Pierre Boulez


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Noun1.Pierre Boulez - French composer of serial music (born in 1925)
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The Kammerchor (or chamber choir) was formed in 1948 and named after the US-run radio station "Rundfunk im amerikanischen Sektor" ("American-sector broadcasting"); they participated in the opening concert of the Berliner Philharmonie in 1963 and have premiered works by Aribert Reimann, Paul Hindemith, and Pierre Boulez, among others.
She has appeared in major festivals all over Europe and has collaborated with ensembles such as Ensemble Modern in alte Oper Frankfurt and Ensemble Intercontemporain of Pierre Boulez at The Lucerne Festival.
THE FRENCH COMPOSER, conductor, and writer Pierre Boulez was one of the signal figures in postwar contemporary music.
There will be two Late Night Proms dedicated to rock legend Bowie and French composer Pierre Boulez.
Fallecido el pasado 5 de enero en Baden-Baden, Alemania, el compositor y pedagogo frances Pierre Boulez fue asimismo uno de los directores de orquesta mas sobresalientes de su generacion.
Una vez mas la realidad nos confirma esa constante de que la muerte de los grandes en una especialidad suele venir de tres en tres, porque a escasos dias del triste deceso del notable director de orquesta aleman Kurt Masur, hecho igualmente aqui consignado, ahora se ha dado el no menos sensible del frances Pierre Boulez (Montbrison, 1925-Baden-Baden, 2016), en su caso tambien reconocido como compositor y pedagogo cuya influencia en el curso de la musica contemporanea de concierto ha sido innegable.
PIERRE Boulez, the former principal conductor of the New York Philharmonic, has died at the age of 90.
Under the leadership of conductor-pianist Daniel Barenboim at Berlin's Staatskapelle, a series of concerts celebrating the 90th birthday of composer Pierre Boulez culminated with a performance on March 29 of his 1946 "Le visage nuptial," a rarely performed, transcendent cantata for soprano, alto, women's chorus and orchestra set to poems by Rene Char.
This was the same Festival at which Cage and Pierre Boulez on opposite sides of a compositional dispute for 36 years were reconciled with a handshake overseen by Olivier Messiaen.
These are preceded by an interview with Pierre Boulez that serves as a preface to the entire volume, and a brief introduction by the volume's three editors.
Most of the musicians portrayed are seriously big hitters (the likes of Claudio Abbado, Leonard Bernstein, Pierre Boulez, Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Hans Werner Henze, and Karlheinz Stockhausen).
He discusses the idea of "German music"; the work of Arnold Schoenberg, Alban Berg, Nikos Skalkottas, Luigi Nono, Olivier Messiaen, Pierre Boulez, Gyorgy Ligeti, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Bernd Alois Zimmermann, Alfred Schnittke, Hanz Werner Henze, and Wolfgang Rihm; the music of postmodern composers; multicultural phenomena in new music; nationalism and folklorism; principles of vocal composition; and the influence of Beethoven on the Schoenberg school.