Boulez at 90: Paris


On tour

Mon 20 Apr 2015 8.30pm - 10.30pm
Philharmonie de Paris

PIERRE BOULEZ Livre pour cordes

STRAVINSKY The Rite of Spring

PIERRE BOULEZ Rituel: in memoriam Bruno Maderna

Peter Eötvös conductor

London Symphony Orchestra

Tickets: for more information and tickets please visit the Philharmonie de Paris website

The great French maestro Pierre Boulez celebrates his 90th birthday with this concert conducted by the leading interpreter of his music, Peter Eötvös. Two major works by Boulez himself – the Book for Strings, a work of great depth, delicacy and textural beauty, and his 'ceremony of memory' for his fellow-composer Bruno Maderna, scored for eight different instrumental groups - frame a work that he reveres, Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring.