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Thu 16 Aug at 19:30

Newcastle Conservatorium: Harold Lobb Concert Hall, Newcastle NSW

Beyond Time
Bach, Cello suite no. 2 in D minor, BWV1008
Banney, David Andrew, Meditation (version for clarinet and piano) (World première)
Bach, Die Kunst der Fuge (The Art of Fugue), BWV1080, Contrapunctus VIII
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)
Sydney Omega Ensemble
Serret, Véronique, Violin
David Rowden, Clarinet
Stender, Paul, Cello
Maria Raspopova, Piano

Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Pierre-Laurent Aimard
Obukhov, Révélation
Obukhov, Création d'or
Scriabin, Désir for piano, Op.57 no.1
Scriabin, Caresse dansée for piano, Op.57 no.2
Scriabin, Poème-Nocturne Op.61
Debussy, Études: selection
Chopin, Nocturne no. 18 in E major, Op.62 no.2
Messiaen, Le loriot
Chopin, Nocturne no. 1 in B flat minor, Op.9 no.1
Messiaen, Catalogue d'oiseaux: L'alouette-lulu, no.6
Chopin, Nocturne no. 14 in F sharp minor, Op.48 no.2
Messiaen, L’alouette calandrelle
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano

Usher Hall, Edinburgh

Des canyons aux étoiles...
Messiaen, Des Canyons aux étoiles
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Matthias Pintscher, Conductor

Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Pierre-Laurent Aimard & Tamara Stefanovich
Brahms, Sonata for 2 pianos in F minor, Op.34b
Messiaen, Visions de l'amen, for two pianos
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano
Tamara Stefanovich, Piano
Fri 24 Aug at 22:00

Southwell Minster, Southwell

Quartet for the End of Time
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)
Sat 25 Aug at 19:30

Riverside Theatre, Parramatta

Timelight - Julian Bliss and NZTrio in Concert
Psathas, Three Island Songs, for clarinet, cello and piano
Milhaud, Suite Française, Op.248b
Works by Harris
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)
Julian Bliss, Clarinet
Ashley Brown
Stephen de Pledge
NZTrio
Fri 31 Aug at 19:30

Lady St. Mary Church, Wareham, Wareham

Mahler, Messiaen, Elias, Akpabot, Mozart
Mahler, Piano Quartet in A minor
Messiaen, Interstellar Call for solo horn
Elias, L’innominata (World premiere)
Akpabot, Pastorale
Mozart, Quintet in E flat for Piano and Winds, K452
Marianna Shirinyan, Piano
Alena Baeva, Violin
Natalie Clein, Cello
Gareth Lubbe, Viola
Ibrahim Keivo, Oud
Edward Kay, Oboe
Sarah Burnett, Bassoon
Mark Simpson, Clarinet
Andrej Žust, French horn
Sun 9 Sep at 11:00
Musikfest Berlin

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

Florent Boffard
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Scarlatti, Keyboard Sonata in A minor, Kk175
Kurtág, Játékok (Games): excerpts
Kurtág, Szálkák (splinter) op. 6d
Scriabin, Piano Sonata no. 4 in F sharp major, Op.30
Benjamin, Shadowlines
Chopin, Berceuse in D flat major, Op.57
Debussy, Images, Set 1
Messiaen, Catalogue d'oiseaux: Le courlis cendré, no.13
Chopin, Barcarolle in F sharp major, Op.60
Florent Boffard, Piano
Sun 9 Sep at 19:30
Lucerne Festival

Culture and Congress Centre: Concert Hall, Lucerne

Messiaen, Nono
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Messiaen, Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum, for orchestra
Nono, No hay caminos, hay que caminar
Lucerne Festival Academy
Matthias Pintscher, Conductor
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor

Laurenskerk, Rotterdam

Organ recital: Bach, Escaich and Messiaen
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Bach, Passacaglia and fugue in C Minor, BWV582
Bach, Chorale ‘Nun Komm, der Heiden Heiland’
Escaich, Evocation III
Messiaen, L'Ascencion: Alleluias sereins d'une âme qui désire le ciel
Messiaen, Joie et Clarte des Corps Glorieux
Escaich, III Poèmes pour orgue
Escaich, Triptyque improvisé sur deux thèmes donnés
Thierry Escaich, Organ
Sun 30 Sep at 19:00
© Cathy Pyle
Into the Vortex – Explore Ensemble
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Romitelli, La sabbia del tempo
Messiaen, Prélude
Illean, Other (new work - world premiere)
Grisey, Vortex Temporum
ExplorEnsemble
Asier Puga, Conductor
Taylor Maclennan, Flute
Alex Roberts, Clarinet
Emmanuelle Fleurot, Piano
David López, Viola
Bryony Gibson-Cornish, Viola
Deni Teo, Cello
Thu 4 Oct at 20:00

Philharmonie, Cologne

Pierre-Laurent Aimard & Tamara Stefanovich
Bartók, Mikrokosmos
Ravel, Sites auriculaires
Birtwistle, Keyboard Engine (German première)
Messiaen, Visions de l'amen, for two pianos
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano
Tamara Stefanovich, Piano
Sun 7 Oct at 15:00

Wigmore Hall, London

English National Opera Harewood Artists
Works by Schubert
Works by Brahms
Works by Shostakovich
Works by Messiaen
Works by Finzi
Works by Bennett
Iain Burnside, Piano
English National Opera Harewood Artists
Wed 10 Oct at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Debüt im Deutschlandfunk Kultur
Messiaen, Les offrandes oubliées, for orchestra
Prokofiev, Violin Concerto no. 1 in D major, Op.19
Lutosławski, Cello Concerto
Ravel, Mother Goose Suite (Ma Mère l'Oye)
Andrea Obiso, Violin
Jay Campbell, Cello
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Marie Jacquot, Conductor
Fri 12 Oct at 19:30

Narodowa Orkiestra Symfoniczna Polskiego Radia "NOSPR", Katowice

Messiaen, Bernstein, Debussy, Dutilleux
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Messiaen, Les offrandes oubliées, for orchestra
Bernstein, Serenade after Plato's "Symposium", for solo violin, strings, harp, and percussion
Debussy, Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Dutilleux, Symphony no. 2, "Le Double”
Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
Sylvain Cambreling, Conductor
Baiba Skride, Violin
Tue 16 Oct at 22:00

New College Ante-Chapel, Oxford

Echo and Narcissus: Sophie Bevan, Fleur Barron, Nick Pritchard & Ryan Wigglesworth
Echo and Narcissus: Sophie Bevan, Fleur Barron, Nick Pritchard & Ryan Wigglesworth
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Wigglesworth, Till Dawning
Wigglesworth, Echo and Narcissus
Messiaen, Poèmes pour Mi, for solo voice
Sophie Bevan, Soprano
Fleur Barron, Mezzo-soprano
Nicholas Pritchard, Tenor
Ryan Wigglesworth, Piano
Sat 20 Oct at 20:00

Elbphilharmonie: Großer Saal, Hamburg

NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester / Simone Rubino / Stefan Geiger
Takemitsu, From me flows what you call Time, for five percussionists and orchestra
Messiaen, Les offrandes oubliées, for orchestra
Dorman, Neues Konzert für Schlagwerk und Orchester
Simone Rubino, Percussion
NDR Percussion
NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester
Stefan Geiger, Conductor
Tue 23 Oct at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Martin Helmchen
Schumann, 8 Novelletten, for solo piano, Op.21
Schumann C., Soirées musicales, Op.6: Toccatina
Schumann C., Soirées musicales, Op.6: Notturno
Schoenberg, Six Little Piano Pieces Op.19 (Nos. 2-6)
Bach, Partita no. 4 in D major, BWV828: Sarabande
Messiaen, Vingt regards sur l'enfant-Jésus: Regard des hauteurs
Chopin, Waltz in A Minor "Grande Valse Brillante", Op.34 no.2
Liszt, Bagatelle sans Tonalite, S 216a
Liszt, Nuages gris (Grey Clouds), S 199
Martin Helmchen, Piano
Oct 27, 28 mat, 29

Philharmonie im Gasteig, Munich

Messiaen, Dutilleux, Brahms
Messiaen, Les offrandes oubliées, for orchestra
Dutilleux, Tout un monde lointain, concerto for cello and orchestra
Brahms, Symphony no. 1 in C minor, Op.68
Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
David Afkham, Conductor
Gautier Capuçon, Cello
Sun 28 Oct at 15:00
Takemitsu, Les Yeux Clos II
Debussy, Préludes: Book 2
Kondo, High window
Debussy, Estampes
Messiaen, Catalogue d'oiseaux: Le Merle bleu, no.3
Satoh, Hashi
Tanaka, Crystalline I
Debussy, Petite Suite
Andrew Zolinsky, Piano
Sun 28 Oct at 15:00

Chicago Symphony Center, Chicago

Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Tamara Stefanovich
Bartók, Mikrokosmos (Seven Pieces)
Ravel, Sites auriculaires
Birtwistle, Keyboard Engine
Messiaen, Visions de l'amen, for two pianos
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano
Tamara Stefanovich, Piano
Wed 14 Nov at 19:30
Messiaen, Hymne au Saint Sacrement, for orchestra
Gounod, Concerto for pedal piano in E flat major
Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique, Op.14
Oleg Caetani, Conductor
Roberto Prosseda, Piano
Wed 14 Nov at 20:00
© Giorgia Bertazzi
Harrison’s Clocks – Alasdair Beatson
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Beethoven, Bagatelle in A-flat major, Op. 33, No.7
Birtwistle, Harrison's Clocks V
Ligeti, Musica Ricercata (Nos. 3 & 7)
Kurtág, Perpetuum mobile (objet trouvé)
Messiaen, Vingt regards sur l'enfant-Jésus (Regard du Temps)
Schumann, Kinderszenen, Op.15 (Kind im Einschlummern)
Fauré, Nocturne no. 9 in B minor, Op. 97
Bartók, Out of Doors suite (Szabadban) Sz 81 (Night Music)
Schumann, Gesänge der Frühe, Op.133 (No. 1)
Ravel, Miroirs: La vallée des cloches
Nancarrow, Three Canons for Ursula: Canon A
Alasdair Beatson, Piano
Nov 16, 17, 18 mat

L'Auditori: Sala Pau Casals, Barcelona

© Marco Borggreve
Sylvain Cambreling dirige la Sinfonía fantástica
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Messiaen, Les offrandes oubliées, for orchestra
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 4 in G major, Op.58
Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique, Op.14
Garrick Ohlsson, Piano
Sylvain Cambreling, Conductor
Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya
Nov 22, 23, 24

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Berlin

Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Antonio Méndez
Messiaen, Les offrandes oubliées, for orchestra
Ravel, Piano Concerto in G major
Rachmaninov, Symphony no. 2 in E minor, Op.27
Konzerthausorchester Berlin
Antonio Méndez, Conductor
Javier Perianes, Piano
Mon 3 Dec at 19:30

Konzerthaus: Großer Saal, Vienna

Bernard Foccroulle, Orgel
Hosokawa, Cloudscape
Frescobaldi, Toccata quinta
Frescobaldi, Toccata per l'elevatione
Frescobaldi, Fiori Musicali: Bergamasca
Messiaen, Messe de la Pentecôte, for solo organ
Buxtehude, Toccata in F major, BuxWV157
de Grigny, Premier Livre d'Orgue
Boesmans, Fanfare II
Bach, Fantasia and Fugue "Grand" in G Minor, BWV542
Bernard Foccroulle, Organ
Wed 5 Dec at 20:00
Quartet for the End of Time – Hugo Ticciati & Friends
Quartet for the End of Time – Hugo Ticciati & Friends
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Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)
Hugo Ticciati, Violin
Mark Simpson, Clarinet
Andreas Brantelid, Cello
Alasdair Beatson, Piano
Thu 13 Dec at 13:05
Purvis, Fanfare
Robinson, When in God our music is glorified
Bach, Trio sonata in C Major, BWV529
Weaver, Passacaglia on a theme by John Dunstable 'Agincourt'
Bingham, St Bride, Assisted by Angels
Messiaen, La Nativité du Seigneur: Dieu parmi nous
James Gough, Organ
Sat 22 Dec at 15:00

Saint Thomas Church, New York City

Concerts at Saint Thomas Present Messiaen, "La Nativité du Seigneur"
Messiaen, La Nativité du Seigneur
Daniel Hyde, Organ
Sat 12 Jan 2019 at 19:30

Liszt Academy: Grand Hall, Budapest

Steven Isserlis and the Concerto Budapest
Messiaen, Hymne au Saint Sacrement, for orchestra
Saint-Saëns, Cello Concerto no. 1 in A minor, Op.33
Bruckner, Symphony no. 7 in E major, WAB 107
Steven Isserlis, Cello
András Keller, Violin
Sun 13 Jan 2019 at 19:30

Liszt Academy: Grand Hall, Budapest

Steven Isserlis and the Concerto Budapest
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Messiaen, Hymne au Saint Sacrement, for orchestra
Schumann, Cello concerto in A minor, Op.129
Bruckner, Symphony no. 7 in E major, WAB 107
Steven Isserlis, Cello
András Keller, Violin
2019 Jan 16, 17, 18

Tonhalle Maag, Zürich

Paavo Järvi conducts Messiaen
Messiaen, Les offrandes oubliées, for orchestra
Mozart, Violin Concerto no. 5 in A major "Turkish", K219
Messiaen, Le tombeau resplendissant, for orchestra
Beethoven, Symphony no. 1 in C major, Op.21
Janine Jansen, Violin
Paavo Järvi, Conductor
2019 Jan 18, 19

Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles

Mälkki Conducts Messiaen
Saariaho, Trans, for harp and orchestra
Messiaen, Turangalîla-symphonie
Susanna Mälkki, Conductor
Xavier de Maistre, Harp
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Piano
Cynthia Millar, Ondes Martenot
Sun 20 Jan 2019 at 15:00

Segerstrom Center for the Arts: Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall, Costa Mesa

Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra
Messiaen, Turangalîla-symphonie (Jean-Yves Thibaudet- Piano)
Susanna Mälkki, Conductor
Jean-Yves Thibaudet, Piano
Mon 21 Jan 2019 at 19:30

Elbphilharmonie: Kleiner Saal, Hamburg

Klavierabend Saleem Ashkar
Bach, English Suite no. 2 in A minor, BWV807 (Prélude)
Bach, English Suite no. 6 in D minor, BWV811 (Prélude)
Bach, Partita no. 4 in D major, BWV828 (Prélude)
Bach, Well-Tempered Clavier (48 Preludes and Fugues), BWV846-BWV893 (Präludien)
Messiaen, Prélude
Debussy, Préludes: Book 1
Saleem Ashkar, Piano
Fri 25 Jan 2019 at 20:00

Elbphilharmonie: Großer Saal, Hamburg

Hans-Ola Ericsson, Orgel
Ericsson, Melody to the Memory of a Lost Friend XIII
Ericsson, Morbida, ma dolce sofferenza
Bach, Prelude and Fugue in B Minor, BWV544
Bach, O Mensch, bewein' dein' Suende gross (Orgel-Büchlein) in E Flat Major, BWV622
Messiaen, Méditations sur le mystère de la Sainte Trinité, for solo organ (Le Fils, verbe et lumière)
Messiaen, Livre du Saint Sacrement: Les deux murailles d'eau
Ericsson, Das Amen der vier Wesen
Bach, Vater unser Himmelreich - chorale prelude in B Minor, BWV682
Bach, Fantasia in G Major, BWV572
Hans-Ola Ericsson, Organ
Sat 2 Feb 2019 at 20:00

Philharmonie: Großer Saal, Berlin

Symphoniekonzert mit Ingo Metzmacher
Messiaen, Trois petites liturgies de la Présence Divine, for orchestra
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 13 in B flat minor, "Babi Yar", Op.113
Cédric Tiberghien, Piano
Nathalie Forget, Ondes Martenot
Mikhail Petrenko, Bass
Rundfunkchor Berlin
Gijs Leenaars, Choirmaster / chorus director
Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin
Ingo Metzmacher, Conductor
2019 Feb 07, 08, 10

Elbphilharmonie: Großer Saal, Hamburg

NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester / Ingo Metzmacher
Messiaen, Trois petites liturgies de la Présence Divine, for orchestra
Shostakovich, Symphony no. 13 in B flat minor, "Babi Yar", Op.113
Mikhail Petrenko, Bass
Cédric Tiberghien, Piano
Nathalie Forget, Ondes Martenot
NDR Chor
WDR Rundfunkchor Köln
NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester
Ingo Metzmacher, Conductor
Fri 8 Feb 2019 at 19:30

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

Babel
Montero, Babel (European Premiere)
Shostakovich, Chamber Symphony in A flat major (arr of String Quartet no. 10), Op.118a
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time): Louange à l'Éternité de Jésus
Vasks, Viatore
Scottish Ensemble
Gabriela Montero, Piano
Sun 10 Feb 2019 at 19:30

Eden Court Theatre, Inverness

Babel
Montero, Babel
Shostakovich, Chamber Symphony in A flat major (arr of String Quartet no. 10), Op.118a
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time): Louange à l'Éternité de Jésus
Vasks, Viatore
Scottish Ensemble
Gabriela Montero, Piano
Tue 12 Feb 2019 at 19:30

Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Babel
Montero, Babel
Shostakovich, Chamber Symphony in A flat major (arr of String Quartet no. 10), Op.118a
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time): Louange à l'Éternité de Jésus
Vasks, Viatore
Scottish Ensemble
Gabriela Montero, Piano
Wed 13 Feb 2019 at 19:30

Perth Concert Hall (Horsecross), Perth

Babel
Montero, Babel
Shostakovich, Chamber Symphony in A flat major (arr of String Quartet no. 10), Op.118a
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time): Louange à l'Éternité de Jésus
Vasks, Viatore
Scottish Ensemble
Gabriela Montero, Piano
2019 Feb 14, 15

Die Residenz: Herkulessaal, Munich

Symphonie fantastique
Messiaen, Poèmes pour Mi, for solo voice
Berlioz, Symphonie fantastique, Op.14
Jenny Daviet, Mezzo-soprano
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Kent Nagano, Conductor
Thu 14 Feb 2019 at 20:00

Cultuurcentrum, Hasselt

Hugh Wolff & Kit Armstrong
Messiaen, Oiseaux exotiques, for orchestra
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.19
Ravel, Miroirs: Une barque sur l'océan
Sibelius, Symphony no. 5 in E flat major, Op.82
Hugh Wolff, Conductor
Kit Armstrong, Piano
Fri 15 Feb 2019 at 19:30
© Shelly Mosman
Scottish Ensemble with Gabriela Montero
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Shostakovich, Chamber Symphony in A flat major (arr of String Quartet no. 10), Op.118a
Glass, Echorus, for 2 violins and string orchestra
Tabakova, Such different Paths, for string septet
Montero, Babel (London premiere)
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time): Fouillis d'arcs-en-ciel, pour l'Ange qui annonce la fin du Temps
Gabriela Montero, Piano
Scottish Ensemble
Fri 15 Feb 2019 at 19:30

The Cliff Dwellers, Chicago

Rembrandt Chamber Musicians present Quartet for the End of Time
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)
Hindemith, Viola Sonata in F major, Op.11 no. 4
Saint-Saëns, Caprice on Danish and Russian airs, Op.79
Rembrandt Chamber Players
Fri 15 Feb 2019 at 20:00

BOZAR: Main hall, Brussels

Hugh Wolff & Kit Armstrong
Messiaen, Oiseaux exotiques, for orchestra
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 2 in B flat major, Op.19
Ravel, Miroirs: Une barque sur l'océan
Sibelius, Symphony no. 5 in E flat major, Op.82
Hugh Wolff, Conductor
Kit Armstrong, Piano
Sun 17 Feb 2019 at 15:00

Music Institute of Chicago: Nichols Concert Hall, Evanston

Rembrandt Chamber Musicians present Quartet for the End of Time
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)
Hindemith, Viola Sonata in F major, Op.11 no. 4
Saint-Saëns, Caprice on Danish and Russian airs, Op.79
Rembrandt Chamber Players
Mon 18 Feb 2019 at 19:30

Elbphilharmonie: Kleiner Saal, Hamburg

Steven Osborne / »Vingt regards«
Messiaen, Vingt regards sur l'enfant-Jésus
Steven Osborne, Piano
Fri 22 Feb 2019 at 13:00

Jerwood Hall, LSO St Lukes, London

Les Sonores de France
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Widor, Suite for flute and piano, Op.34
Milhaud, Sonatina for flute and piano, Op.76
Messiaen, Vocalise-Étude
Messiaen, Le Merle noir
Boulez, Sonatine for flute and piano
Adam Walker, Flute
Alasdair Beatson, Piano