Yesterday, a memorial service for Pierre Boulez was held in Paris and was attended by loved ones close to the composer including French Prime Minister Manuel Valls and Culture Minister Fleur Pallerin. Perhaps one of this century's leading composers, Mr. Boulez was honored in a most beautiful fashion.
Jean Nouvel, architect of the new Philharmonie de Paris, became a media sensation after he boycotted the opening of his own building. However, it seems as if he isn’t satisfied with just that. Nouvel has applied for a court order so that his name and image are removed from anything associated with the Philharmonie.
The long awaited Philharmonie de Paris has finally opened, despite seven long years of delays and budget issues. However, not all are satisfied with the finished product. Jean Nouvel, star architect for the hall, decided to boycott the opening saying that the project wasn’t finished yet.
Be it classical music, jazz, theater and dance or even art, film or literature, news still gets packed fresh and tight here at "Classicalite." So, we have some leftover headlines. To wit, in order to keep our readers abreast of each of those arts, "C-lite" has compiled the best headlines — those stories, those people ... those URLs getting clicked. Here, then, is "Classicalite's" "In Case You Missed It":