Monday, 26 March 2012

On Pierre Boulez's Birthday

Alas, as was announced last week, London will be missing out on Boulez in two forthcoming concerts with the LSO, though happily, the prograames will still be performed, unaltered, with Péter Eötvös conducting in his stead. Here, however, is what has been called 'the shortest way from Mozart to Pierre Boulez', or the 'Chevauchée fantastique', from Henri Pousseur's opera, Votre Faust:

And here is another short way from Mozart to Boulez, highly recommended: