Pierre Boulez Essentials

Pierre Boulez Essentials

About this playlist

Pierre Boulez was many things: an iconoclast of the avant-garde; perhaps the most important figure shaping music of the 20th century; a revered conductor of music from Wagner to Webern and, without a doubt, a musical genius who changed the face of classical music. While it's hard to understate just how relentlessly comitted to modernism Boulez could be, especially in his younger years, above all else he was a lover of music, and the possibilities within it.

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Curated by

Guy Jones

Head of Curation

About this playlist

Pierre Boulez was many things: an iconoclast of the avant-garde; perhaps the most important figure shaping music of the 20th century; a revered conductor of music from Wagner to Webern and, without a doubt, a musical genius who changed the face of classical music. While it's hard to understate just how relentlessly comitted to modernism Boulez could be, especially in his younger years, above all else he was a lover of music, and the possibilities within it.

Curated by

Guy Jones

Head of Curation

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