The eighth opera by Philippe Boesmans, with librettist Joël Pommerat, Pinocchio has been published by Cypres (2 CDs) with a DVD that introduces the composer in his intimacy.
Philippe Boesmans, composer
DVD portrait: Simon Van Rompay and Isabelle Pouget (La Monnaie / De Munt)
Subtitles: French / Dutch / English
Philippe Boesmans was born the 11th may 1936 in Tongeren (Belgium). After he studied piano at the Conservatoire de Liège, he choose for a composer's career. Initially greatly influenced by serialism, he soon felt it necessary to break beyond its constraints and exclusions. Never dismissing this recent heritage, [...]