Pierre Boulez News

Date of Birth: March 26, 1925 (90)
Birth Place: Montbrison, FRANCE
Gender: Male
DJ Spooky's Rebirth of a Nation Soundtrack with Kronos Quartet; Out TodayDJ Spooky's Rebirth of a Nation Soundtrack with Kronos Quartet; Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

Paul D. Miller is most well-known under his “constructed persona” of DJ Spooky That Subliminal?Kid. He has recorded a huge volume of music and collaborated with a wide variety of musicians and composers (more...)

Brooklyn Music Venue National Sawdust Releases Complete Lineup for Inaugural SeasonBrooklyn Music Venue National Sawdust Releases Complete Lineup for Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Composer Paola Prestini, the Creative and Executive Director of National Sawdust (NS), today announced programming for the non-profit's inaugural fall season in its new home-a $16 million, 13,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art chamber hall in the heart of Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The performance and recording venue, designed by Brooklyn-based architecture firm Bureau V in the shell of century-old former sawdust factory, will provide composers and musicians a setting in which they can flourish, and a place where they are given commissioning support, mentoring and other critical resources essential to create, and then share, their work. For audiences-serious fans and casual listeners alike-the venue will be a place to discover genre-spanning music at accessible ticket prices. (more...)

Neuroscientist and Composer Dave Soldier Releases Two Collections via Mulatta RecordsNeuroscientist and Composer Dave Soldier Releases Two Collections via Mulatta Records
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

These companion releases of Soldier's solo piano (In Black & White) and quartet music (In Four Color) dissect and explore the two classic forms of the classical tradition. Together they encompass five hours of compositions spanning thirty years. (more...)

Harris Center's KEYBOARD CONVERSATIONS with Jeffrey Siegel Continues 8/22Harris Center's KEYBOARD CONVERSATIONS with Jeffrey Siegel Continues 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2015

His enthusiasm is contagious...his credentials world-class...his virtuosity astounding! Internationally celebrated pianist Jeffrey Siegel and his Keyboard Conversations returns to the Harris Center for the Arts in Folsom as part of the new 2015-2016 season. (more...)

Miro Magloire's New Chamber Ballet to Launch 2015-16 Season at City Center, 9/11-12Miro Magloire's New Chamber Ballet to Launch 2015-16 Season at City Center, 9/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Choreographer Miro Magloire announces the opening performances of his New Chamber Ballet's 2015-16 season in the City Center Studios, September 11 & 12 at 8 PM. (more...)

Young Artists Symphony Orchestra to Launch Inaugural Season at UCLA's Royce HallYoung Artists Symphony Orchestra to Launch Inaugural Season at UCLA's Royce Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

Los Angeles has gained an exciting addition to its classical music scene with the formation of the Young Artists Symphony Orchestra (YASO) led by Artistic Director Alexander Treger, noted conductor, music educator and former Concertmaster of the Los Angeles Philharmonic.  (more...)

James Levine Withdraws from Verbier Festival Due to Ear Infection; Esa-Pekka Salonen Steps InJames Levine Withdraws from Verbier Festival Due to Ear Infection; Esa-Pekka Salonen Steps In
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

The Verbier Festival is sorry to announce that James Levine will not be able to conduct the opening concert on 17 July due to a serious ear infection which prevents him from flying. (more...)

Bramwell Tovey Leads Two LA Phil Concerts at the Hollywood Bowl, 7/14 & 16Bramwell Tovey Leads Two LA Phil Concerts at the Hollywood Bowl, 7/14 & 16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

Audience favorite Bramwell Tovey makes his first of several visits to the Hollywood Bowl this season to lead the LA Phil in two classical concerts, Tuesday, July 14, and Thursday, July 16, at 8 pm. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

The July-September broadcasts of The New York Philharmonic This Week - the weekly radio series of concerts and recordings by the New York Philharmonic, hosted by Alec Baldwin - will feature diverse programming, including Music Director Alan Gilbert leading Mahler's Symphony No. 2, Resurrection, in A Concert for New York on the 10th anniversary of 9/11; Bramwell Tovey conducing works including the World Premiere of a work he himself composed, featuring Principal Trombone Joseph Alessi as soloist; and special compilations celebrating former Philharmonic Music Directors Zubin Mehta, Pierre Boulez, and Kurt Masur. (more...)

New York Philharmonic Announces 50th Anniversary 'Share the Stage' Concerts in the ParksNew York Philharmonic Announces 50th Anniversary 'Share the Stage' Concerts in the Parks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

As part of the New York Philharmonic's celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of its historic Concerts in the Parks, the Philharmonic will present Share the Stage in Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, and Staten Island, inviting local musicians to perform on the stage in their home boroughs before the Orchestra's performances. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony to Conclude All-Beethoven Program with THE IMMORTAL, 6/5Pittsburgh Symphony to Conclude All-Beethoven Program with THE IMMORTAL, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

PITTSBURGH – Revel in two of Beethoven's most notable and majestic works during the Pittsburgh Symphony's BNY Mellon Grand Classics: BeethovenFest: The Immortal June 5-7. It features the composer's violin concerto and Symphony No. 9, with its famous “Ode to Joy.”  (more...)

Chicago Symphony Orchestra Appoints Keith Buncke as New Principal BassoonChicago Symphony Orchestra Appoints Keith Buncke as New Principal Bassoon
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2015

CHICAGO—Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti and President Jeff Alexander announce the appointment of Keith Buncke as the new Principal Bassoon of the CSO, effective July 6, 2015. (more...)

Magloire & Baecher Premieres Set for City Center Studio, 6/12-13Magloire & Baecher Premieres Set for City Center Studio, 6/12-13
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

Magloire's premiere, Friction, is a commission from the Center for Faith and Work in New York City, which offers annual artist residencies. The score, In Flow for solo violin, is by NYC-based composer, 2015 Guggenheim Fellow Richard Carrick, whose music has been described as 'charming, with exoticism and sheer infectiousness' and 'organic and restless' by The New York Times. Carick is co-founder and co-artistic director of the contemporary music ensemble Either/Or, recently taught composition at Columbia and New York Universities, and is a cornerstone of the teaching artist faculty for the New York Philharmonic. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Elliot Goldenthal - A Composer Grows in BrooklynBWW Interviews: Elliot Goldenthal - A Composer Grows in Brooklyn
by Erica Miner - May 18, 2015

Nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in classical music, he has won Oscar, Golden Globe and World Soundtrack Awards (more...)

Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra to Launch China Tour and More This SummerCleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra to Launch China Tour and More This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Following the conclusion of a successful 2014-15 Severance Hall season on May 3, the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra (COYO) will make a nine-day, four-concert tour to China June 15-24, 2015. (more...)

New York Philharmonic Sets 2015-16 Season of New-Music Series CONTACT!New York Philharmonic Sets 2015-16 Season of New-Music Series CONTACT!
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

Entering its seventh season in 2015-16, CONTACT!, the Philharmonic's new-music series, will extend its reach across New York City through a new partnership with National Sawdust (formerly Original Music Workshop), a new, non-profit, state-of-the-art music venue opening in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, in October 2015. (more...)

Pianist Kirill Gerstein to Replace Jonathan Biss with the New York Philharmonic, 5/21-23Pianist Kirill Gerstein to Replace Jonathan Biss with the New York Philharmonic, 5/21-23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Pianist Kirill Gerstein will replace Jonathan Biss in the New York Philharmonic's performances of Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1, conducted by Susanna Ma?lkki in her New York Philharmonic debut, Thursday, May 21, 2015, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, May 22 at 11:00 a.m.; and Saturday, May 23 at 8:00 p.m. Due to an arm injury suffered in a recent accident, Mr. Biss is unable to perform with the New York Philharmonic on the advice of his doctor. (more...)

New York Phil to Present CONTACT! as Part of 'Focus on Japan'New York Phil to Present CONTACT! as Part of 'Focus on Japan'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

The sixth season of CONTACT!, the New York Philharmonic's new-music series, concludes with "Focus on Japan," Friday, June 5, 2015, at 7:00 p.m. at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, led by Jeffrey Milarsky in his Philharmonic debut. The program co-presented with Met Museum Presents, the live arts series at the Metropolitan Museum, will feature modern and contemporary works by Japanese composers and a work influenced by Japan: Takemitsu's Archipelago S for 21 players; Messiaen's Japan-inspired Sept Haikai, with Stephen Gosling as piano soloist; the U.S. Premiere of Misato Mochizuki's Si bleu, si calme; and the World Premiere-New York Philharmonic Commission of Dai Fujikura's Infinite String. (more...)

The Brevard Music Center with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Present SUNDAYS WITH BREVARD MUSIC CENTER, 5/3The Brevard Music Center with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Present SUNDAYS WITH BREVARD MUSIC CENTER, 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015

The Brevard Music Center in partnership with the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) presents itsSundays with Brevard Music Center concert on May 3, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. in the Reuter Center on the campus of UNC Asheville. The program will feature Brevard Music Center artist faculty member Steve Cohen with pianist Kay Kim performing works by Horovitz, Copland, and Yoshimasu. (more...)

Australian Conductor to Lead Stellar ASO Leadership TeamAustralian Conductor to Lead Stellar ASO Leadership Team
by Barry Lenny - Apr 17, 2015

For the first time in almost 30 years, an Australian conductor is to lead a major Australian symphony orchestra. (more...)

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