Pierre Boulez News

Date of Birth: March 26, 1925 (91)
Birth Place: Montbrison, FRANCE
Gender: Male
BWW Preview: Works & Process at Guggenheim Looks at the Met's L'AMOUR DE LOIN, Through December 29BWW Preview: Works & Process at Guggenheim Looks at the Met's L'AMOUR DE LOIN, Through December 29
by Richard Sasanow - Dec 1, 2016

Composer Kaija Saariaho is a woman of few words but potent music, judging by her comments about her acclaimed opera, L'AMOUR DE LOIN, and the excerpts performed at the Guggenheim's Works & Process series several weeks ago, in preparation for the opera's much-anticipated Met debut on Thursday, December 1. (more...)

CONTACT! To Return To National Sawdust In Brooklyn, 1/23CONTACT! To Return To National Sawdust In Brooklyn, 1/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

Entering its eighth season in 2016-17, CONTACT!, the Philharmonic's new-music series, will return to National Sawdust in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, for two chamber programs featuring New York-area composers. This season of CONTACT!complements the Philharmonic's 175th anniversary season celebrations, which highlight the Orchestra's rich history of commissioning and premiering important works and salute its hometown of New York City. Esa-Pekka Salonen, who is in the second year of his three-year tenure as the Philharmonic's Marie-Josee Kravis Composer-in-Residence, continues his advisory role on CONTACT!. (more...)

Bobby Cannavale in THE HAIRY APE and More Set for Park Avenue Armory's 2017 SeasonBobby Cannavale in THE HAIRY APE and More Set for Park Avenue Armory's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Park Avenue Armory today announced its 2017 season, deepening the institution's commitment to presenting groundbreaking unconventional programs that take full advantage of its soaring Wade Thompson Drill Hall and intimate historic rooms. (more...)

THE SECRET TRIO Performs Concert, 12/3THE SECRET TRIO Performs Concert, 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

The Secret Trio is composed of three extraordinary musicians rooted in Turkish, Balkan Roma (Gypsy) and Armenian music who came together to create a new type of chamber music. Not bound by a single tradition, they perform original pieces and traditional melodies that incorporate the microtonal modes and improvisation of the Middle East, dance beats of the Balkans, and elements of jazz, rock, and classical music. The trio features Ismail Lumanovski, a master clarinetist and member of the New York Gypsy All-Stars, who was lauded in the New York Times as a “brilliant, fearless young clarinetist” and has launched a major career as a soloist and a chamber musician in both the classical and cross-over repertoires; Tamer Pinarbasi, a leading kanun (zither) player and a member of the New York Gypsy All-Stars; and Ara Dinkjian, one of the world's top oud (fretless lute) players, who is best known as the founder of the highly influential and groundbreaking instrumental group Night Ark. (more...)

Bergen Performing Arts Center Presents VIENNA BOYS CHOIRBergen Performing Arts Center Presents VIENNA BOYS CHOIR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents the Vienna Boys Choir, Friday, December 16, 2016 at 8PM; Purchase tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at 201.227.1030. (more...)

Miller Theatre Opens 2016-17 Composer Portraits with JOHN ZORNMiller Theatre Opens 2016-17 Composer Portraits with JOHN ZORN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

As prolific as he is provocative, John Zorn returns to Composer Portraits with five new works, all slated to receive their world premiere performances. A dream team of new music superstars comes together to give voice to Zorn's newest creations, affirming once more the depth and breadth of his musical palette, which draws on punk, jazz, klezmer, classical, and other genres-spanning continents and centuries. (more...)

Hawaii Symphony Orchestra Performs Bruch Violin Concerto & Holst's THE PLANETSHawaii Symphony Orchestra Performs Bruch Violin Concerto & Holst's THE PLANETS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

 The Hawai'i Symphony Orchestra (HSO) presents the second Halekulani Masterworks concert in its 2016-2017 season with Wagenaar's Overture to The Taming of the Shrew, Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1, and a multimedia presentation of Holst's The Planets on Sunday, October 30. Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1, arguably one of Bruch's most popular compositions, features violinist, Ray Chen - first prize winner in the 2008 International Yehudi Menuhin Violin Competition and the 2009 Queen Elisabeth Music Competition. (more...)

Hawaii Symphony Orchestra Announces 
STAR TREK: THE ULTIMATE VOYAGEHawaii Symphony Orchestra Announces STAR TREK: THE ULTIMATE VOYAGE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

CineConcerts, CBS Consumer Products and Paramount Pictures will launch Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage, a North American concert tour playing performing arts centers in more than 100 cities. Honolulu will host the concert on October 29, 2016, with the HSO at the Blaisdell Concert Hall.  (more...)

Composer to Attend UK Premiere of HOTEL FOR CRIMINALSComposer to Attend UK Premiere of HOTEL FOR CRIMINALS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2016

Drama Desk winning and Tony/Grammy Award nominated composer Stanley Silverman is to attend the UK premiere of Hotel For Criminals co-written with pre-eminent avant garde theatre maker Richard Foreman.  (more...)

Cleveland Orchestra to Honor Violist Robert Vernon with 2016 Distinguished Service AwardCleveland Orchestra to Honor Violist Robert Vernon with 2016 Distinguished Service Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2016

On Today, October 8, 2016, Robert Vernon, former principal violist of The Cleveland Orchestra and now holding the title Principal Viola Emeritus, will receive The Cleveland Orchestra's twenty-first annual Distinguished Service Award. (more...)

Cleveland Orchestra Mitsuko Uchida Announce Mozart Piano Concertos Nos. 17 & 25 RecordingsCleveland Orchestra Mitsuko Uchida Announce Mozart Piano Concertos Nos. 17 & 25 Recordings
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

 The Cleveland Orchestra and Mitsuko Uchida announce the release date of their latest Decca recording project: Mozart's Piano Concertos Nos. 17 (K453) and 25 (K503), which were recorded live at Severance Hall in February 2016.  On October 28, 2016 the recording will be available in the United States and internationally.  Beginning October 21 it will be available at the Cleveland Orchestra Store; it is currently available for pre-order on Amazon.com here:http://amzn.to/2cYXERH and iTunes here: http://apple.co/2cXrWz1.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-Möst announce further details of their new production of Debussy's Pelléas and Mélisande.  The impressionistic French opera, with its luminous and hypnotic score, is being presented at Severance Hall this coming spring, with performances May 2, 4, and 6, 2017.  The creative team for this brand-new, made-for-Cleveland production is being led by Director Yuval Sharon working with Set Designer Mimi Lien, Lighting and Projection Designer Jason Thompson, Choreographer Danielle Agami, and Costume Designer Ann Closs-Farley. (more...)

A Concert with Commentary: Jeffrey Siegel Returns with His Inside Look at Piano ClassicsA Concert with Commentary: Jeffrey Siegel Returns with His Inside Look at Piano Classics
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2016

American pianist Jeffrey Siegel has been a soloist with the world's great orchestras and has collaborated with many of the pre-eminent conductors of our time. He has performed his Keyboard Conversations® at Harris Center every year since the facility opened; the reasons for this are instantly obvious. In presenting these "concerts with lively commentary," Mr. Siegel offers comments on the work, the composer, even the times in which the work was composed and then gives a virtuosic performance of a piano masterpiece. A lively Q&A concludes the concert. His presentations enrich the listening experience for the avid music lover as well as provide an inviting, instantly accessible introduction to great music for those new to classical music. "An achievement of a sort seldom heard" (New York Times). (more...)

Cleveland Orchestra to Honor Violist Robert Vernon with 2016 Distinguished Service AwardCleveland Orchestra to Honor Violist Robert Vernon with 2016 Distinguished Service Award
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

On Saturday, October 8, 2016, Robert Vernon, former principal violist of The Cleveland Orchestra and now holding the title Principal Viola Emeritus, will receive The Cleveland Orchestra's twenty-first annual Distinguished Service Award. (more...)

Pablo Heras-Casado To Return To New York Philharmonic To Conduct Bartok's DANCE SUITEPablo Heras-Casado To Return To New York Philharmonic To Conduct Bartok's DANCE SUITE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

Pablo Heras-Casado will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct Bartok's Dance Suite; Bruch's Violin Concerto No. 1, with Concertmaster Frank Huang as soloist; and Dvo?ak's Symphony No. 7, Thursday, October 27, 2016, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, October 28 at 11:00 a.m.; Saturday, October 29 at 8:00 p.m.; and Tuesday, November 1 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Miller Theatre Opens 2016-17 Composer Portraits with JOHN ZORNMiller Theatre Opens 2016-17 Composer Portraits with JOHN ZORN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

As prolific as he is provocative, John Zorn returns to Composer Portraits with five new works, all slated to receive their world premiere performances. A dream team of new music superstars comes together to give voice to Zorn's newest creations, affirming once more the depth and breadth of his musical palette, which draws on punk, jazz, klezmer, classical, and other genres-spanning continents and centuries. (more...)

A Concert with Commentary: Jeffrey Siegel Returns with His Inside Look at Piano ClassicsA Concert with Commentary: Jeffrey Siegel Returns with His Inside Look at Piano Classics
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

American pianist Jeffrey Siegel has been a soloist with the world's great orchestras and has collaborated with many of the pre-eminent conductors of our time. He has performed his Keyboard Conversations® at Harris Center every year since the facility opened; the reasons for this are instantly obvious. In presenting these "concerts with lively commentary," Mr. Siegel offers comments on the work, the composer, even the times in which the work was composed and then gives a virtuosic performance of a piano masterpiece. A lively Q&A concludes the concert. His presentations enrich the listening experience for the avid music lover as well as provide an inviting, instantly accessible introduction to great music for those new to classical music. "An achievement of a sort seldom heard" (New York Times). (more...)

Sir Simon Rattle to Conclude 'Perspectives' Series at Carnegie Hall This FallSir Simon Rattle to Conclude 'Perspectives' Series at Carnegie Hall This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Esteemed conductor Sir Simon Rattle concludes his two-season Perspectives series at Carnegie Hall this fall, leading four concerts with The Philadelphia Orchestra, Ensemble Connect, and the Berliner Philharmoniker. Maestro Rattle launched his Perspectives series last November, leading the Berliner Philharmoniker in a Beethoven symphony cycle over five consecutive days. (more...)

Cabrillo Festival Announces New Music Director and Conductor Cristian MacelaruCabrillo Festival Announces New Music Director and Conductor Cristian Macelaru
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music, America's longest running festival dedicated to new music for orchestra, is pleased to appoint Cristian Macelaru as its new Music Director and Conductor. Macelaru takes on the position with immediate effect and conducts his inaugural season in August 2017. He succeeds longtime Music Director and Conductor Marin Alsop, who stepped down after her 25th Anniversary season this August.   (more...)

The NAC Orchestra and The Glenn Gould Foundation Celebrate The Genius of Philip GlassThe NAC Orchestra and The Glenn Gould Foundation Celebrate The Genius of Philip Glass
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

On Saturday, November 26, iconic American composer Philip Glass will be awarded The Eleventh Glenn Gould Prize at an exclusive concert in his honour, presented by The Glenn Gould Foundation and the NAC Orchestra.  The Genius of Philip Glass features the NAC Orchestra led by guest conductor Dennis Russell Davies performing a concert of music spanning the legendary composer's career. (more...)

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