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  1. Christ Church concert raises funds for Worcestershire Cancer AidRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Malvern Gazette

    SOMETHING very special happened at Christ Church on Sunday 19th June . Four very talented musicians - The Messiaen Players- gave an exceptional performance.

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  2. Two Walks through the End of Time...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Jessica Duchen's classical music blog

    I've been rewriting A Walk through the End of Time, my two-hander play introducing the Messiaen Quartet for the End of Time. It's needed doing for a while.

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  3. The Messiaen Players, from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama,Read the original story

    Friday Jun 17 | Malvern Gazette

    ... unique in so much as it is show casing a piece of music that has not been heard in Malvern for over 10 years . The Messiaen Players, from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, will perform, Messiaen's 'Quartet for the End of Time', a truly ...

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  4. Nederburg Concert Series Presents Top South African MusiciansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... pianist, Antonio Pompa-Baldi, will play a virtuoso programme of works by Haydn, Brahms, Rachmaninov and Messiaen. In Songs from the Heart , on Sunday 31 July, the audience will experience the captivating vocal talents of accomplished soprano, Louise ...

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  5. Summer 'Fair' time at Christ ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | Malvern Gazette

    ... to see you on Sunday 19th June at 3pm when we have a concert to raise funds for Worcestershire Cancer Aid . The Messiaen Quartet will play Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time and Debussy's Premiere Rhapsodie The Messiaen is being performed in ...

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  6. CEWM gala highlights "Music That Shook the World"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Berkshire Eagle

    GREAT BARRINGTON >> Close Encounters With Music focuses on "Music That Shook the World" in its gala concert 6 p.m. Saturday at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle St. Pianist Michael Chertock, violinist Yehonatan Berick, and CEWM founding artistic director, cellist Yehuda Hanani will perform music by Beethoven, Stravinsky, Antheil, Messiaen, Schoenfeld and Debussy. The first half of the program includes Claude Debussy's Sonata for Cello and Piano; Olivier Messiaen's "Louange a l'Eernite de Jesu" from his transcendent Quartet for the End of Time; as well as Igor Stravinsky's "The Rite of Spring" in its piano version.

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  7. Video: music of the dawn chorusRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | Financial Times

    Jun 3, 2016 : The history of music is teeming with birds and birdsong. FT critic Hannah Nepil talks to pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard about performing Messiaen's majestic 'Catalogue d'Oiseaux' amid the dawn chorus at the Aldeburgh Festival Credits: Produced by Griselda Murray Brown.

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  8. Music of the dawn chorusRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | Financial Times

    Jun 3, 2016 : The history of music is teeming with birds and birdsong. FT critic Hannah Nepil talks to pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard about performing Messiaen's majestic 'Catalogue d'Oiseaux' amid the dawn chorus at the Aldeburgh Festival Credits: Produced by Griselda Murray Brown.

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  9. Cameron Carpenter brings it onRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 31 | Jerusalem Post

    ... the variegated Elma lineup you can find the stirring God Among Us by 20th century French composer-organist Olivier Messiaen, which should allow Carpenter plenty of room for individual expression. There is more Gallic content in the program, provided ...

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  10. Now that's what I call a century and a quarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 27 | Sunday Herald

    ... Bamert, a former principal guest conductor with the orchestra, who did some good work with the band, not least Messiaen's Turangalila Symphonie in the old City Hall, though he never took root here beyond the tenure of his post. As I said, it's a ...

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  11. Review: Ensemble Mirage at the Assembly House in NorwichRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | Evening News

    ... simple tale of a warrior on his way home who sells his fiddle to the devil. Intellectually and musically demanding, Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time took us to different sphere with its reflections of the apocalyptic visions from the ...

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  12. Rob Matthews mixes craftsmanship with intellect in stellar exhibition at David Lusk GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Nashville Scene

    ... even more heavily on the work's overall effect. For example, the sheet of music references French composer Olivier Messiaen's "Quartet for the End of Time," a composition Messiaen wrote during his time as a prisoner of war during World War II. The ...

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  13. Music Review: RSNO, Glasgow Royal Concert HallRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... pellucidly for themselves. He is simply one of the best conductors in the orchestra's armoury. From Britten to Messiaen and Beethoven he has produced the goods, time and again. He's a conductor you would trust with anything, and for whom, I believe, ...

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  14. Music Review: RSNO, Glasgow Royal Concert HallRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... pellucidly for themselves. He is simply one of the best conductors in the orchestra's armoury. From Britten to Messiaen and Beethoven he has produced the goods, time and again. He's a conductor you would trust with anything, and for whom, I believe, ...

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  15. Earplay will conclude its 2016 season with its latest commissioned compositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... West Coast premiere of "Birdsong" by Vivian Fung, scored for violin and piano. Somewhat in the spirit of Olivier Messiaen, Fung has chosen to examine the natural properties of bird calls as a source of both rhythmic and melodic patterns. She created ...

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  16. Intersection Makes Waves With Ondes Martenot Program 'Key of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | Nashville Scene

    ... Theremin, the ondes developed a small but dedicated following - though outside of orchestral pieces like Olivier Messiaen's TurangalA la-Symphonie, it's best known for creating otherworldly soundscapes for sci-fi movies. With help from Estelle ...

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  17. Editor's Choice recordings - " May 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 | Gramophone

    ... is, argues critic Jeremy Nicholas, 'up with the very best'. High praise indeed! From the formidable intensity of Messiaen's Visions de l'Amen to the sprightly grace of Adams's Hallelujah Junction , these pianist twins demonstrate remarkable ...

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  18. ISO presents an all-French programRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | Nuvo.net

    ... the sound in the tutti (all playing at once) passages with excellent balance. Hall began the program with Olivier Messiaen's Les Offrandes Oubliees (The Forgotten Offerings), a scene painting of Christ's crucifixion, resurrection and celebration of ...

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  19. Melvyn Tan gives voice to all periods of pianismRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... that made his name back in the 1980s or the poised and supple modern-instrument voice he later developed in Messiaen, Schumann, Chopin and more. There's a gracious, lucid and holistic quality to the way Tan thinks about music; it informs how he ...

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  20. Melvyn Tan gives voice to all periods of pianismRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2016 | Sunday Herald

    ... that made his name back in the 1980s or the poised and supple modern-instrument voice he later developed in Messiaen, Schumann, Chopin and more. There's a gracious, lucid and holistic quality to the way Tan thinks about music; it informs how he ...

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