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Tue 26 Mar at 19:00

Cardiff University Concert Hall, Cardiff

Gould Piano Trio and Robert Plane perform Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time
Watkins, Four Fables
Fokkens, Tracing Lines for alto flute and cello
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)
Gould Piano Trio
Robert Plane, Clarinet
Thu 28 Mar at 19:00

Cathedral School: Cedars Hall, Wells

Piano Masters 3: Peter Donohoe
Works by Mozart
Works by Messiaen
Works by Ravel
Peter Donohoe, Piano
Fri 29 Mar at 13:00

Regent Hall, London

Lunchtime Recital - Danilo Mascetti  (piano)
Lunchtime Recital - Danilo Mascetti (piano)
Liszt, Erlkönig (transcribed from Schubert), S 558 no.4
Liszt, Auf dem Wasser zu singen, S 558 no. 2 (transcribed from Schubert D 774)
Liszt, Gretchen am spinnrade, D 558 no. 8 (transcribed from Schubert D 118)
Tchaikovsky, Six Morceaux on a theme for piano, Op.21 (No.6 Scherzo)
Messiaen, Île de feu I
Ravel, Miroirs
Danilo Mascetti, Piano
Mar 29, 30

Warsaw Philharmonic Concert Hall, Warsaw

Ravel, Messiaen, Beethoven
Ravel, Ma Mère l'Oye: Suite
Messiaen, Concert à quatre
Beethoven, Symphony no. 7 in A major, Op.92
Seweryn Zapłatyński, Flute
Aleksandra Ohar-Sprawka, Oboe
Piotr Lis, Oboe
Adam Kośmieja, Piano
Eiji Oue, Conductor
Fri 29 Mar at 20:00

Maison de la radio:Auditorium, Paris

Messiaen, Turangalîla
Messiaen, Turangalîla-symphonie
Roger Muraro, Piano
Cynthia Millar, Ondes Martenot
Susanna Mälkki, Conductor
Mar 31 mat, Apr 01 mat

Fundación Juan March, Madrid

Jóvenes intérpretes / Anna Niebla y Eric Ledesma
Strauss R., Acht Gedichte aus
Messiaen, Trois Mélodies
García Abril, Tríptico de Antonio Gala
García Leoz, Tríptico de canciones. Sobre textos de Federico García Lorca
Rachmaninov, Fragment from A Musset, Op.21 no.6
Rachmaninov, How pained I am, (Kak mne bol'no), Op.21 no.12
Rachmaninov, I fell in love, to my sorrow, (Poljubila ja na pechal' svoju) Op.8 no.4
Rachmaninov, Spring torrents, (Vesennije vody), Op.14 no.11
Anna Niebla, Soprano
Eric Ledesma Barceló, Piano
Fri 5 Apr at 19:00

Elbphilharmonie: Kleiner Saal, Hamburg

George Benjamins Universum
Works by Benjamin
Works by Messiaen
Sir George Benjamin, Piano
Geneviève Strosser, Viola
Jan Larsen, Viola
Dorothee M. Kalbhenn, Presenter
Sat 6 Apr at 21:00
Festival Intégrale : Scriabine – électronique (concert 4)
Scriabin, Piano Sonata no. 3 in F sharp minor, Op.23
Scriabin, Piano Sonata no. 8, Op.66
Harvey, Tombeau de Messiaen
Messiaen, Petites esquisses d'oiseaux
Mariangela Vacatello, Piano
Marie Vermeulin, Piano
Sun 7 Apr at 20:15
© Marco Borggreve
Master Pianists Series: Hannes Minaar
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Bach, Partita no. 1 in B flat major, BWV825
Beethoven, Fifteen variations and fugue for piano in E flat major "Eroica Variations", Op.35
Franck, Prelude, Aria and Finale
Messiaen, Vingt Regards sur l'enfant Jésus: Première communion de la Vierge
Messiaen, Vingt Regards sur L'enfant-Jésus: Le baiser de l'enfant Jésus
Messiaen, Vingt Regards sur l'enfant-Jésus: Regard de l'esprit de joie
Hannes Minnaar, Piano
Apr 10, 11, 12

Tonhalle Maag, Zürich

Beethoven and Messiaen
Messiaen, L'Ascension - 4 meditations symphoniques
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor, Op.37
Beethoven, Symphony no. 4 in B flat major, Op.60
Arcadi Volodos, Piano
Paavo Järvi, Conductor
Thu 11 Apr at 12:15

Tonhalle Maag, Zürich

Lunchkkonzert
Messiaen, L'Ascension - 4 meditations symphoniques
Beethoven, Symphony no. 4 in B flat major, Op.60
Sun 14 Apr at 11:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Alexandra Dariescu
Debussy, Estampes
Tailleferre, Romance
Tailleferre, Pastorale, Enjoué
Tailleferre, Impromptu in E major
Tailleferre, Larghetto
Tailleferre, Valse lente
Boulanger, Prelude in D flat major
Boulanger, Trois morceaux for piano
Messiaen, Prélude no. 1: La colombe
Messiaen, Prélude no. 7: Plainte calme
Messiaen, Prélude no. 8: Un reflet dans le vent
Fauré, Prélude in G minor, Op.103 no. 3
Fauré, Prélude in F major, Op.103 no. 4
Debussy, L'Isle joyeuse, Op.26
Alexandra Dăriescu, Piano
Sun 14 Apr at 16:00

Brooklyn Public Library: Dweck Auditorium, New York City

Classical Interludes: PhiloSonia: Literati V: Divinity
Golijov, The Dreams and Prayers of Isaac the Blind
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)
Stanichka Dimitrova, Violin
Vasko Dukovski, Clarinet
Adrian Daurov, Cello
Spencer Myer, Piano
Yiu Chieh-Fan, Viola
Igor Pikayzen, Violin
Sun 14 Apr at 19:30

Warsaw Philharmonic Concert Hall, Warsaw

Gastspiel in Warschau
Messiaen, L'Ascension - 4 meditations symphoniques
Beethoven, Piano Concerto no. 3 in C minor, Op.37
Beethoven, Symphony no. 4 in B flat major, Op.60
Arcadi Volodos, Piano
Paavo Järvi, Conductor
Sat 20 Apr at 18:00

Teatro Auditorio de Cuenca, Cuenca

Mélodies
Works by Messiaen
Caroline Sidney Louis, Soprano
Isabel Puente, Piano
Apr 30, May 05 mat

La Maison Symphonique de Montréal, Montreal

Holst: The Planets
Messiaen, Oiseaux exotiques, for orchestra
Ravel, Piano Concerto in G major
Holst, The Planets, Op.32
Kent Nagano, Conductor
Jean-Philippe Collard, Piano
Mont-Royal Youth Choir
Fri 10 May at 21:15

Crucible Theatre, The Studio, Sheffield

Sheffield Chamber Music Concert - The End of Time
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)
Ensemble 360
Tue 14 May at 19:15

Crucible Theatre, The Studio, Sheffield

Sheffield Chamber Music Concert - The Blackbird
Mozart, Quartet in F for Oboe, Violin, Viola and Cello, K370 (K368b)
Poulenc, Elegy, for horn and piano
Messiaen, Le Merle noir (for flute and piano)
Brahms, Piano Quintet in F minor, Op.34
Ensemble 360
Wed 15 May at 19:30

Konzerthaus: Mozart Saal, Vienna

Wiener Klaviertrio / Daniel Ottensamer
Mozart, Piano Trio in C Major, K548
Smetana, Piano trio in G minor, Op.15
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)
Daniel Ottensamer, Clarinet
Wiener Klaviertrio
David McCarroll, Violin
Clemens Hagen, Cello
Stefan Mendl, Piano
Fri 17 May at 20:30
Debussy, Images, Set 2
Murail, La Mandragore
Messiaen, Vingt Regards sur l'enfant-Jésus (extraits)
Chopin, Polonaise no. 7 in A flat major "Polonaise-fantaisie", Op.61
Chopin, Ballade no. 4 in F minor, Op.52
Chopin, 2 Nocturnes, Op.27
Chopin, Polonaise no. 6 in A flat major, "Heroic," Op.53
Jean-Paul Gasparian, Piano
Sat 18 May at 17:30

St Albans Cathedral, St Albans

Philip Scriven
Bach, Komm, Heiliger Geist, Herre Gott - chorale prelude in F Major, BWV651
Bach, Komm, Gott Schöpfer, Heiliger Geist - chorale prelude in G Major, BWV667
Bach, Komm, Gott Schöpfer, Heiliger Geist (Orgel-Büchlein) in G Major, BWV631
Leighton, Veni Creator Spiritus
Messiaen, Messe de la Pentecôte, for solo organ
Rütti, Veni Creator Spiritus
Duruflé, Prelude, adagio et choral varie sur le theme du Veni Creator, Op.4
Philip Scriven, Organ
Thu 23 May at 12:30

Auditorium du Louvre, Paris

Inspirations sacrées – Martin Helmchen, piano
Bach, Other (chorals)
Liszt, Légende no. 1 "Saint François d'Assise: la prédication aux oiseaux", S 175
Liszt, Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen, organ prelude after JS Bach cantata, S 179
Liszt, Vexilla Regis prodeunt, S 185
Franck, Prelude, Chorale and Fugue
Messiaen, Vingt Regards sur l'enfant-Jésus (extraits)
Martin Helmchen, Piano
Fri 24 May at 13:00

Jerwood Hall, LSO St Lukes, London

Alice Sara Ott & Friends
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Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)
Alice Sara Ott, Piano
Nemanja Radulović, Violin
Dimitri Ashkenazy, Clarinet
Alexey Stadler, Cello
Fri 24 May at 20:30

Centre Méridien: Le Parvis, Ibos

István Várdai Plays Saint-Saens Cello Concerto No.1
Messiaen, Les offrandes oubliées, for orchestra
Saint-Saëns, Cello Concerto no. 1 in A minor, Op.33
Debussy, Images, for orchestra
Ravel, Boléro
Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse
Klaus Mäkelä, Conductor
István Várdai, Cello
Fri 24 May at 20:30

Le Parvis, Ibos

Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse
Messiaen, Les offrandes oubliées, for orchestra
Saint-Saëns, Cello Concerto no. 1 in A minor, Op.33
Debussy, Images, for orchestra
Ravel, Boléro
István Várdai, Cello
Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse
Klaus Mäkelä, Conductor
Sat 25 May at 16:30
Point Music Festival

Gothenburg Concert Hall: Stenhammarsalen, Gothenburg

Gates of Hell
Gates of Hell
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Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time): L'Abime des Oiseaux
Beethoven, Grosse Fuge - fugue for string quartet in B flat major, Op.133
Shostakovich, String Quartet No. 8 in C minor "Malinconia", Op.110
Norwegian Chamber Orchestra
Terje Tønnesen, Director
Sat 25 May at 20:00

Halle aux Grains, Toulouse

Debussy l’enchanteur
Messiaen, Les offrandes oubliées, for orchestra
Saint-Saëns, Cello Concerto no. 1 in A minor, Op.33
Debussy, Images, for orchestra
Ravel, Boléro
István Várdai, Cello
Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse
Klaus Mäkelä, Conductor

Victoria Concert Hall, Singapore

Franck, Prelude, Chorale and Fugue
Chopin, Nocturne no. 8 in D flat major, Op.27 no.2
Chopin, Nocturne no. 12 in G major, Op.37 no.2
Messiaen, Vingt Regards sur l'enfant-Jésus: Regard de l'esprit de joie
Debussy, 12 Études, L.136 (Selections)
Sa Chen, Piano
Sat 1 Jun at 20:00
Mozartfest Würzburg

Kiliansdom, Würzburg

Bruckner im Dom
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Messiaen, Des canyons aux étoiles: Appel interstellaire
Bruckner, Symphony no. 4 in E flat major, "Romantic", WAB 104
Christoph Eß, French horn
Jakub Hrůša
Sat 8 Jun at 19:30

Kulturpalast Dresden, Dresden

Dresdner Philharmonie – Canellakis – Tetzlaff
Messiaen, Hymne au Saint Sacrement, for orchestra
Shostakovich, Violin Concerto no. 1 in A minor, Op.77 or Op.99
Scriabin, Le Poème de l'extase (The Poem of Ecstasy), Op.54
Dresden Philharmonic
Karina Canellakis, Conductor
Christian Tetzlaff, Violin
Fri 14 Jun at 20:15
© Marco Borggreve
Pierre-Laurent Aimard and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
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Debussy, Jeux
Birtwistle, Responses: Sweet disorder and the carefully careless for piano & orchestra (Dutch première)
Messiaen, Oiseaux exotiques, for orchestra
Ravel, La Valse, for orchestra
Vladimir Jurowski, Conductor
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano
Jun 19, 20
Messiaen, Turangalîla-symphonie
Roger Muraro, Piano
Cynthia Millar, Ondes Martenot
Paavo Järvi, Conductor
Jun 23, 24

Elbphilharmonie: Großer Saal, Hamburg

10. Philharmonisches Konzert
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)
Bruckner, Symphony no. 9 in D minor, WAB 109
Kent Nagano, Conductor
Elisaveta Blumina, Piano
Joanna Kamenarska-Rundberg, Violin
Rupert Wachter, Clarinet
Thomas Tyllack, Cello
Sun 23 Jun at 11:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Andrew Tyson
Couperin, Pièces de clavecin, Ordre no. 6: Les Baricades Mistérieuses
Couperin, Pièces de clavecin, Ordre no. 15: Le Dodo ou l'amour au berceau
Couperin, Pièces de clavecin, Ordre no.18: Le tic-toc-choc ou Les maillotins
Messiaen, Vingt Regards sur L'enfant-Jésus: Le baiser de l'enfant Jésus
Liszt, Années de pèlerinage, Première année, S 160: Suisse: Vallée d'Obermann
Respighi, Notturno
Chopin, Piano Sonata no. 3 in B minor, Op.58
Andrew Tyson, Piano
Sun 30 Jun at 19:30

St Mark's Church, Primrose Hill, London

Heaven and Earth
Messiaen, L'Ascension - 4 meditations symphoniques
Mahler, Das Lied von der Erde
Philharmonia Britannica
Peter Fender, Conductor
Anna Loveday, Soprano
John Upperton, Tenor

Bantry House, Bantry

Hindemith, Kleine Kammermusik, Op.24 no.2 (Azahar Ensemble)
Liszt, Hungarian Rhapsody no. 9 in E flat major "Carnival in Pest", S 244/9 (Alexi Grynyuk)
Kraggerud, Equinox Suite (Henning Kraggerud, Dénes Várjon)
Say, Sonata for violin and piano, Op.7 (Mairéad Hickey, Alexi Grynyuk)
Britten, Lachrymae for viola and piano, Op.48a (Ellen Nisbeth, Izabella Simon)
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)
Ensemble Azahar
Alexei Grynyuk, Piano
Henning Kraggerud, Violin
Dénes Várjon, Piano
Mairéad Hickey, Violin
Ellen Nisbeth, Violin
Izabella Simon, Piano
Mate Bekavac, Clarinet
Laura van der Heijden, Cello
Fri 12 Jul at 21:30
Cheltenham Music Festival

Cheltenham College Chapel, Cheltenham

Organ by candlelight
Organ by candlelight
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Gowers, An Occasional Trumpet Voluntary
Glass, Glassworks
Françaix, Suite Carmelite
Piazzolla, Oblivion (arr. Lapwood)
Messiaen, Vocalise-Étude (arr. Lapwood)
Piazzolla, Milonga del Angel (arr. Lapwood)
Messiaen, Messe de la Pentecôte, for solo organ
Gowers, Toccata
Piazzolla, Libertango
Anna Lapwood, Organ
Sun 15 Sep at 19:00

Barbican Hall, London

Rattle: Roots & Origins
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Messiaen, Éclairs sur l'au-delà, "Flashes of the Beyond"
Sir Simon Rattle, Conductor
Sat 26 Oct at 14:15
© Marco Borggreve
Arthur and Lucas Jussen: Zimmermann, Bartók and Messiaen
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Zimmermann, Monologue
Bartók, Sonata for two pianos and percussion, Sz.110
Messiaen, Visions de l'amen, for two pianos
Arthur Jussen, Piano
Lucas Jussen, Piano
Alexej Gerassimez, Percussion
Simone Rubino, Percussion
Wed 6 Nov at 19:30
© Ben Ealovega Field
Steven Osborne: Messiaen & Beethoven
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Messiaen, Vingt Regards sur l'enfant-Jésus
Works by Beethoven
Steven Osborne, Piano
Fri 8 Nov at 20:15
© Serge Ligtenberg
Scherpdenkers: Chazia Mourali and Cora Burggraaf (in Dutch)
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Berg, Seven Early Songs (Sieben frühe Lieder)
Mahler, Liederen
Messiaen, Trois Mélodies
Visman, Liedjes van een man zonder ik
Poulenc, Liederen
Chazia Mourali, Speaker
Cora Burggraaf, Mezzo-soprano
Thomas Beijer, Piano
Sun 10 Nov at 14:30

Guildhall School of Music & Drama: Milton Court Hall, London

Tamara Stefanovich: Art of the Étude (in 3 parts)
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Works by Szymanowski
Works by Scriabin
Works by Debussy
Works by Bartók
Works by Messiaen
Works by Chin
Works by Nicolaou
Works by Benjamin
Works by Abrahamsen
Works by Ligeti
Works by Rachmaninov
Tamara Stefanovich, Piano
Sat 23 Nov at 14:15
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra: Messiaen, Chen and Fauré
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra: Messiaen, Chen and Fauré
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Messiaen, O sacrum convivium!
Chen, Reflet d'un temps disparu
Fauré, Requiem, Op.48
Jian Wang, Cello
Fatma Said, Soprano
Shenyang, Bass-baritone
Radio Filharmonisch Orkest
Netherlands Radio Choir (Groot Omroepkoor)
Gijs Leenaars, Choirmaster / chorus director
Long Yu, Conductor
Sat 30 Nov at 14:15
© Sarah Wijzenbeek
Andriessen, Padding, Messiaen and Ravel
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Padding, New work
Andriessen, The Only One
Messiaen, Chronochromie, for orchestra
Ravel, Valses nobles et sentimentales, for orchestra
Nora Fischer, Soprano
Radio Filharmonisch Orkest
Ryan Wigglesworth, Conductor
Tue 3 Dec at 19:30
Ran, Bach-Shards
Bach, Die Kunst der Fuge (The Art of Fugue), BWV1080, Contrapunctus X
Ran, Lyre of Orpheus
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)
Ensemble Connect
Sat 22 Feb 2020 at 16:00

St Giles, Cripplegate, London

BBC Singers BBS SO Total Immersion: Anders Hillborg
BBC Singers BBS SO Total Immersion: Anders Hillborg
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Hillborg, Mouayoum
Hillborg, The Cradle Song
Hillborg, O Dessa ögon
Hillborg, Lilla Sus Grav
Hillborg, Stella Maris
Hillborg, New Work (UK première)
Messiaen, O sacrum convivium!
Sandström, 4 Songs of Love
Stucky, Cradle Songs: "Lilajze, Jezuniu"
Salonen, Two Songs from Kalender Röd
Theo Hillborg, Saxophone
Ragnar Rasmussen, Conductor
BBC Singers
Sun 23 Feb 2020 at 19:30

Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles

Wayne Marshall
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Marshall, Improvisation on themes of Bernstein, “Homage à Lenny”
Dupré, Symphonie-Passion, Op.23
Baker, Deux evocations
Widor, Organ Symphony no. 6 in G minor, Op.42 No.2
Ager, Toccata and fugue for organ
Messiaen, La Nativité du Seigneur: Dieu parmi nous
Marshall, Improvisation on themes of Beethoven
Wayne Marshall, Organ
Thu 5 Mar 2020 at 19:30
© Chris Christodoulou
George Benjamin: a Duet and a Dream
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Knussen, Choral, Op.8
Messiaen, Catalogue d'oiseaux: Le Merle bleu, no.3
Benjamin, Duet for piano and orchestra
Benjamin, Dream of the Song
Janáček, Sinfonietta, Op.60
Sir George Benjamin, Conductor
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano
Bejun Mehta, Countertenor
Philharmonia Voices
2020 Mar 21, 23
© Bernard Martinez
Marc Albrecht conducts Messiaen's Turangalîla-Symphonie
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Messiaen, Turangalîla-symphonie
Roger Muraro, Piano
Nathalie Forget, Ondes Martenot
Marc Albrecht, Conductor
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra
2020 May 16, 21, 23

Elbphilharmonie: Großer Saal, Hamburg

Saint François d'Assise
Messiaen, Saint François d'Assise (Concert performance)
Hamburg State Opera
Kent Nagano, Conductor
Johannes Martin Kränzle, Saint François
Anna Prohaska, L'Ange
Sean Panikkar, Le Lépreux
Kartal Karagedik, Frère Léon
Dovlet Nurgeldiyev, Frère Massée
Jürgen Sacher, Frère Elie
Ang Du, Frère Rufin
Alexander Roslavets, Frère Bernard
Martin Steidler, Choirmaster / chorus director
Audi Jugendchorakademie
Hamburg Philharmonic