CLSX Talks – Augusta Read Thomas x Karsten Witt
Augusta Read Thomas has composed over 40 works for orchestra. Her music has been commissioned by leading ensembles and organizations around the world. Pierre Boulez was also a great supporter of her work during his lifetime. Among others, he commissioned Words of the Sea when she was “Mead Composer-in-Residence” with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. In this interview, she talks about this work, her inspiration to compose it and her first encounter with Pierre Boulez. Concert on 9/5/2022.