Sunday Feature is a Documentary programme.

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Sunday Feature

Using rare recordings, Robert Worby reveals the untold story of how three trips South America in the 1950s changed Pierre Boulez's life, and how his exposure to non-western music is now changing the way we listen to his music. Robert discovers, how on his third and final trip to 1956 South America, Boulez was propelled in a new direction when the young composer conducted a symphony orchestra in Venezuela for the first time. This launched his parallel career as one of the world's greatest conductors.

Genre: Documentary

Running Time: 45 minutes (approx)

When is Sunday Feature next on TV?

It's next showing on BBC Radio Three January 29th, 6:45pm and on BBC Radio Three February 5th, 6:45pm. See more...

Main Cast

Image for Nicky HensonNicky Henson
John Dougall
Jamie Glover
Eleanor Tremain
Peter Marinker
John Lightbody