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Friday
15/01
2nd Pierre Boulez Biennial

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Concert
7:00pm
2nd Pierre Boulez Biennial
7:00pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
For the inaugural concert of the second Pierre Boulez Biennial, Daniel Barenboim conducts Dérive 2, which he considers the composer’s masterpiece. In its finesse and colours, the piece draws parallels with the oeuvre of Claude Debussy.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
For the inaugural concert of the second Pierre Boulez Biennial, Daniel Barenboim conducts Dérive 2, which he considers the composer’s masterpiece. In its finesse and colours, the piece draws parallels with the oeuvre of Claude Debussy.

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Saturday
16/01
2nd Pierre Boulez Biennial

Concerts

Symphonic Concert
3:00pm
3:00pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
The Pasdeloup Orchestra turns to the East for a concert of music from the 19th century to today, ranging from Tchaikovsky to Prokofiev to Agata Zubel.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
The Pasdeloup Orchestra turns to the East for a concert of music from the 19th century to today, ranging from Tchaikovsky to Prokofiev to Agata Zubel.
Symphonic Concert
7:00pm
7:00pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Tchaikovsky’s music—generous and passionate, by turn brilliant and shattered—explores the deepest recesses of the Russian soul, reflecting its extraordinary sensitivity, as is certainly true of his radiant Violin Concerto and poignant “Pathétique”...
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Tchaikovsky’s music—generous and passionate, by turn brilliant and shattered—explores the deepest recesses of the Russian soul, reflecting its extraordinary sensitivity, as is certainly true of his radiant Violin Concerto and poignant “Pathétique”...
Concert
7:00pm
2nd Pierre Boulez Biennial
7:00pm
Le Studio - Philharmonie
This second part of the complete cycle of Pierre Boulez’s piano music showcases rare pieces, with three scores drawn from his catalogue. His last composition for piano solo, Incises, resounds as a particularly brilliant work.
Le Studio - Philharmonie
This second part of the complete cycle of Pierre Boulez’s piano music showcases rare pieces, with three scores drawn from his catalogue. His last composition for piano solo, Incises, resounds as a particularly brilliant work.

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Sunday
17/01
2nd Pierre Boulez Biennial

Concerts

Piano Recital
3:00pm
2nd Pierre Boulez Biennial
3:00pm
Le Studio - Philharmonie
This programme by Michael Wendeberg and Nicholas Hodges combines the more rare—Sonata for Two Pianos (1948)—with the more radical—Book I of Structures—composed four years later, an important milestone in Pierre Boulez’s...
Le Studio - Philharmonie
This programme by Michael Wendeberg and Nicholas Hodges combines the more rare—Sonata for Two Pianos (1948)—with the more radical—Book I of Structures—composed four years later, an important milestone in Pierre Boulez’s...
Concert
4:30pm
2nd Pierre Boulez Biennial
4:30pm
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Far from starting with a clean slate, Pierre Boulez draws from the past to create his own music—as with the early liturgical forms used for Répons and Anthèmes 2, performed here in the version for viola by Odile Auboin.

 
Salle des concerts - Cité de la musique
Far from starting with a clean slate, Pierre Boulez draws from the past to create his own music—as with the early liturgical forms used for Répons and Anthèmes 2, performed here in the version for viola by Odile Auboin.

 

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Activities

Tuesday
19/01
2nd Pierre Boulez Biennial

Concerts

Symphonic Concert
7:00pm
2nd Pierre Boulez Biennial
7:00pm
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
After their complete Brahms symphonies in November 2019, Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin return with a programme of works by Wagner, Beethoven and Boulez.
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
After their complete Brahms symphonies in November 2019, Daniel Barenboim and the Staatskapelle Berlin return with a programme of works by Wagner, Beethoven and Boulez.
Piano Recital
8:30pm
2nd Pierre Boulez Biennial
8:30pm
Le Studio - Philharmonie

Dauntingly difficult, Sonata No. 2 ranks among the capital piano scores of the 20th century. The second work in the programme, Book II of Structures, premiered by Pierre Boulez with Yvonne Loriod in 1961, is a musical seduction.

Le Studio - Philharmonie

Dauntingly difficult, Sonata No. 2 ranks among the capital piano scores of the 20th century. The second work in the programme, Book II of Structures, premiered by Pierre Boulez with Yvonne Loriod in 1961, is a musical seduction.

Piano Recital
9:30pm
2nd Pierre Boulez Biennial
9:30pm
Le Studio - Philharmonie

This second segment of Pierre Boulez’s complete piano music features three important works: Notations, his ‘notes from an apprenticeship’ that would later be spectacularly developed for orchestra, and the First and Third Sonatas.

Le Studio - Philharmonie

This second segment of Pierre Boulez’s complete piano music features three important works: Notations, his ‘notes from an apprenticeship’ that would later be spectacularly developed for orchestra, and the First and Third Sonatas.

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