. The following was posted in 2015 on the occasion of the conductor's 90th birthday.</i><p>Today, March 26, 2015, is the 90th birthday of Pierre Boulez. One of the great firebrands in classical music history, Boulez cut a huge swath through European culture in the …

Boulez in his own words

Classical music’s most celebrated maverick, widely regarded as the 20th century’s greatest innovator of classical music has died. Boulez’s 1967 proclamation that the answer to the stagnation of opera was to “blow the opera houses up”, is just one of many bold and candid statements that have won him …

Flute

As Pierre Boulez turns 90, conductor-composer's impact beyond question

Pierre Boulez — who has done as much as if not more than any other living composer and conductor to change the way we think about and make music — turns 90 on Thursday.<p>For seven decades, he has developed elaborate new approaches to the use of sound and materials. He has invented a style of …

Pierre Boulez, de la fulgurance au plaisir

• Français<br>• |<br>• English<p>à facettes<p>Pierre Boulez est un créateur au rayonnement mondial dont les 27 Grammy Awards disent à peine l’influence qu’il eut sur son …

Le vibrant hommage à Pierre Boulez de Marc Coppey, qui a commandé à 10 compositeurs 10 œuvres nouvelles pour violoncelle(s)

<b>Paris, Philharmonie, dimanche 22 mars 2015</b><p>Marc Coppey. Photo : DR<p>A l’instar de Mstislav Rostropovitch, qui, pour célébrer les soixante-dix ans du …

Pierre Boulez - the composer's life and work

For the first issue of our new newsletter <b>Musikblätter</b><i>,</i> Pierre Boulez spoke to Universal Edition about his own music.<p>“… and then <b>you discover</i> …

Pierre Boulez at 90: Interviews from the NYPR Archives

Pierre Boulez (1925 – 2016)

Universal Edition mourns the death of Pierre Boulez, one of our great composers and a long-time companion.<p>Our relationship with Pierre Boulez began …

Pierre Boulez at 90, Barbican, review: A brilliant total immersion day

‘Who is Pierre Boulez’ was the title of a brilliantly illuminating film made by Roger Graef in 1968. Screened to kick off the Barbican’s ‘total …

Concerts

Pierre-Laurent Aimard on Pierre Boulez

Simon Rattle on Pierre Boulez

<i>What is Pierre Boulez to you?</i><p><b>Rattle:</b> So many people are going to be able to talk about Pierre as a great composer, and as a great man, and as an …

Boulez plays Boulez

Pablo Heras-Casado on Pierre Boulez

<i>You are said to be Pierre Boulez’ last master–class student. How did you experience his work with you?</i><p><b>Heras-Casado:</b> The first feeling was a huge …

Marion Kalter photographs Pierre Boulez

<i>To browse through the album of Marion Kalter is much more than to look at portraits of musicians, maybe still lifes (instruments or scores), it is to</i> …

Deutsche Grammophon

<b>At Sinfini it’s been our ongoing mission to “cut through classical” and help you discover the very best of classical music over the last three …