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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
Thu 3 Jan 2019 at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Journey to Debussy
Rameau, Nouvelles suites de pièces de clavecin: L'enharmonique
Debussy, Images, Set 1 no. 2: Hommage à Rameau, for piano
Chopin, Piano Sonata no. 2 in B flat minor 'Funeral March', Op.35
Debussy, Préludes, Bk 1 no. 7: Ce qu'a vu le vent d'ouest
Wagner, Tristan and Isolde: Prelude to Act 1
Liszt, Nuages gris (Grey Clouds), S 199
Debussy, L'Isle joyeuse, Op.26
Debussy, Children's Corner: Golliwog's Cakewalk
Evans, Waltz for Debby
Debussy, Préludes, Bk 1 no. 6: Des pas sur la neige
Messiaen, Vingt Regards sur l'enfant-Jésus: Regard du Père
Villa-Lobos, La Prole do Bebé no. 1: selection
Ginastera, Malambo
Sergio Tiempo, Piano
Sat 5 Jan 2019 at 13:00

Wigmore Hall, London

Avex Recital Series: Nobuaki Fukukawa Horn Recital
Britten, Serenade for tenor, horn and strings, song cycle, Op.31 (Prologue)
Fujikura, harahara (European premiere)
Hosokawa, Kleine Blume
Messiaen, Des canyons aux étoiles: Appel interstellaire
Widmann, "Air" for solo French horn
Bowen, Horn Sonata, Op.101
Hindemith, Sonata for horn and piano in F major
Nobuaki Fukukawa, French horn
Takezawa, Eriko, Piano
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
Thu 24 Jan 2019 at 19:30

Assembly Room, Chichester

Chichester Chamber Concert - Matthew Hunt & Friends
Debussy, Première Rhapsodie in B flat major, for clarinet and piano
Ravel, Piano Trio in A minor
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)
Matthew Hunt, Clarinet
Alina Ibragimova, Violin
Louise Hopkins, Cello
Alasdair Beatson, 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
Wed 30 Jan 2019 at 19:30
Sommets Musicaux de Gstaad

Église de Rougemont, Gstaad

Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)
Adam Laloum, Piano
Raphaëlle Moreau, Violin
Yan Levionnois, Cello
Paul Meyer, Clarinet
Sat 2 Feb 2019 at 19:30
Beethoven Week

Beethoven-Haus, Bonn

BTHVN-Woche XI
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Beethoven, Violin Sonata no. 1 in D major, Op.12 no.1
Bach, Violin partita no. 1 in B minor, BWV1002
Messiaen, Theme et Variations pour violin et piano
Webern, Variations, Op.27
Beethoven, Violin sonata No. 9 in A major, 'Kreutzer', Op.47
Veronika Eberle, Violin
Christian Ihle Hadland, Piano
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
Tue 5 Feb 2019 at 19:00

Church of the Intercession: Crypt, New York City

The Crypt Sessions Presents: Quartet for the End of Time, February 5
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)
Stefan Jackiw, Violin
Jay Campbell, Cello
Orion Weiss, Piano
Yoonah Kim, Clarinet
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 13:00

West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge

Britten Sinfonia: At Lunch Two (Cambridge)
Bach, Sonata for violin and keyboard no. 1 in B minor, BWV1014
Janáček, Pohádka (Fairy Tale)
Messiaen, Le Merle noir
Finnis, Other (World Premiere Tour)
Martinů, Sonata for flute, violin and piano, H254
Britten Sinfonia
Emer McDonough, Flute
Thomas Gould, Violin
Caroline Dearnley, Cello
Huw Watkins, 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 13:00

Wigmore Hall, London

Britten Sinfonia: At Lunch Two (Wigmore)
Bach, Sonata for violin and keyboard no. 1 in B minor, BWV1014
Janáček, Pohádka (Fairy Tale)
Messiaen, Le Merle noir
Finnis, Other (World Premiere Tour)
Martinů, Sonata for flute, violin and piano, H254
Britten Sinfonia
Emer McDonough, Flute
Thomas Gould, Violin
Caroline Dearnley, Cello
Huw Watkins, 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 13:00

St Andrew's Hall, Norwich

Britten Sinfonia: At Lunch Two (Norwich)
Bach, Violin sonata no. 1 in G minor, BWV1001
Janáček, Pohádka (Fairy Tale)
Messiaen, Le Merle noir
Finnis, Other (World Premiere Tour)
Martinů, Sonata for flute, violin and piano, H254
Emer McDonough, Flute
Thomas Gould, Violin
Caroline Dearnley, Cello
Huw Watkins, 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
Sun 24 Feb 2019 at 20:00

Elbphilharmonie: Kleiner Saal, Hamburg

Iveta Apkalna / Staatschor Latvija / Māris Sirmais
Rogg, La Cité céleste
Escaich, Trois Motets
Vasks, Cantus ad pacem
Kalējs, Hommage à Olivier Messiaen "Lux aterna"
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time): Louange à l'Éternité de Jésus
Ešenvalds, A Drop in the Ocean
Vasks, Neues Werk
Iveta Apkalna, Organ
State Choir Latvija
Māris Sirmais, Conductor
Tue 26 Feb 2019 at 20:00
Key Pianists Presents Jason Hardink
Eckardt, Echoes' White Veil
Debussy, Images, Set 2
Xenakis, Evryali
Liszt, Transcendental Études, S 139: no. 10 in F minor
Liszt, Transcendental Études, S 139: no. 5 Feux Follets
Liszt, Transcendental Études, S 139: no. 11 Harmonies du Soir
Liszt, Transcendental Études, S 139: no. 8 Wilde Jagd
Messiaen, Vingt Regards sur l'enfant-Jésus: La Parole toute puissante
Messiaen, Vingt Regards sur l'enfant-Jésus: Noël
Messiaen, Vingt Regards sur l'enfant Jésus: Regard des anges
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
Hardink, Jason, Piano
Wed 6 Mar 2019 at 19:30

The Roundhouse, London

Ensemble Modern Orchestra
Boulez, Fanfare for the 80th Birthday of Sir George Solti
Messiaen, 7 Haïkaï, for orchestra, (7 Haiku for piano and orchestra)
Ustvolskaya, Composition no. 2: Dies irae, for eight double basses, wooden cube and piano
Ligeti, Ramifications, for strings
Benjamin, Palimpsest 1
Benjamin, Palimpsest 2
Ensemble Modern
Sir George Benjamin, Conductor
Sat 9 Mar 2019 at 20:00

Philharmonie, Cologne

Ensemble Modern & George Benjamin
Boulez, Fanfare for the 80th Birthday of Sir George Solti
Messiaen, Sept Haikai
Ustvolskaya, Composition no. 2: Dies irae, for eight double basses, wooden cube and piano
Ligeti, Ramifications, for strings
Benjamin, Palimpsest 1
Benjamin, Palimpsest 2
Ensemble Modern
Sir George Benjamin, Conductor
Sun 10 Mar 2019 at 20:00

Elbphilharmonie: Großer Saal, Hamburg

Ensemble Modern Orchestra / Sir George Benjamin
Boulez, Fanfare for the 80th Birthday of Sir George Solti
Ligeti, Ramifications, for strings
Messiaen, Sept Haikai
Ustvolskaya, Composition no. 2: Dies irae, for eight double basses, wooden cube and piano
Benjamin, Palimpsest 1
Ensemble Modern
Sir George Benjamin, Conductor
Tue 19 Mar 2019 at 19:00

Kioi Hall, Tokyo

Sylvain Cambreling conducts Special Concert
Sylvain Cambreling conducts Special Concert
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Varèse, Octandre
Messiaen, Sept Haikai
Scelsi, Quattro Pezzi
Grisey, Les espaces acoustiques
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano
Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra
Sylvain Cambreling, Conductor
Wed 20 Mar 2019 at 20:00

Concertgebouw Brugge: Chamber Music Hall, Bruges

Satie, Le fils des étoiles (excerpts)
Messiaen, Harawi - chant d'amour et de mort, for soprano and piano (excerpts)
Julien Libeer, Piano
Sarah Laulan, Mezzo-soprano
Thu 21 Mar 2019 at 19:30

Queen's Hall, Edinburgh, Edinburgh

Pekka Kuusisto directs Ravel and Haydn
Bartók, Soldier Song
Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin
Ravel, Sonata for Violin and Cello
Messiaen, L'Abîme des Oiseaux, for clarinet solo
Crumb, Black Angels: God-Music
Biber, Battalia, for strings and continuo
Haydn, Symphony no. 45 in F sharp minor "Farewell”
Pekka Kuusisto, Violin, Conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Benjamin Marquise Gilmore, Violin
Maximiliano Martín, Clarinet
Philip Higham, Cello
Fri 22 Mar 2019 at 19:30

City Halls: Concert Hall, Glasgow

Pekka Kuusisto directs Ravel and Haydn
Bartók, Soldier Song
Ravel, Le Tombeau de Couperin
Ravel, Sonata for Violin and Cello
Messiaen, L'Abîme des Oiseaux, for clarinet solo
Crumb, Black Angels: God-Music
Biber, Battalia, for strings and continuo
Haydn, Symphony no. 45 in F sharp minor "Farewell”
Pekka Kuusisto, Violin, Conductor
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
Benjamin Marquise Gilmore, Violin
Maximiliano Martín, Clarinet
Philip Higham, Cello

Frogner Church, Oslo

© Michele Lischi
di Lasso, Le Rossignol
Frescobaldi, Capriccio sopra il Chucho
Liszt, Légende no. 2 "Saint François de Paule: marchant sur les flots", S 175
Saint-Saëns, Carnival of the Animals, chamber version
Messiaen, Le livre du Saint Sacrement, for solo organ
Byrd, The Bells
Aaron Carpenè, Organ
Tue 26 Mar 2019 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
2019 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 2019 at 20:00

Maison de la radio:Auditorium, Paris

Messiaen, Turangalîla
Messiaen, Turangalîla-symphonie
Roger Muraro, Piano
Cynthia Millar, Ondes Martenot
Susanna Mälkki, Conductor
Fri 5 Apr 2019 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
Sun 7 Apr 2019 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
2019 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 2019 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 2019 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
2019 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