The Archive: Pierre Boulez

The Archive: Pierre Boulez

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‘The Archive’ presents Pierre Boulez conducting works by Claude Debussy, a composer he considered “[his] constant guide, [his] greatest, [his] permanent model”. This episode starts with a 1966 recording of Boulez with the New Philharmonic Orchestra, interpreting ‘Jeux’, the last and no doubt the boldest orchestral piece Debussy wrote. The 1960s marked the beginning of Boulez’ self-imposed exile...