Pierre Boulez served as the CSO’s third principal guest conductor and first conductor emeritus for over two decades, from 1995 until 2016. On this program, he leads Ligeti’s Violin Concerto featuring concertmaster Robert Chen, along with Ravel’s Mother Goose Suite and Valses nobles et sentimentales, plus Debussy’s Symphonic Fragments from The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian and La mer.
Debussy: Symphonic Fragments from The Martyrdom of Saint Sebastian
Ravel: Mother Goose Suite
Ligeti: Violin Concerto
Robert Chen, violin
Debussy: La mer
Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales