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Sat 23 Jun at 19:30

St Paul's Church, Bristol

In My End is My Beginning
In My End is My Beginning
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Bell, Field Notes
Cage, 4'33"
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)
Oriole Quartet
Fri 29 Jun at 20:00

Residenzschloss Ludwigsburg (Ludwigsburg Palace): Ordenssaal, Ludwigsburg

Pierre-Laurent Aimard
Works by Daquin
Works by Messiaen
Works by Ravel
Debussy, Images, Set 2
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano
Sat 30 Jun at 19:30

Wigmore Hall, London

Sophie Bevan and Ryan Wigglesworth
Mussorgsky, The Nursery (Detskaya) for voice and piano
Wigglesworth, Other (New work)
Stravinsky, Three Little Songs (Recollections of my Childhood)
Messiaen, Poèmes pour Mi, for solo voice
Sophie Bevan, Soprano
Ryan Wigglesworth, Conductor

St Brendan's Church, Bantry

Late Great Show
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Messiaen, Harawi - chant d'amour et de mort, for soprano and piano
Caroline Melzer, Soprano
Cédric Pescia, Piano
Thu 5 Jul at 20:00

Die Residenz: Herkulessaal, Munich

Kent Nagano
Messiaen, Chronochromie, for orchestra
Bruckner, Mass no. 2 in E minor, WAB 27
Kent Nagano, Conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Choir
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Fri 6 Jul at 13:00

Derby Cathedral, Derby

Clarinet Solo Project
Luciano, Sequenza no. 2 in A minor for solo clarinet
Messiaen, L'Abîme des Oiseaux, for clarinet solo
Villa-Lobos, Bachinias Brasilieras no. 5
Puccini, Tosca: prelude to Act III
Luciano, Homage to Poulenc
Luciano, Fragment no. 4
Luca Luciano, Clarinet
Fri 6 Jul at 20:00

Die Residenz: Herkulessaal, Munich

Kent Nagano
Messiaen, Chronochromie, for orchestra
Bruckner, Mass no. 2 in E minor, WAB 27
Kent Nagano, Conductor
Bavarian Radio Symphony Choir
Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Wed 18 Jul at 19:30
BBC Proms

Royal Albert Hall, London

Prom 6: An American in Paris & Turangalîla
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Gershwin, An American in Paris
Messiaen, Turangalîla Symphony
Angela Hewitt, Piano
Cynthia Millar, Ondes Martenot
Sakari Oramo, Conductor
Sat 21 Jul at 15:00
BBC Proms

The Roundhouse, London

Proms at ... Roundhouse: George Benjamin conducts the London Sinfonietta
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Ives, The Unanswered Question
Stravinsky, Symphonies of Wind Instruments
Messiaen, Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum
Francesconi, World premieres of First World War-themed work
Haas, World premieres of First World War-themed work
Kendall, World premieres of First World War-themed work
Mundry, World premieres of First World War-themed work
Susan Bickley, Mezzo-soprano
London Sinfonietta
George Benjamin, Conductor
Sat 21 Jul at 12:00

Pavilion Arts Centre, Buxton

Alexei Watkins & Alex Woolf
Beethoven, Horn Sonata in F major, Op.17
Messiaen, Des canyons aux étoiles: Appel interstellaire
Woolf, Land of Nod
Strauss, Nocturno Op.7
Woolf, Aria
Vinter, Hunter's Moon
Alexei Watkins, French horn
Alex Woolf, Piano

Westminster Abbey, London

James O’Donnell
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Bach, Prelude in E flat bwv 552i
Messiaen, Les corps glorieux, for solo organ
Bach, Fugue in E flat bwv 552ii
James O'Donnell, Organ
Sun 29 Jul at 17:00

St Mary's Cathedral, Fürstenwalde

Recital on the 1967/2005 Schuke Organ
Bach, Prelude and Fugue "Grand" in E Minor, BWV548
Vaughan Williams, Prelude on 'Rhosymedre'
Stanford, Fantasia and Toccata in D minor, Op.57
Rubbra, Prelude and Fugue on a theme of Cyril Scott, Op.69
Howells, Saraband (in modo elegiaco)
Messiaen, Le banquet céleste, for solo organ
Pärt, Annum per annum
Baigent, A quiet pavan, with canons
Dennehy, Work for Organ
Gárdonyi, Mozart Changes
Robert Smith, Organ
Mon 30 Jul at 19:30

Townsville Civic Theatre, Townsville

Sollima, Schubert, Messiaen
Sollima, Violoncelles, Vibrez!
Schubert, String Quartet no. 14 "Death and the Maiden" in D minor, D.810
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)
Julian Bliss, Clarinet
Alexander Sitkovetsky, Violin
István Várdai, Cello
Guy Johnston, Cello
Timothy Young, Piano
Goldner Quartet
Tue 31 Jul at 15:00
Three Choirs Festival

Holy Trinity Church, Hereford

© c Chris Stock
Gould Piano Trio
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Ireland, Phantasie Trio
Watkins, New work (premiere, festival co-commission)
Messiaen, Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)
Robert Plane, Clarinet
Gould Piano Trio
Thu 2 Aug at 19:00

St Paul's Cathedral, London

A Bite from the Big Apple
Works by Baker, George
Brahms, 6 Pieces for piano: Intermezzo in A major, Op.118 no.2
Messiaen, Messe de la Pentecôte, for solo organ
Elgar, Serenade in E minor for string orchestra, Op.20
Liszt, Totentanz, S 525
Stephen Tharp, Organ
Thu 2 Aug at 19:30

St Marienkirche, Pirna

Organ Recital (Pirnaer Abendmusiken)
Bach, Prelude and Fugue "Grand" in E Minor, BWV548
Vaughan Williams, Prelude on 'Rhosymedre'
Stanford, Fantasia and Toccata in D minor, Op.57
Reger, Variations and Fugue on "Heil dir im Siegerkranz"
Howells, Master Tallis's Testament
Dennehy, Work for Organ
Pärt, Annum per annum
Baigent, A quiet pavan, with canons
Messiaen, Joie et Clarte des Corps Glorieux
Gárdonyi, Mozart Changes
Bovet, Salamanca
Robert Smith, Organ
Sat 4 Aug at 20:30

Morosani Schweizerhof, Davos

Ruh'n, geben Sie Ruh'n
Cage, In a Landscape
Brahms, Four Songs for Female Chorus, Two Horns and Harp, Op.17
Tabakova, Such different Paths, for string septet
Messiaen, L’alouette calandrelle
Debussy, Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune
Sun 5 Aug at 11:00

Herz-Jesu-Kirche, Davos

Immer mit der Ruhe
Messiaen, L'Abîme des Oiseaux, for clarinet solo
Scelsi, Ave Maria
Tabakova, Pirin, for viola
Scelsi, Alleluja, for female voice

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

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
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

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 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
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
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 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
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
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 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
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 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 24 May 2019 at 13:00

Jerwood Hall, LSO St Lukes, London

Alice Sara Ott & Friends
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Works by Messiaen
Alice Sara Ott, Piano
Nemanja Radulović, Violin
Andreas Ottensamer, Clarinet
Kian Soltani, Cello
Fri 14 Jun 2019 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
2019 Jun 19, 20
Messiaen, Turangalîla-symphonie
Roger Muraro, Piano
Cynthia Millar, Ondes Martenot
Paavo Järvi, Conductor
2019 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