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Firebird, Boulez, Ravel, Prom 36, BBC Proms, Albert Hall, 12 August 2015

Programming at the Proms can be outstanding, and this was a case in point. Starting with Boulez’ Figures – Doubles – Prismes for an evening whose climax is Firebird was an inspired choice. An article in the programme describes this piece for three ensembles — appearing on stage as a single orchestra — as a …

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