Pierre Boulez News

Date Of Birth:
March 26, 1925 (89)
Birth Place:
Montbrison, FRANCE
Melissa Etheridge to Perform with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 6/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The League of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA) will celebrate its 25th annual Corporate Night on Monday, June 16 at 7:30 p.m. with special guest Melissa Etheridge performing with members of the CSO, led by conductor Sean O'Loughlin. Over the course of more than two decades as a performer and songwriter, Melissa Etheridge has earned her post as one of rock 'n' roll's most respected artists with numerous hits, such as 'I'm the Only One,' 'Come to My Window' and 'I Want to Come Over.' (more...)

BAM and WNYC to Present RadioLoveFest, June 4-8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

From June 4 to June 8, two iconic New York City institutions join to celebrate an ever evolving medium that was born more than 100 years ago-radio. (more...)

The Colony Theatre to Present Ian Buchanan & Mariette Hartley in THE LION IN WINTER, 4/16-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present Ian Buchanan and Mariette Hartley starring in THE LION IN WINTER, written by James Goldman and directed by Stephanie Vlahos. THE LION IN WINTER will preview on Wednesday, April 16; Thursday, April 17; and Friday, April 18 at 8:00pm and will open on Saturday, April 19 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, May 18 at The Colony Theatre, 555 N. Third Street (at Cypress) adjacent to the Burbank Town Center Mall. (more...)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra's Beyond the Score Performance of Schoenberg's PIERROT LUNAIRE is Released Online
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

Modernist composer Arnold Schoenberg's landmark work, Pierrot lunaire, was recently the focus of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra's award-winning Beyond the Score® series. That performance has been added to a selection of other Beyond the Score® presentations which can be streamed at no cost at the CSO's online magazine, Sounds & Stories (www.cso.org/sas). (more...)

First Episode of Gerard Schwarz's ALL-STAR ORCHESTRA Wins Two Emmy Awards
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

All-Star Orchestra took home two Emmy Awards yesterday at the 57th Annual New York Emmy Awards, which took place at the Marriott Marquis' Broadway Ballroom in New York City. (more...)

Music Institute of Chicago to Honor Andre Previn at Annual Gala, 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

The Music Institute of Chicago, now in its 84th year, hosts its annual gala Monday, May 12 at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, 120 East Delaware Place. The oldest community music school in Illinois and one of the three largest community music schools in the nation, the Music Institute is planning a celebratory evening highlighted by the presentation of the Dushkin Award to conductor, composer, and pianist Andre Previn. (more...)

DAPHNE, Bach's Bass in B Minor & More Set for Cleveland Orchestra's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2014

The Cleveland Orchestra has announced its 2014-15 season. Music Director Franz Welser-Möst's programs include Bach's Mass in B minor, and Brahms's Piano Concertos with Yefim Bronfman as soloist. Mr. Welser-Möst continues his long-standing tradition of opera performances at Severance Hall with concert performances of Richard Strauss's rarely heard opera Daphne. Guest artists returning to Severance Hall include Lang Lang, Christian Tetzlaff, Jean-Yves Thibaudet, and Mitsuko Uchida, and conductors Charles Dutoit, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, and Fabio Luisi. The Orchestra celebrates the 90th birthday of Pierre Boulez in three programs conducted by Franz Welser-Möst. (more...)

Riccardo Muti, CSO Music Director, Returns to Chicago for Two Week Residency, 3/20-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

CSO Music Director Riccardo Muti returns to Chicago in March for two weeks of CSO programs that continue the cycle of Schubert's symphonic works which began at the start of the 2013/14 season. Concerts with Maestro Muti take place on March 20-22 and 26-29, 2014. The first week's program includes Schubert's Symphony No. 9, the “Great” C Major and Schumann's Piano Concerto featuring pianist Mitsuko Uchida. (more...)

The American Youth Symphony Launches 'The Alumni Project' Honoring Nigel Armstrong and Other Graduates, 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

The American Youth Symphony (AYS), led by Music Director Alexander Treger and noted for its innovative programming and inspiring performances, celebrates its legacy of training exceptional musicians over the past 49 years, with “The Alumni Project,” honoring the orchestra's numerous illustrious “graduates” on Sunday, April 13, 2014, 7 pm, at UCLA's Royce Hall. The concert, which concludes the season, features the orchestra's 106 current members and a host of alumni, including acclaimed former concertmaster Nigel Armstrong, finalist in the 2011 Tchaikovsky Competition, performing Strauss's An Alpine Symphony, Op. 64, one of his largest operatic works, which is scored for 125 players and depicts the spectacular climb up an Alpine mountain from twilight to dusk. Treger also conducts Debussy's tone-poem An Afternoon of a Faun, Chausson's Poème, Op. 25, and Saint-Saëns's Introduction et rondo capriccioso, Op. 28. (more...)

Musiqa to Bring TIME IN MOTION to The Hobby Center, 3/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Musiqa, winner of the 2013 Chamber Music America/American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers Award for Adventurous Programming of Contemporary Music, presents its spring concert, Time in Motion, at the Hobby Center's Zilkha Hall on Saturday, March 22, at 7:30 p.m. In collaboration with NobleMotion Dance and Houston Cinema Arts Society, Musiqa's concert features an eclectic program that explores the concept of time in new music and how it integrates with elements of movement in dance and film. (more...)

Scharoun Ensemble to Perform at Jorgensen, 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

The Scharoun Ensemble, a leading chamber music octet made up of members of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, will play a program of Mozart, Dvorak and Beethoven on Thursday, March 13, at 7:30 p.m. at Jorgensen. Glenn Stanley, a music historian in the UConn Music Department, will discuss musical points of interest at 6:45 p.m. (more...)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Music Director, Riccardo Muti, Receives Three New Honors
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

Riccardo Muti, music director of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO), and an internationally celebrated conductor, can now add three more awards to the dozens he has received over the course of his career. (more...)

Jeffrey Siegel to Bring GLORY OF BEETHOVEN to Harris Center, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

Jeffrey Siegel's unique concerts are a joy for both the piano aficionado and novice alike with a brilliantly polished concert-with-commentary format. Captivating remarks precede the virtuoso performances of piano masterpieces and the concert concludes with a lively Q & A. Mr. Siegel returns for his third concert of the season at Harris Center for the Arts presenting The Glory of Beethoven on Wednesday, March 19. (more...)

Pablo Heras-Casado to Make His NY Philharmonic Debut, 4/2-5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Pablo Heras-Casado will make his New York Philharmonic debut conducting Barto?k's Piano Concerto No. 3, featuring pianist Peter Serkin; Britten's Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes; and Shostakovich's Symphony No. 10, Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, April 3 at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, April 4 at 11:00 a.m.; and Saturday, April 5 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

CELEBRATING SILVERMAN Set for 6 April at London Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

PK Productions, by arrangement with Stanley Silverman and R&H Theatricals Europe, present CELEBRATING SILVERMAN with music by Stanley Silverman, and direction by Patrick Kennedy, and music direction by Peter Mitchell on Sunday, 6th April 2014 at London Hippodrome. (more...)

Conductor Gianandrea Noseda Returns to The BNY Mellon Grand Classics Program with Casella, Prokofiev and Schumann This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Victor de Sabata Guest Conductor Gianandrea Noseda join with multi-award winning pianist, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, for a BNY Mellon Grand Classics program infused with the power of hope, comedy and tragedy. The program runs tonight, Feb. 21 and Feb. 23 at Heinz Hall. (more...)

Hyeyung Yoon and Soyeon Kate Lee to Give NY Debut of Sirota Violin Sonata at SubCulture, 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

On Wednesday, March 26, 2014, two longtime friends - violinist Hyeyung Julie Yoon and pianist Soyeon Kate Lee - will present an unforgettable evening of chamber music at the new downtown venue SubCulture (45 Bleecker Street, downstairs). The concert features the New York premiere of composer Robert Sirota's Pange Lingua Sonata, written for Yoon and Lee in 2012, and Bach's Sonata in C Minor. Cellist Gregory Beaver joins the ensemble for Brahms' Piano Trio in C Major; Soyeon Kate Lee will also perform 'Agitato/Calmo' and 'Tender Rage' from Robert Sirota's Mixed Emotions for solo piano. (more...)

Conductor Andrew Megill to Lead Manhattan Choral Ensemble in REQUIEM IN STONE, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

The Manhattan Choral Ensemble (MCE) will present an imaginative program titled Requiem in Stone under the baton of guest conductor Andrew Megill. The concert will include early Baroque masterworks by Heinrich Sch'tz and Johann Hermann Schein and a new piece commissioned by the MCE from Caleb Burhans'works that render the subjects of spirituality, grief and death in exquisite detail. (more...)

Piffaro Will Represent The Renaissance in Deutsche Grammophon's HISTORY OF CLASSICAL MUSIC Box Set
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Piffaro, The Renaissance Band is honored to be selected to represent the Renaissance in Deutsche Grammophon's massive new 'History of Classical Music' box set. Piffaro's debut recording for DG's Archiv label, 1995's Canzoni e Danze: Wind Music from Renaissance Italy, is the third in a 100-disc series that spans Gregorian chant to Philip Glass and recording artists from Trevor Pinnock and The English Concert to Daniel Barenboim and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Pierre Boulez and his Ensemble Intercontemporain. (more...)

Johannes Moser to Replace Truls Mork as Soloist with The Philadelphia Orchestra, 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Carnegie Hall today announced that cellist Johannes Moser has graciously agreed to step in for Truls Mork as soloist in Shostakovich's Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major, Op. 107, with The Philadelphia Orchestra and Music Director Yannick Nezet-Seguin in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage next Friday, February 21 at 8:00 p.m. Mr. Mork has withdrawn from this appearance due to an injury to his shoulder as a result of a skiing accident; he is expected to make a full recovery in the coming weeks. The remainder of the orchestra's program-to include Richard Strauss's Metamorphosen: A Study for 23 Strings and Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, 'Eroica'-remains the same. This concert marks Mr. Moser's Carnegie Hall debut. (more...)

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