|Celebrating Pierre Boulez|
|Revisiting a Mellowed Pierre Boulez
The New York Times
By Allan Kozinn
December 8, 2010
"Pierre Boulez celebrated his 85th birthday in March, and in keeping with the classical music world’s customarily expansive treatment of composers’ birthdays, the festivities have run through the year. The latest installment was a sold-out Composer Portraits concert at the Miller Theater on Monday evening. The virtuosic Talea Ensemble performed, and Mr. Boulez was on hand for a lively onstage interview with Ara Guzelimian, dean of the Juilliard School.
Elliott Carter, whose 102nd birthday is on Saturday and to whom Mr. Boulez dedicated “Dérive II,” the only work on the second half of the program, was also present..." (Read more)
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Photo by Marcus Yam for The New York Times - Talea Ensemble, conducted by James Baker