A 90th Birthday Tribute to Pierre Boulez from the CSO on the “Evening Concert”

June 02, 2015

Tonight at 7:00 on the Evening Concert on WILL-FM 90.9 it’s the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Pablo Heras-Casado guest conducts the group in Debussy’s “Images for Orchestra”. Also on the program works by Stravinsky and Boulez, and Alice Sara Ott plays Bartok’s 3rd Piano Concerto. It's “A Birthday Tribute to Pierre Boulez” with Pablo Heras-Casado conducting the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.

Tuesday June 2: Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO #15-22)

A Tribute to Pierre Boulez with Alice Sara Ott and Pablo Heras-Casado

Boulez: Figures-Doubles-Prismes

Stravinsky: Four Études (piano solo Alice Sara Ott)

Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 3 (Alice Sara Ott, piano)

Debussy: Iberia, from Images

Boulez: Notations VII (Daniel Barenboim, conductor)

Bartók: Divertimento for Strings (Pierre Boulez, conductor) {from DGG recording}


Read more about Boulez here: http://felixonline.co.uk/music/5461/boulez-at-90-the-enfant-terrible-of-modern-music/ a well-written article from , of all places, the student newspaper of Imperial College of London (notable grads include H. G. Wells, Alexander Fleming, T.H. Huxley, and Brian May!)

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