Classics of the Phonograph

Pierre Boulez, In Memoriam


Pierre Boulez By Joost Evers / Anefo - Nationaal Archief, CC BY-SA 3.0

This past January, the famous composer and conductor Pierre Boulez died. He emerged after World War II as one of the leading composers of experimental music. Later in his life, he garnered more fame as a conductor, especially in his performances of the music of Debussy, Bartok and Stravinsky. On this week's Classics of the Phonograph, Saturday at 11 am on WILL-FM, we will hear some of this most notable performances.