There are few parts of the classical music world that do not bear the mark of Boulez’s influence today. Tom Service picks 10 key works that represent the best of the composer and conductor, whose death aged 90 was announced earlier today
It is one of the most exciting periods of musical history: the transition from the opulent music of late-Romanticism to early Modernism with its concentrated energy. Kirill Petrenko and the Berliner Philharmoniker portray this era with works by Rudi Stephan, Alexander Scriabin and Igor Stravinsky.
Album / CD / 3 Mar 2014 / Classics / Composer: Henry Purcell / Other participants: Christina Pluhar, Philippe Jaroussky, Raquel Andueza, Vincenzo Capezzuto, Dominique Visse, Gianluigi Trovesi, Wolfgang Muthspiel