The Guardian

Tue 5 Feb 2008

London - Ensemble Intercontemporain

Des Canyons aux Etoiles...Aimard took on the solo piano role, breathing every second of this extraordinary piece...(The festival) began with the remarkable score from 1974 that gives the title to the whole ambitious project: Des Canyons aux Etoiles.

It was the perfect way to start. Des Canyons is arguably his orchestral masterpiece: the summation of everything his music aspired to through the last four decades of his life. … Aimard took on the solo piano role, breathing every second of this extraordinary piece.
Andrew Clements