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Total Immersion: Pierre Boulez at 90

Robert Worby presents music performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the Guildhall New Music Ensemble at Total Immersion: Pierre Boulez at 90. With music critic Paul Griffiths.

In the week of Pierre Boulez's 90th birthday, Robert Worby is joined in the studio by the music critic Paul Griffiths to present music performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the Guildhall New Music Ensemble at concerts recorded earlier today at the Barbican and LSO St Luke's in London as part of Total Immersion: Pierre Boulez at 90. Plus Composer's Room with another driving force in French contemporary music, Betsy Jolas.

Presented by Robert Worby

Pierre Boulez
Dérive 1 (1984)
Guildhall New Music Ensemble
David Corkhill (conductor)

Pierre Boulez
Piano Sonata No.2 (1947-48)
Jean-Frederic Neuburger (piano)

Pierre Boulez
Eclats/Multiples (1965-1970)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Pablo Rus Broseta (conductor)

Composer's Room: Betsy Jolas

Pierre Boulez
Memoriale (original ...explosante-fixe...) (1985/1993)
Guildhall New Music Ensemble
David Corkhill (conductor)

Elizabeth Arno (producer).

2 hours

Music Played

  • Pierre Boulez

    Derive 1

    Performer: David Corkhill. Performer: Guildhall New Music Ensemble.
  • Pierre Boulez

    Piano Sonata No.2

    Performer: Jean-Frédéric Neuburger.
  • Pierre Boulez

    Eclat Multiples

    Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Pablo Rus Broseta.
  • Pierre Boulez

    Memoriale

    Performer: David Corkhill. Performer: Rosie Bowker. Performer: Guildhall New Music Ensemble.

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