Pierre Boulez: Podium and concert

Hommage to Pierre Boulez for his 90th birthday


On 13 September 2015, the Sinfonierochester Basel presents a special concert to honor Pierre Boulez in the year of his 90th birthday. The concert includes works by Boulez (Rituel in memoriam Bruno Maderna, Notations), Luciano Berio (Voci) and Edu Haubensak (Other Tones, world première).

As a prolgue, the Paul Sacher Foundation has initiated a round table talk, discussing Pierre Boulez's laeding role in the music of the last 60 years.

Sunday, 13. September 2015, Basel, Stadtcasino

05:00 p.m., Podium Pierre Boulez at 90
Wolfgang Rihm, composer
Robert Piencikowski, musicologist
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
Eleonore Büning, music critic
Corinne Holtz, chair
Maki Namekawa, piano
(Free entry. More details here)

07:00 p.m., Special Concert
with the Sinfonieorchester Basel
Kim Kashkashian, viola
Dennis Russell Davies, conductor
Works by Pierre Boulez, Luciano Berio, and Edu Haubensak
(Tickets and further details here)