Pierre Boulez ( born 26 March 1925) is a French composer, conductor and pianist. In 1954, with the support of Jean-Louis Barrault, he founded the Domaine musical in Paris – one of the first concert series dedicated entirely to the performance of modern music. His masterpiece Le marteau sans maître (The Hammer without a Master) for ensemble and voice is a “keystone of 20th-century music”, and one of few works of advanced music from the 1950s to remain in the repertoire. He has made a decisive contribution to the development of music in the 20th century and inspired generations of young musicians with his pioneering spirit.
This 10 CD box-set will be released on July 16, 2013.