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Composer: Boulez, Pierre (1925-2016)

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Year of birth1925
Year of death2016
Period20th century
April 2018
Evening performance
Matinee performance
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New York CityTotal Embrace: Leonard Bernstein at 100

Boulez, Mahler
Julian Wachner; Novus NY

ParisLibera me - Orchestre national d'Île-de-France

© ONDIF/Belleville/Christophe Urbain
Boulez, Verdi
Orchestre national d'Île de France; Lionel Sow; Karine Babajanyan; Sanja Radisic; Tatarintsev Aleksey; Nikolay Didenko

New York CityTotal Embrace: Leonard Bernstein at 100

Wachner, Bernstein, Boulez, Berio
Julian Wachner; Novus NY

LondonLes Sonores de France

Widor, Milhaud, Messiaen, Boulez
Adam Walker; Alasdair Beatson

ParisEötvös, Mantovani, Boulez

Eötvös, Mantovani, Boulez
Ensemble Intercontemporain; Péter Eötvös; Gilles Durot
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Alert and refined: LSO on top form under François-Xavier Roth

François-Xavier Roth © Holger Talinski
Celebrating Debussy on the 100th anniversary of his death, this programme played to the strengths of the LSO under the energetic direction of François-Xavier Roth.
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Happy 275th birthday, Staatsoper Unter den Linden!

Daniel Barenboim at Unter den Linden © Christian Mang
An anniversary gala concert with historic references worth the hype.
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Toronto Symphony a Season Highlight at the Konzerthaus Wien

Maxim Vengerov © B Ealovega
After a 34 year hiatus from the Konzerthaus stage, the Toronto Symphony gave a knockout performance that had everything in spades
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Smudgy haze and glaring sunbursts

Esa-Pekka Salonen © Clive Barda
A typically adventurous programme "curated" by Esa-Pekka Salonen paired Boulez with Debussy. 
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A bracing density of musical incident

Helen Grime © Amy Barton
Oliver Knussen and the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group excel in a cunningly linked group of works from the old (mid 1980s) to the brand new.
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