La Société pour la Promotion de la Musique de Roger Boutry


Mission of La Société
The mission of La Société pour la Promotion de la Musique de Roger Boutry, and its performing group The Boutry Ensemble, is the overall advancement of French composer Roger Boutry, the performance and recording of his works, and the cultivation of musicological, theoretical, and repertorial resources on his works in English and French.  

Roger Boutry
Roger Boutry (b. 1932) is a composer, pianist, and conductor.   Winner of the Grand Prix de Rome and other honors, Boutry’s hundreds of compositions are published, performed, and recorded worldwide.   Boutry conducted the prestigious Orchestres de la Garde Républicaine for over twenty years, in addition to appearances with orchestras worldwide.   A celebrated pianist, Boutry was honored at the inaugural Tchaikovsky Competition alongside Van Cliburn, and has maintained an active performing career. In addition to his artistic activities, Boutry served as a professor of harmony at the Conservatoire for over thirty-five years.


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