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A Tribute to Pierre Boulez

A tribute to Pierre Boulez: highlights of the concert he gave with the BBC SO to mark his 80th birthday in 2005. Debussy: Jeux. Boulez: Le soleil des eaux. Ravel: Daphnis et Chloe.

A tribute to Pierre Boulez: highlights of the concert he gave with the BBC Symphony Orchestra to mark his 80th birthday.

Presented by Ian Skelly

Debussy: Jeux
Boulez: Le soleil des eaux
Ravel: Daphnis et Chloé

Elizabeth Atherton, soprano
BBC Singers
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Pierre Boulez, conductor

No-one had a more profound and wide-ranging impact on musical life over the past six decades than Pierre Boulez - as composer, conductor, polemicist and prophet. This concert features music by two of the composers he most cherished, along with a work of his own which engages with the imagery and symbolism of nature - a world that so absorbed Debussy, Ravel and others among Boulez's predecessors.

1 hour, 30 minutes

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