Press: Press Features

August 22, 2012
Claude Debussy - Klangwelt der Farben und Räume

Germany's Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung interviews Pierre-Laurent Aimard on the

150 years ago the great French composer Claude Debussy was born. In interview with Germany's Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung Pierre-Laurent Aimard is asked why Debussy was so groundbreaking.

August 22, 2012
"Die Kunst der leichten Klänge"

Pierre-Laurent talks to Deutschland Radio on the anniversary of Debussy's birth

August 17, 2012
WQXR Radio feature"Where's the Love for Debussy?"

"The 150th anniversary of Claude Debussy’s birth on Wednesday is proving a bit more contentious than your average composer anniversary.

Several major institutions that would normally never miss a big anniversary year have largely ignored the occasion. In New York, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and the New York Philharmonic have no special events or festivals planned. A similar neglect has been reported in other major cities ...

Recently, Jeff Spurgeon asked the Parisian pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard why Debussy has drawn surprisingly little notice in 2012."

August 16, 2012
"Wundervolle Klanglabyrinthe"

Pierre-Laurent Aimard is the cover feature of the September issue of Germany's leading music magazine Fono Forum celebrating Debussy's anniversary and the new Deutsche Grammophon release.