Pierre Boulez at 90

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Thursday, September 17, 2015

Pierre Boulez Pierre Boulez (Philippe Gontier)

The New York Philharmonic this week celebrates a former music director with "Pierre Boulez at 90," featuring the composer-conductor leading highlights from his own Pli selon Pli: Improvisations sur Mallarmé, Debussy’s La Mer, and Bartók’s The Miraculous Mandarin. Boulez, who turned 90 this past March, led the New York Philharmonic from 1971 to 1977.

Program playlist:

Pierre Boulez: Pli selon Pli: Improvisations sur Mallarmé
Debussy: La Mer
Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin

Comments [2]

Beatriz from New York

Is it possible to access this program online? I was able to listen to a little bit while driving from work on Thursday. Boulez is probably THE greatest influence in my musical thought. Thanks!

Sep. 18 2015 11:38 PM
Les from Miami, Florida

I recorded for my own pleasure one of the broadcasts of Maestro Boulez's concerts with the New York Philharmonic in what I think is one of the best programmed and performed concerts I've ever heard. It's the one consisting of Debussy's "Nocturnes", Barto'k's Piano Concerto No. 2 and Stravinsky's "Symphony of Psalms". Here's looking forward to this concert.

Sep. 17 2015 09:03 AM

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