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Pierre Boulez Awarded ISM Distinguished Musician Award 2005

Pierre Boulez has recently been named as the recipient of the Incorporated Society for Musicians 'Distinguished Musician Award 2005'. The award, which has been running since 1976, is given to musicians who are deemed to have made a substantial contribution to British musical life. M. Boulez, who joins an illustrious list of past recipients, was given the award largely for his work with the BBCSO in the 1970's during which time he is credited with revolutionising the concert hall.

M. Boulez responed to the award saying ‘This is an honour indeed, and I accept this award with the greatest pleasure. I can see from your list that there are not many foreigners among previous recipients. I appreciate your choice all the more!’

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