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2024

5 January 2024 7.30pm Jonathan Dimmock, organ, La Nativite du Seigneur. St Paul's Episcopal Church, Chattanooga, USA

5 January 2024 7pm David Pipe, organ, La Nativite du Seigneur. Leeds Cathedral, UK.

6 January 2024 7pm Jeffrey Markinson, organ performs La Nativite du Seigneur. Lincoln Cathedral, Lincoln, UK.
 

6 January 2024 9.30pm Pluris Ensemble, Quartet for the End of Time. Theatro Circo, Braga, Portugal.

7 January 2024 3pm Christopher Adler, piano, Canteyodjaya. Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA, USA.

7 January 2024 7pm Alaxander Mason, organ, La Nativite du Seigneur. Lancing College Chapel, Lancing, UK

7 January 2024 5pm Students of the organ class of Prof. Henry Fairs - University of the Arts, La Nativite du Seigneur. St Paul's Church, Zehlendorf, Berlin, Germany.

7 January 2024 6pm Jean-Pierre Lecaudey, organ, La Nativite du Seigneur. Basle Munster, Basel, Switzerland.

7 January 2024 6.30pm Nicholas Freestone, organ, La Nativite du Seigneur. Worcester Cathedral, UK.

10-11 January 2024 7pm Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra/Jukka-Pekka Saraste. Les Offrandes oubliees. Helsinki Music Centre, Finland.

12 January 2024 6.30pm Organ students, La Nativite du Seigneur. Duke's Hall, Royal Academy of Music, London, UK.

14 January 2024 4.30pm Simon Hogan, organ, La Nativite du Seigneur. Southwark Cathedral, London, UK.

14 January 2024 6pm Michael Harris, organ, La Nativite du Seigneur. St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh, Scotland.

15 January 2024 7pm Messiaen-Tage Gorlitz Quatuor pour la fin du temps, Ensemble Ecoute, Zgorzelee European Centre for Remembrance, Education and Culture Jencow Stalagu VIII, Zgorzelec, Poland

16 January 2024 20.30 Filarmonica della Scala, Riccardo Chailly,Conductor, Et exspecto resurrectionem mortuorum, for orchestra. LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura: Sala TeatroPiazza Bernardino Luini, 6, Lugano, Ticino, 6900, Switzerland.


16 January 2024 7.30pm Rolf Hind, piano, Vingt Regards sur l'enfant Jesus. Durham Cathedral, UK.

18 January 2024 8pm Orchestre National de Lille/George Benjamin, Les Offrandes oubliees. L'Auditorium, Lille and January 19,  8pm le phenix, Valenciennes, France.

18 January 2024 8pm Baltimore Symphony Orchestra/Jun Markl, Le Tombeau resplendissant. Music Center at Strathmore; January 20th,  8pm Joseph Mayerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore; January 21st, 3pm Joseph Mayerhoff Symphony Hall, Baltimore. USA.

18-19 January 2024 7.30pm Bilbao Orkestra/Ludovic Morlot, L'Ascension. Euskalduna Conference Centre, Bilbao, Spain.

20 January 2024 7pm On the 100th birthday of Yvonne Loriod, Florian Wiek and Nicolas Hodges, pianos, Visions de l'Amen. Hochschule fur Musik und Darstellende Kunst, Stuttgart, Germany.

21 January 2024 2.30pm Kurt Nikkanen, violin, Maria Asteriadou, piano, Zuill Bailey, cello, James Logan, clarinet, Quartet for the End of Time. Fox Fine Arts Recital Hall, El Paso, Texas, USA.

26 January 2024, Mezzo highlights composer Olivier Messiaen! At 20:30, listen to the Quartet for the End of Time performed by Renaud Capuçon (violin), Pascal Moraguès (cello), Kian Soltani (clarinet) and Hélène Mercier (piano) recorded at the Easter Festival in 2022: https://www.mezzo.tv/.../Messiaen-Quatuor-pour-la-fin-du...     At 21h15, relive the concert at the summit Et expspecto resurrectionem mortuorum by Le Balcon under the direction of Maxime Pascal, recorded at 2400 meters altitude facing the Meije glacier during the 2021 Festival:  https://www.mezzo.tv/.../Messiaen-%27Et-exspecto...

26 January - 4 February 2024 The Tianjin Julliard School, Tianjin, China Festival Connect 2024 Messiaen and His Legacy.

performances -

26 January 2024 7.30pm Le Merle noir; Theme et variations; Poemes pour Mi (Second Book). Tianjin Julliard Concert Hall

29 January  2024 7pm Tianjin Julliard Ensemble Concert, Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Tianjin Julliard Tanoto Theatre

1 February  2024 7pm Vocal Chamber Music Concert. Trois Melodies; La mort du nombre. Tianjin Julliard Tanoto Theatre

4 February 2024 3pm Tianjin Orchestra/Ken Lam, L'Ascension. Tianjin Julliard Concert Hall


27 January 2024 7.30pm Helene Mercier, piano, Renaud Capucon, violin, Edgar Moreau, cello, Pascal Moragues, clarinet. Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Eglise de Saanen, Geneva, Switzerland.

27 January 2024 8pm Cairo Symphony Orchestra/Ahmed El Saedi, Les Offrandes oubliees. Cairo Opera House, Main Hall, Cairo, Egypt.

28 January 2024 3pm Emma Agnas de Frumerie.violin, Kaysa William-Olsson, cello, Johan Fransen, clarinet, Peter Frilis Johansson, piano. Quartet for the End of Time. The Grunewald Hall, Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden.

29 January 2024  8.00pm Jenny Daviet (soprano) and Alphonse Cemin (piano), Trois Melodies, Chants de terre et de ciel. Also DELBOS: L'Âme en bourgeon. Theatre Athenee 2-4 Sq. de l'Opéra-Louis Jouvet, 75009 Paris, France.

29 January 2024 7.30pm Thomas Rosenkranz, piano, Vingt Regards sur l'enfant-Jesus. Katzin Concert Hall, Tempe, AZ, USA.

2 February 2024  Shelley Ng, piano, Vingt Regards sur l'enfant-Jesus. The University of Hong Kong (More information soon)

2 February 2024 12 noon Emerald Sun, clarinet, Hee-Soo Yoon, violin, Rosalind Zhang, cello, Jean-Luc Therrien, piano, Quartet for the End of Time. St Andrew's Church, Toronto, Canada.

2 February 2024 19.30 Itai Navon, piano, Catalogue d'oiseaux: La Chouette hulotte, no.5, Catalogue d'oiseaux: L'alouette-lulu, no.6. Pierre Boulez Saal Französische Straße 33 D, Berlin, 10117, Germany.

3 February 2024 4pm Royal Swedish Army Band/Eric Solen  Johan Ullen, piano, Oiseaux exotiques. Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden.

4 February 2024 12 noon, Tomeu Moll-Mas, piano Vingt Regards sur l'enfant Jesus.Turina Space, Seville, Spain.

4 February 2024 3.30pm Itxaso Etxeberria & Xi Chen, pianos, Visions de l'Amen. Cloth factory, Trier, Germany.

4 February 2024 8pm Soloists of the Gulbenkian Orchestra, Calouste Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal.


6 February 2024 7.30pm Denes Varjon, piano, Helene Pohl, violin, James Campbell, clarinet, Rolf Gjelsten, clarinet, Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Nelson Centre of Musical Arts, Nelson, New Zealand.

8 February 2024 7.30pm The UNLV Chamber Music Society faculty members, Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Dr Arturo Rando-Grillot Recital Hall, Lee and Thomas Beam Music Center, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, USA.

10 February 2024 7pm PSU Orchestra/Ken Selden Orli Shaham, piano, Oiseaux exotiques. The Menamins Mission Theatre, Portland, USA.


11 February 2024  3pm Elysium Quartet - Tatiana Kolchanova, violin, Collin Oldham, cello, Maria Manzo, piano, Michael Kissinger, clarinet, Quartet for the End of Time. The Historic Old Madeleine Church, Portland, Oregon USA.

11 February 2024 11am Helene Douzot, violin, Wytske Holtrop, cello, Himawari Arai, clarinet, Cassandre Marfin, piano, Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Cavatine de Namur, Belgium

16 February 2024 7pm Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra/Matthew Halls. Les Offrandes oubliees. Tampere Hall, Big Hall, Switzerland.

17 February 2024 19.30 Jan LisieckiPiano, Prélude no. 1: La colombe, Prélude no. 2: Chant d'extase dans un paysage triste, Prélude no. 3: Le nombre léger. Konzerthaus: Großer SaalVienna, 1030, Austria.

18 February 2024 11am Staatskapelle Berlin/Finnegan Downie Dear,  Roger Muraro, Piano, Oiseaux exotiques. Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin, Germany.

18 February 2024 18.0Mishka Rushdie Momen, Alasdair Beatson, Piano, Visions de l'amen: Amen des Anges, des Saints, du chant des oiseaux. Kings Place: Hall One, 90 York Way, London, Greater London, N1 9AG, UK.

8 February 2024 5pm Anthony McGill, clarinet, Stefan Jackiw, violin, Nicholas Canellakis, cell, Michael Stephen Brown, piano. Quartet for the End of Time. West Side Presbyterian Church, Ridgewood, NJ. USA.

22 February 2024  13.00 Alex NortonPiano, Charles Tam, Piano, Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant-Jésus: Le baiser de l'enfant Jésus,  Regard de l'esprit de joie. Wigmore Hall36 Wigmore Street, London, Greater London, W1U 2BP, United Kingdom

 

24 February 2024 7.30pm Nancy Loo, Mary Wu, Shelley Ng, piano, Vvzela Kook, media artist, Vingt Regards sur l'enfant Jesus. Grand Hall, Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong, HK. Cancelled  due to health condition of pianist Shelley Ng.

24 February 2024 7.30pm Students perform Vingt Regards sur l'enfant Jesus, Direction artistique, Cédrice Pescia . Salle Franz Liszt Conservatoire de Musique de Genève, Place de Neuve 5, 1204 Genève, Switzerland.

27 February 2024 8.30pm Alena Baeva, violin, Vadym Kholodenko, piano, Fantaisie. Salle Gaveau, Paris, France.

1 - 2 March 2024  8pm Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra/Matthias Pintscher  Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano, Hicham Berrada, video art, Des Canyons aux etoiles... Music Hall, Cincinnati, USA.

4 March 2024 19.30 Wigmore Soloists: Michael Collins, Clarinet, Isabelle van KeulenViolin, Kristina Blaumane, Cello Michael McHale,Piano.Quartet for the End of Time. Wigmore Hall 36 Wigmore Street, London, Greater London, W1U 2BP, UK.

5 March 2024 20.00 Mami SakatoOrgan, L'Ascension (extraits). Maison de la radio et de la musique: Auditorium116 Avenue du Président Kennedy, Paris, Île-de-France, 75016, France.

 

7 March 2024 6pm Zsolt-Tihamer Visontay, violin, Karen Stephenson, cello, Marc van der Wiel, clarinet, pianist tba, Quartet for the End of Time. Royal Festival Hall, London. UK.

9 March 2024 7.30pm Jane Hayes, piano, Jose Franch-Ballester, clarinet, Joan Blackman, violin, Ariel Barnes, cello. Quartet for the End of Time. West Vancouver United Church, West Vancouver, Canada.

13 March 2024 8.00pm Jan Lisiecki, Piano, Prélude no. 1: La colombe, Prélude no. 2: Chant d'extase dans un paysage triste, Prélude no. 3: Le nombre léger. Carnegie Hall: Stern Auditorium/Perelman StageNew York City, New York, USA.

 

15 March 2024 7.00pm Japan Century Symphony Orchestra/Masato Suzuki, Les Offrandes oubliees. Symphony Hall, Osaka, Japan.

15 March 2024 8pm Boston Artists Ensemble - Sharon Leventhal, violin, Jonathan Miller, cello, Thomas Martin, clarinet, Randall Hodgkinson, piano. Quartet for the End of Time. Hamilton Hall, Salem MA, USA.

20 March 2024 7pm Vilnius Choir, Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra/Benjamin Haemhouts Vaiva Eidukaityte-Storastiene, piano Motiejus Bazaras, ondes Martenot. Trois Petites Liturgies de la Presence Divine. Great Hall of the Philharmonic, Vilnius, Lithuania.

20 March 2024 7pm Thomas Drury, piano Jack Bogard, violin, Graham Cullen, cello, Charles du Preez.clarinet. Quartet for the End of Time. University of Southern Indiana Performance Center, USA.

23 March 2024 5.00pm Florent BoffardPiano, Tombeau de Paul Dukas, Catalogue d'oiseaux: extracts. Conservatoire et Orchestre de Caen1 Rue du Carel, Caen, Normandy, France.

24 March 2024 5pm  Carolina Costa, cello, Joao Sa, violin, Maria Joao Almeida, piano, Tiago Mala, clarinet, Quartet for the End of Time.

O'Culto da Ajuda, Lisbon, Portugal.

29 March 2024 7.30pm Jennifer Frautschi, violin, Bixby Kennedy, clarinet, Sophie Shoco, cello, Orion Weiss, piano, Quartet for the End of Time. Mahaney Arts Center, Olin C Robison, Concert Hall, Middlebury, VT, USA.

29 March 2024 3pm Jonathan Stone, violin, Julian Bliss, clarinet, Tim Lowe, cello, James Cheung, piano, Quartet for the End of Time.Temple Church, London, UK

30 March 2024 8pm Orchestre National de France/Cristian Macelaru  Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano. Oiseaux exotiques. Auditorium Radio France, Paris, France.

31 March 2024  3pm Boston Symphony Chamber Players, Garrick Ohlsson, piano. Quartet for the End of Time. Jordan Hall, Boston, USA.

 

1 April 2024 6pm Thomas Layos, organ, Les corps Glorieux. Christ the King Church, Saarbrucken, Germany.

4 April 2024 7.30pm Piers Lane, piano, Preludes. Wigmore Hall, London, UK.

 

4 April 2024 8.00pm Karol Mossakowski, Organ, Messe de la Pentecôte (excerpts), Le livre du Saint Sacrement: La joie de la grâce. Église du Sacré-Cœur 14b Chem. de la Turbie, Monte-Carlo, 98000, Monaco.

 

4 April 2024 7.30pm Thomas Rosenkranz, performs VINGT REGARDS SUR L'ENFANT-JESUS. LaMont school of Music, Denver, Colorado, USA.

 

5 April 2024 8pm Rachel Gauci, piano. Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant-Jesus - 6 movements. Malta Spring Festival, Teatru Manoel, Valletta, Malta

7 April 2024 7pm Petras Geniusas and Stephen Coombs, pianos, Visions de l'Amen. Lithuanian National Philharmonic Society, Vilnius, Lithuania.

8 April 2024 13.15pm Darius Battiwalla, Organ, L'Ascencion: Alleluias sereins d'une âme qui désire le ciel, Transports de Joie. Leeds CathedralLeeds, Yorkshire LS2 8BE. UK.

8 April 2024 7pm Ronen Chamber Ensemble, Quartet for the End of Time. Ruth Lilly Performance Hall, Christel DeHaan Fine Arts Center, University of Indianapolis, USA.

10 April 2024 7.30pm Gryphon Trio and James Campbell, clarinet. Quartet for the End of Time. Isabel Bader Center, Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

11 April 2024 7.30 pm - 12 April 2024 1.30 pm - 13 April 2024 8.00 pm - 14 April 2024 2.00 pm. Andris Nelsons, dir. Boston Symphony Orch. Yuja Wang, piano Cécile Lartigau, Ondes Martenot. Turangalîla Symphonie. Symphony Hall, Boston, MA. USA.

11 April 2024, 16, 18 (6pm) and 14 (3pm), Musical Director, Jonathan Nott, Saint Francis Robin Adams, The Angel Claire de Sevigne, The Leper Ales Briscein, Brother Leo Kartal Karagedik, Brother Masseo Jason Bridges. Saint Francois d'Assise (new production). Grand Theatre Geneva, Switzerland.

11-12 April 2024 8pm 13 7pm  Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra/Hannu Lintu. Le Tombeau respendissant. Philharmonie, Berlin. Germany.

14 April 2024 6pm Manfred Preis, clarinet, Antonis Anissegos, piano, Wolfgang Bender, violin, Mathis Mayr, cello, Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Stadhaus, Ulm, Germany

15 April 2024 Time and venue tba, Pierre- Laurent Aimard and Tamara Stefanovich, piano, Visions de l'Amen. Madrid, Spain.

16 April 2024 20.00 Sean Shibe, Guitar performs O sacrum convivium (arr. Shibe). Philharmonie de Paris: Amphithéâtre de la Cité de la musique 221 Avenue Jean Jaurès, Paris, Île-de-France, 75019, France

17 April 2024 7.30pm Martin Adamek, clarinet, Jeanne-Marie Conquer, violin, Renaud Dejardin. cello, Dimitri Vassilakis, piano, Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Sir Jack Lyons Concert Hall, University of York, UK.

18 April 2024 19.30. Arngunnur Arnadottir, Clarinet performs Quatuor pour la fin du temps: L'Abime des OiseauxHarpa Concert Hall: Eldborg - Main HallAusturbakki 2, Reykjavík, Capital Region, 101, Iceland.

 

20 April 2024 4pm Julian Schwarz, cello, Sophie Han, violin, Galen Dean Peiskee Jr, piano, Gabrielle Baffoni, clarinet, Quartet for the End of Time. Scout Hall, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, USA.

23 April 2024 7.30pm Kaleidescope Collective and Anthony McGill, clarinet. Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Milton Court Concert Hall, London, UK.

 

26 April 2024 7pm  The Waldstein Trio, Ben Mason, clarinet, Quartet for the End of Time. St Alfege Church, Greenwich, London, UK.


27 April 2024 8pm Gregorio Benitez, piano, Catalogue d'oiseaux (7 movements), Steinerner Saal Horst Haschek Auditorium, Vienna, Austria.

28 April 2024 6.15pm Orchestra of Padua and Veneto/Marco Angius Ciro Longobardi, piano. , Oiseaux exotiques Padua, Botanical Garden of the University of Padua, Italy.

29 April 2024 Alfonso Gomez, pianoCatalogue d´Oiseaux. Felix Mendelssohn Bartoldy University of Music and Theater Leipzig, Germany.

31 April 2024 Alfonso Gomez, pianoCatalogue d´Oiseaux (excerpts). BBVA Foundation in Madrid, Spain.

1 May 2024 time tba Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano, Catalogue d'oiseaux. Festspielhaus, St Polten, Austria.

1 May 2024 7.30pm Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra/Jac van Steen,  Thomas Kelly, piano Ondist Imsu Choi. Turangalila Symphonie. Royal Festival Hall, London. UK.


4 May 2024 2pm Andjei Maevski, clarinet, Victoria Putterman, violin, Jan Koop, cello, Yoko Toda, piano, Quartet for the End of Time. Scene 2.Norwegian Opera and Ballet, Oslo, Norway.

5 May 2024  6:00 pm. Blåsare ur orkestern Filialen, Katarina Chamber Choir, Hans Vainikainen, conductor, Martin Sturfält, piano, Thomas Bloch, Ondes Martenot, Trois Petites Liturgies de la Presence Divine. St. Catherine's church, Stockholm, Sweden.

6 May 2024 8pm Barbara Hannigan, soprano, Bertrand Chamayou, piano, Chants de terre et de ciel. La Chapelle Saint Antoine de Plouezoc'h, Plouezoc'h, France

8 May 2024 7.30pm A lecture recital  Speakers/The Revd Calum Zuckert, Youth Chaplain and Tom Winpenny, Assistant Director of Music. The Spirituality of Olivier Messiaen's Music:. St Albans Cathedral, St Albans, UK.

8 May 2024 8pm Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra/Maxime Pascal, L'Ascension. Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg, Germany.

8 May 2024 - 12:05 p.m Jorin Sandau performing L'ascension (organ version) Inner city church St. Ludwig, Wilhelminenplatz 9. 64283 Darmstadt, Germany

9 May 2024 7.30pm Barbara Hannigan, soprano, Bertrand Chamayou, piano, Chants de terre et de ciel.Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin, Germany.

9 May 2024 6pm The Ulster Consort, L'Ascension (organ). St Peter's Cathedral, Belfast, Nth Ireland, UK.

4 May 2024 21.00. Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Vasily Petrenko. Steven Osborne, piano, Cécile Lartigau, Ondes Martenot, Turangalîla Symphonie. Charles Bronfman Auditorium, Tel Aviv, Israel.

6 May 2024 21.00. Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Vasily Petrenko. Steven Osborne, piano, Cécile Larticgu, Ondes Martenot, Turangalîla Symphonie. Jerusalem Theatre, Jerusalem, Israel.

7 May 2024 21.00. Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Vasily Petrenko. Steven Osborne, piano, Cécile Laricau, Ondes Martenot, Turangalîla Symphonie. Baruch and Ruth Rappaport Center for Art and Culture, Haifa, Israel.

10 May 2024 7.30pm James O'Donnell, organ, Les Corps Glorieux. St James Cathedral, Seattle, USA.

11 May 2024 8pm Barbara Hannigan, soprano  Bertrand Chamayou, piano, Chants de Terre et de Ciel. Teatro di San Carlo, Napoli, Italy.

11 May 2024 11am Momo Kodama, piano performs Le Chocard des Alpes; L'Alouette calandrelle; Le Merle de roche, Le Traquet rieur. Bois de Thouars, Talence, Bordeaux, France.

12 May 2024 9pm Ashley Grote, organ, Night Pipes: Olivier Messiaen Organ Works, L'Apperition de l'Eglise eternelle; Diptyque; L'Ascension.Norwich Cathedral, UK.

13 May 2024 7.30pm Divinity and the Cosmos: A Genderqueer Exploration of Messiaen's Turangalila-Symphonie

Alison Norris, Director. Manhatten School of Music, Neidorff Karpati Hall, New York, USA.

17 May 2024 7.30pm Renato Wiedermann, violin, Joonas Pitkanen, cello, Damien Bachmann,clarinet, Stefka Perifanova, piano, Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Don Bosco, Basel, Switzerland.

19 May 2024 7.30pm Sitkovetsky PIano Trio & Pablo Barragan, clarinet. Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Hamburg International Music Festival, Elbphilharmonie Small Hall, Hamburg, Germany.

 

19 May 2024 Momo Kodama, piano, performs throughout the day at 8am, 11am, 3pm, 6pm and 10pm, Catalogue d'oiseaux. Grand Theatre, Salon Boireau, Talence, Bordeaux, France.

19 May 2024 5.00pm Ensemble 360, Des canyons aux étoiles: Appel interstellaire. Samuel Worth Chapel The Gatehouse, Cemetery Avenue, Sheffield, S11 8NT UK.

 

19 May 2024 11.30 Giorgi Gigashvili, Piano, Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant-Jésus: Le baiser de l'enfant Jésus. Wigmore Hall 36 Wigmore Street, London, W1U 2BP. UK.
 

22 May 2024 13.00 Musicians from the Hallé. Quatuor pour la fin du tempsHallé St Peter's 40 Blossom Street, Ancoats, Manchester, North-West, M4 6BF, UK.

23 May 2024 7.30pm Olivier Messiaen - A Lecture/Workshop  Dr Peter Johnson talks about La Nativite and other works, and with the opportunity to play and discuss Messiaen's organ music. Christ Church, Malvern, UK.

22 May 2024 13.00 Pavel Kolesnikov, Piano,Vingt regards sur l’Enfant-Jésus: Regard de l'étoile, Prélude no. 1: La colombe, Prélude. Wigmore Hall 36 Wigmore Street, London,  W1U 2BP. UK.

 

25 May 2024 8pm Paul Jacobs, organ Livre du Saint Sacrament. Hamburg International Music Festival Elbphilharmonie Great Hall, Hamburg, Germany.

31 May 2024 7.30pm Nicolas Hodges, piano, Vingt Regards sur l'enfant-Jesus. Wigmore Hall, London, UK

2 June 2024 & 95pm Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg, Audi Jugendchor akademie LauschWerk/ Kent Nagano

Anna Prohaska, L'Ange, Johannes Martin Kranzle, Saint Francois, Ioan Hotea, Le Lepreux, Kartal Karagedik, Frere Leon, Davlet Nurgeldiyev, Frere Elie, Alexander Roslavets, Frere Bernard, Saint Francois d'Assise (staged). Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg, Germany.

3 June 2024 20.00 Yuja Wang, piano. Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant-Jésus: Le baiser de l'enfant Jésus, Regard de l'esprit de joie. Palau de la Música: Sala de ConcertsC/ Palau de la Música, 4-6, Barcelona, Catalonia, 08003, Spain

5 June 2024 7.30pm Raphael Wallfisch, cello, Simon Blendis, violin, Emma Johnson, clarinet, John Lenehan, piano. Quartet for the End of Time. Swaledale Festival.St Andrew's Church, Aysgarth, Yorks, UK.

8 June 2024 3.30pm Gweneth Ann Rand, soprano, Simon Lepper, piano, Rachel Jones, artwork, Harawi. Aldeburgh Festival Britten Studio, Snape, Suffolk. UK.

9 June 2024 (11am), 10th & 11th (7pm), Staatskapelle Dresden/Myung-Whun Chung, Pierre-Laurent Aimard,piano, Cynthia Millar, Ondes Martenot. Turangalila Symphonie. Semperoper, Dresden, Germany.

10 June 2024 19.30 Yuja Wang, piano. Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant-Jésus: Le baiser de l'enfant Jésus. Musikverein: Großer SaalMusikvereinsplatz 1, Vienna, 1010, Austria.

10 June 2024 8pm Amelie Bertlwieser, clarinet, Daniele Di Renzo, violin, Se-Eun Hyun, cello, Elia Tagliavia, piano, Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Beethoven House, Bonn, Germany.

12 June 2024 6pm Alexander Mason, organ, La Nativite du Seigneur. Lancing College Chapel, West Sussex, UK.

13 June 2024 11:45am. The Art of Transcription, including the Final movement of Saint François d'Assise in an arrangement for piano, Julian Chan, Leon Chen, Jamie Cochrane, Bruce Fang, Anson Wong, Alvina Yang and Andrew Zhao piano in the David Josefowitz Recital Hall, Royal Academy of Music, London UK.

 

14 June 2024 3pm Gweneth Ann Rand, soprano, Simon Lepper, piano, Rachel Jones, artwork, Poemes pour Mi; Trois melodies. Aldeburgh Festival, Britten Studio, Snape, Suffolk, UK.

14 June 2024 7.30pm RNCM Wind Orchestra/Mark Heron  Joel Banerjee, piano, Oiseaux exotiques. RNCM Concert Hall, Manchester, UK.

16 June 2024 7pm Symphoniker Hamburg/Sylvain Cambreling David Kadouch, piano, Nathalie Forget, ondes Martenot, Turangalila Symphonie. Laeiszhalle, Hamburg, Germany.

17 June 2024 4pm Gweneth Ann Rand, soprano, Allyson Devenish, piano, Nick Pritchard, tenor, Daniel Pioro, violin, Chant de terre et de ciel; La Mort du nombre. Aldeburgh Festival, Britten Studio, Snape, Suffolk, UK.

17 June 2024 7.30pm BBC Singers/Sofi Jeannin, Cinq rechants. Aldeburgh Festival, Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Snape, Suffolk, UK.

17 June 2024 7pm Symphoniker Hamburg/Sylvain Cambreling David Kadouch, piano, Nathalie Forget, ondes Martenot, Turangalila Symphonie. Elbphilharmonie Great Hall, Hamburg, Germany.

20 June 2024 11.00. Rolf Hind, piano. Catalogue d'oiseaux: Le loriot, no.2. Britten Studio, Snape Bridge, Snape, Suffolk IP17 1SP, UK.

22 June 2024 7.30pm BBC Philharmonic/Mark Wigglesworth, Un Sourire. The Bridgewater Hall, Manchester. UK.

22 June 2024 8pm Mark Simpson, clarinet, Juliette Roos, violin, Eliza Millett, cello, Joseph Havlat, piano, Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Smorgaschord Festival, Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, UK

22 June 2024 12.30 Benjamin Alard, Les corps glorieux, for solo organ (Selección), Méditations sur le mystère de la Sainte Trinité: Méditation VII Parroquia de Nuestro SalvadorPlaza del Salvador, Granada, Andalusia, 18010, Spain

23 June 2024 3pm Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra/Myung-Whun Chung  Keigo Mukawa, piano, Takashi Harada, ondes Martenot, Turangalila Symphonie. Bunkamura Orchard Hall, Tokyo, Japan. 


24 June 2024 7pm Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra/Myung-Whun Chung  Keigo Mukawa, piano, Takashi Harada, ondes Martenot, Turangalila Symphonie.Suntory Hall, Tokyo, Japan.

26 June 2024 7pm Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra/Myung-Whun Chung  Keigo Mukawa, piano, Takashi Harada, ondes Martenot, Turangalila Symphonie. Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall, Japan.

27 June 2024 7.30pm Shirley Brill, clarinet, Albrecht Menzel, violin, David Stromberg, cello, Florian Uhlig, Duplex piano. Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Elbphilharmonie: Kleiner Saal, Hamburg, Germany.

28 June 2024 8pm Gregorio Benitez, piano. Catalogue d'oiseaux. Salle Claude-Leveillee - Place des Arts, Montreal, Canada.

30 June 2024 4pm Copland House Ensemble, Quartet for the End of Time. Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase College State University of New York, NYC USA.

9 July 2024 7pm Hai-Xin Wu, violin, Abraham Feder, cello, Jack Walters, clarinet, Zhihua Tang, piano. Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Genesis of Ann Arbor, MI 48104, United States.

10 July 2024 Alfonso Gomez, piano. Petites esquisses d´Oiseaux. Freiburg University of Music. Freiburg, Germany.

12 July 2024 19.30 South Cotswold Big Sing Group, O sacrum convivium. Choristers of Gloucester Cathedral, Gloucester Cathedral GloucesterUnited Kingdom.
 

14 July 2024 3pm Delphine Trio and Maja Horvat, violin, Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Buxton International Festival, St John's Church, Buxton, UK.

14 July 2024 3pm James Campbell, clarinet and Gryphon Trio, Quartet for the End of Time. St John's Elora, Wellington, ON Canada.

18 July 2024 7.30pm. Jan Lisiecki, piano. Prélude no. 1: La colombe, Prélude no. 2: Chant d'extase dans un paysage triste, Prélude no. 3: Le nombre léger. Wigmore Hall36 Wigmore Street, London, W1U 2BP. UK.

18 July 2024 8pm Michael Rusinek, clarinet, Bing Wang, violin, Darrett Adkins, cello, Robert Spano, piano, Quartet for the End of Time. Aspen Music Festival, Harris Concert Hall, Aspen, CO, USA.

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26E EDITION DU FESTIVAL MESSIAEN AU PAYS DE LA MEIJE :
YVONNE LORIOD À L’HONNEUR
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In 2024, the Messiaen Festival in Pays de la Meije will highlight a more confidential aspect of Yvonne Loriod's career, that of a composer. Full programme details available from April 11th here.

20 July 2024 - 6:00 p.m. Momo Kodama, piano Catalogue d'oiseaux (excerpts) La Rousserolle effarvatte, L’Alouette calandrelle, La Bouscarle, Le Merle de roche, La Buse variable, Le Courlis cendré. Church of Saint-Théoffrey, Petichet, France.

21 July 2024 9.00pm Roger Muraro, piano, Florent Boffard, piano, Trois pièces pour deux pianos 1. La Martelée
2. Gamelhang 3. La Murmurée (World Premiere)
Yvonne Loriod. Visions de l’Amen. Eglise de La Grave, France.

22 July 2024 5.00pm Laura Holm, soprano, Jonas Vitaud, piano, Harawi, extraits : 1. La Ville qui dormait 4. Doundou Tchil, 12. Dans le noir. Vingt Regards sur l’Enfant-Jésus, extrait : Regard du silence. Eglise de La Grave, France.

22 July 2024 9.00pm CRÉATIONS YVONNE LORIOD. Ensemble TM+ Angèle Chemin, soprano, Julien Le Pape, piano, Nathalie Forget, ondes Martenot, Florent Jodelet, percussions, Anne-Cécile Cuniot, flûte. Grains de Cendre, Trois Mélopées africaines (World Premiere)Yvonne LoriodHuit Préludes pour piano, extraits : La colombe, Chant d’extase dans un paysage triste. Le Merle Noir, Vocalise-Étude. Eglise de La Grave,France.

24 July 2024 5.00pm Aline Piboule, piano. Pièce pour le Tombeau de Paul Dukas, Prélude, Cloches d’angoisse et larmes d’adieu. Eglise de La Grave, France.

25 July 2024 5.00pm Spirito de Nicole Corti , O Sacrum Convivium. Église de Saint-Chaffrey, France.

26 July 2024 5.00pm Orlando Bass, piano, La Fauvette des jardinsEglise de La Grave,France.

27 July 2024 9.00pm Jean-François Heisser, piano, Petites esquisses d’oiseaux.Eglise de La Grave,France.

28July 2024 9.00pm François-Frédéric Guy, piano, Regard du Père, Noël, Regard du Fils sur le Fils, extrait des Vingt Regards sur l’Enfant-Jésus. Eglise de La Grave,France.

30 July 2024 7.30pm BBC Proms, BBC Philharmonic/Nicholas Collon  Steven Osborne, piano Cynthia Millar, ondes Martenot, Turangalila Symphonie. Royal Albert Hall, London, UK.

30 July 2024 21.30pm Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano, Catalogue d'oiseaux: Le Merle bleu. no.3Rector's PalacePred dvorom 3, Dubrovnik, Dalmatia, 20 000, Croatia.

31 July 2024 11.00 Michael BarenboimViolin, Julien QuentinPiano, Theme et Variations. Eglise de VerbierVerbier, Valais, 1936, Switzerland.


8 & 10 August 2024 4pm Orli Shaham, violin, Per Rostad, cello, Dimitri Atapine David Finckel Sihao He, clarinet, Jose Franch-Ballester, piano,Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Stent Family Hall, Atherton CA, USA.

25 August 2024 3pm Juditha Haeberlin, violin, Udo Grimm, clarinet, Ralf-Andreas Sturzinger, cello, Franck-Thomas Link, piano, Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial, Hamburg, Germany.

28 August 2024 8pm Festival Ravel, Barbara Hannigan, soprano, Bertrand Chamayou, piano,  Chants de terre et de ciel. Urrugne, Church of Saint Vincent, France.

1 September 2024 5pm Tom Bell, organ, Livre du Saint Sacrament, St Edmundsbury Cathedral, St Edmundsbury, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, UK.

5 September 2024 7pm Kristian Chong, piano and Friends, Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Primrose Potter Salon, Melbourne, Australia.

8 September 2024 6pm Juditha Haeberlin, violin, Udo Grimm, clarinet, Ralf-Andreas Sturzinger, cello, Franck-Thomas Link, piano, Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Neuengamme Concentration Camp  Memorial, Hamburg, Germany.

14 September 2024 7.30pm Neue Musik Ensemble Aachen - Regina Pastuszyk, clarinet, Po-Fan Chen, violin, Cornelia Briese, cello, Theo Pauss, piano, Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Engelbert-Humperdinck Musikschule, Sieburg, Germany.

14 September 2024 9am, 4.30pm, 8pm Costanza Principe, piano, Catalogue d'oiseaux. Settembre Musica, Rotunda Della Besana, Milan, Italy.

16 September 2024 6pm Katrien Baerts, soprano, Costanza Principe, piano, Harawi. Settembre Musica, Auditorium Grattacielo Intesa Sanpaolo, Milan, Italy.

17 September 2024 7.30pm Jonny Greenwood, ondes Martenot, Daniel Pioro, violin, Katherine Tinker, piano, Vocalise-etude; Louange a l'immortalite de Jesus from Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Wigmore Hall, London, UK.

17 September 2024 8pm Karajan Acadmie der Berliner Philharmoniker/Sir Simon Rattle  Kirill Gerstein, piano, Stefan Dohr, horn, Des Canyons aux etoiles....Berlin Festival, Philharmonie, Berlin, Germany.

19-20 September 2024 7.30pm Gewandhausorchester/Tugan Sokhiev, Les Offrandes oubliees. Gewandhaus, Leipzig, Germany.

18 September 2024 7.30pm Stefan Latzko, violin, Maximilian Krome, clarinet, Raphael Zinner, cello, Artem Yasynskyy, piano, Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Kammer-Philharmonie, Gesamtschule, Bremen, Germany.

19 September 2024 7.30pm Stefan Latzko, violin, Maximilian Krome, clarinet, Raphael Zinner, cello, Artem Yasynskyy, piano, Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Lucia-Schafer-Saal, Rotenburg, Germany. 

20 September 2024 8.00 pm Stefan Latzko, violin, Maximilian Krome, clarinet, Raphael Zinner, cello, Artem Yasynskyy, piano, Quatuor pour la fin du temps. KulturBuhne, Blassum, Germany.

21 September 2024 7.00 pm Stefan Latzko, violin, Maximilian Krome, clarinet, Raphael Zinner, cello, Artem Yasynskyy, piano, Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Buthmanns Hof, Fischerhade, Germany.

27 September 2024 8.00 American Modern Opera Company, Harawi, Zellerbach Hall, Berkeley, CA, USA.

1 October 2024 7.30pm Julie Bullock, soprano, Conor Hanick, piano, Bobbi Jene Smith and Or Schreiber, choreographer/dancers, Zack Winakur, director, Harawi. The Wallis, Beverly Hills, CA, USA.

 

6 October 2024 12 noon Reinis Zarins, piano, Vingt Regards sur l'enfant-Jesus. Kings Place, Hall One, London  London Piano Festival. Pre-concert Talk on the work in Hall Two at 11am by Stephen Johnson.

17 October 2024 19.30 Dudok Quartet Amsterdam, Oraison (arr. Dudok Quartet), Guildhall School of Music & Drama: Milton Court Concert HallSilk Street, Barbican, London, Greater London, UK.

6-7 November 2024 Orchestre de Paris/Klaus Makela, L'Ascension. Philharmonie, Paris, France.

14 November 2024 7pm and November 16th, 2024 3pm Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra/Ryan Bancroft. Les Offrandes oubliees. Konserthuset, Stockholm, Sweden.

17 November 2024 6pm Juditha Haeberlin, violin, Udo Grimm, clarinet, Ralf-Andreas Sturzinger, cello, Franck -Thomas Link, piano, Quatuor pour la fin du temps. The clinker brick factory of the former Neuengamme Concentration Camp Memorial, Hamburg, Germany.

21 November 2024  8pm Orchestre National de France/Philippe Jordan, Les Offrandes oubliees. Auditorium Radio France, Paris, France.

 

22-26 October 2024 the 4th edition of the International Olivier Messiaen Competition! Auditorium-Orchestre national de Lyon, France. Details here.

27 November 2024 6pm uditha Haeberlin, violin, Udo Grimm, clarinet, Ralf-Andreas Sturzinger, cello, Franck -Thomas Link, piano, Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Hall 424, Hamburg, Germany.

 

28 November 2024 8pm Barbara Hannigan, soprano, Bertrand Chamayou, piano, Chants de terre et de ciel. Koerner Hall, The Royal Conservatory, Toronto, Canada.

3 December 2024 20.15 Janine JansenViolin, Denis KozhukhinPiano, Theme et Variations. oncertgebouw: Main Hall Concertgebouwplein 10, Amsterdam, North Holland, 1071 LN, Netherlands.

3 December 2024 20.15 Anna ProhaskaSoprano, Julius DrakePiano, Harawi - chant d'amour et de mort: Bonjour toi, colombe verte. Recital Hall Concertgebouwplein 10, Amsterdam, North Holland, 1071 LN, Netherlands.

​12 December 2024  19.30 BBC Philharmonic, Ludovic Morlot Conductor, Martin Owen French horn, Steven Osborne Piano.

Des canyons aux étoiles...Bridgewater HallManchester, North-West, M2 3WS, United Kingdom.

15 December 2024 The Sydney Youth Orchestra/Stanley Dodds  soli tba, Turangalila Symphonie. Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Sydney, Australia.

 

17 December 2024 6.30pm Piers Maxim, organ, La Nativite du Seigneur. Great Malvern Priory, UK


22 December 2024 3pm Gerard Brooks, organ, La Nativite du Seigneur. Methodist Central Hall, Westminster, London, UK.

2025

2025

8 January 2025 8.15pm Pavel Kolesnikov and Samson Tsoy, pianos, Visions de l'Amen. Muziekgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands.


12 January 2025 11am and 13 January 8pm Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg/Kent Nagano  Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano, Couleurs de la cite celeste.  Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg, Germany.

15 - 16 January 2025 7pm Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra/Nicholas Collon  Steven Osborne, piano, Cynthia Millar, ondes Martenot. Turangalila Symphonie. Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall, Helsinki, Finland.

16 January 2025 (8.15pm) & 19 January (2.15pm), Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra/Simone Young,  L'Ascension. Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Netherlands.


18 January 2025 8pm Barbara Hannigan, soprano, Bertrand Chamayou, piano, Chants de Terre et de Ciel. Cite de la Musique, Paris, France.

21 January 2025 7.30pm Gryphon Trio with James Campbell, clarinet. Quartet for the End of Time. Stude Concert Hall, Brockman Music and Performing Center, Houston, Texas, USA.

 

26 January 2025 11am Hamburg Symphony Orchestra/Gergely Madras  Magdalena Kozena, soprano. Poemes pour Mi. Laeiszhalle, Hamburg, Germany.

2 February 2025 11.00 Raphaëlle Moreau Violin, Raphaël Sévère Clarinet, Edgar Moreau Cello, David Kadouch Piano, Quartet for the End of TimeThéâtre des Champs-Élysées15 avenue Montaigne, Paris, Île-de-France, 75008, France

7 February 2025 8pm Belgian National Orchestra/Fabien Gabel, Les Offrandes oubliees. Henry Le Boeuf Hall, Brussels, Belgium.

7 February 2025 7pm Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra/Hannu Lintu  Paavali Jumpanen, piano, Oiseaux exotiques. Helsinki Music Centre, Concert Hall, Finland.

13 February 15 and 18 2025 7.30pm New York Philharmonic Orchestra/Karina Canellakis, Les Offrandes oubliees. David Geffen Hall, New York, USA.

29 March 2025 7.30pm Pierre-Laurent Aimard and Tamara Stefanovich, pianos, Visions de l'Amen. Mendelssohn-Saal, Gewandhaus, Leipzig, Germany.

5 April 2025 15.00 Janine Jansen Violin, Denis Kozhukhin Piano, Theme et Variations pour violin et piano, Konserthuset Stockholm: Stora SalenHötorget 8, Stockholm, 10387, Sweden.

7 April 2025 20.00 Janine Jansen Violin, Denis Kozhukhin Piano, Theme et Variations pour violin et piano,Philharmonie de Paris: Grande salle Pierre Boulez221 Avenue Jean Jaurès, Paris, Île-de-France, 75019, France

3 May 2025 8.15pm Sharon Kam, clarinet and Sitkovetsky Trio, Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Concertgebouw: Recital Hall, Amsterdam, Netherlands.


14 - 15 May 2025 19:30 Suisse Romande Orchestra, Bertrand de Billy conductor, Kit Armstrong, piano, Cécile Lartigau, ondes Martenot, Turangalila Symphonie. Victoria Hall, Geneva, Switzerland.

16 May 2025 8pm Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France/Sir George Benjamin, Chronochromie; Et exspecto resurrectionem  mortuorum. Philharmonie, Paris, France.

16 May 2025 6pm Orchestra National Capitole Toulouse/Tarmo Peltokoski, Le Tombeau resplendissant. Halle aux Grains, Toulouse, France.

27 May 2025 20.15 Members of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Julie Moulin, Flute. Le Merle Noir. Concertgebouw: Recital HallAmsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands.

1 June 2025 (11am) & 2nd (8pm)  Wuppertal Sinfonieorchester/Patrick Hahn  Joonas Ahonen, piano, Thomas Bloch, ondes Martenot, Turangalila Symphonie. Stadthalle, Wuppertal, Germany.

5 June 2025 18.30 Ji-Yoon Park Violin, Lilian Harismendy Clarinet, Éric Levionnois Cello, Catherine Cournot, Piano, Quatuor pour la fin du temps. Bibliothèque nationale de FranceQuai François Mauriac, 75706 Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France.

7 June 2025 20.00 Jan Lisiecki Piano, Prélude no. 1: La colombe, Prélude no. 2: Chant d'extase dans un paysage triste, Prélude no. 3: Le nombre léger. Théâtre des Champs-Élysées15 avenue Montaigne, Paris, Île-de-France, 75008, France.

18 June 2025 (7.30pm), 19th (7pm), 202th (7.30pm), Tonhalle Orchester Zurich/Franz Welser-Most Hendrik Heilmann, piano, Septe Haikai. Grosse Tonhalle, Zurich, Switzerland.

Tonhalle Orchester Zurich/Franz Welser-Most Hendrik Heilmann, piano

22 June 2025 11am Hamburg Symphony Orchestra/Sylvain Cambreling, Les Offrandes oubliees; L'Ascension (excerpts). Laeiszhalle, Hamburg, Germany.

29 June 2025 7pm Symphoniker Hamburg/Sylvain Cambreling, Joonas Ahonen, piano. Des Canyons aux etoiles....Laeiszhalle, Hamburg,Germany.

CD Releases

CDRelease
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The Seattle Symphony releases Des canyons aux étoiles… (“From the Canyons to the Stars…”), which takes inspiration from the rock spires, birdsong and night sky of Utah’s national parks. With Conductor Emeritus Ludovic Morlot at the podium and guest artist Steven Osborne on piano, the Symphony presents Messiaen’s starry-eyed journey through nature and the divine. Two concerts of the entire 110-minute-long work were recorded in the stunning acoustics of Benaroya Hall. Catalog Number: SSM1028

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In their first release on harmonia mundi, Gustavo Gimeno and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra offer us a dazzling reading of the Turangalîla-Symphonie. Equally attentive to architecture and to detail, they glorify the rich and refined orchestration of the French composer’s vast hymn to love, always on the lookout for unprecedented sonic alchemies. A unique musical and sensory experience!

Marc-André Hamelan, piano Nathalie Forget, Ondes Martenot.

HMM905336, February 2024

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Soprano Barbara Hannigan and pianist Bertrand Chamayou unite to record the  two major song cycles from the 1930's. Poèmes pour Mi are inspired by the precious relationship of Messiaen and “Mi” - the nickname of his first wife; violinist and composer Claire Delbos. Chants de terre et de ciel also emerges from Messiaen's marriage to Delbos, written just after the birth of their son, Pascal. Hannigan and Chamayou delve into the composer's complex language to reveal a natural and flowing music, whose roots extend from the earth upwards to a shimmering realm. As a final work on the album, Hannigan and Chamayou included a rarely performed "scena" of Messiaen: La Mort du nombre (1930) is a dialogue between two souls, in which they are joined by the Canadian tenor Charles Sy and the Norwegian violinist Vilde Frang.
Release Date: 24th May 2024

Catalogue No: ALPHA1033

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Groundbreaking New Release of Messiaen's Monumental Masterpiece

New recording of Olivier Messiaen's monumental masterpiece for piano, Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant- Jésus, was released on the composer's birthday, 10 December 2023, brilliantly interpreted by the Danish-Swedish pianist Morten Heide.

The release includes a well-written and beautifully illustrated 64-page booklet with insightful information about Messiaen and a comprehensive listening guide, crafted with both laypeople and musicians in mind, making this release truly unique.

The album, includes a detailed booklet, and will be available both as a CD and 
digital format. Gateway Music is responsible for the physical distribution.

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Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant Jésus

Telos, DDD, 2022

Release date: 4.10.2023

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La Nativité du Seigneur
Mark Steinbach - organ

Mark Steinbach
(Cavaille-Coll-Orgel Eglise Saint-Francois de Sales, Lyon)

Label: Aeolus, DDD, 2022

Bestellnummer: 11605848

Release date 3.11.2023

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Quatuor Pour La Fin Du Temps, Murail, Stalag VIIIa :

Het Collectief

ALPHA 1048

Release date: 23 Nov 2023

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Souvenirs D'Oiseaux
Roderick Chadwick - piano

​Roderick Chadwick has recorded the second volume in a series which presents Messiaen’s Catalogue d’Oiseaux coupled with works which are linked either in style or subject matter. This follows the well-received issue of the first volume, entitled ‘La Mer Bleue ’which included Book 1 of the Catalogue. This double album is a continuation of Chadwick's journey through Messiaen's Catalogue d'oiseaux, the latest issue featuring Books 2 through 5, including the cycle's great centrepiece 'La rousserolle effarvatte' (The Reed Warbler), which evokes the sights and sounds of the Sologne region across a full day's span.

Release Date: 14th Apr 2023. Catalogue No: DDA21240. Label: Divine Art

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Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant Jésus.
Kristoffer Hyldig - piano

KRISTOFFER HYLDIG is one of Denmark‘s leading pianists, recognized for his musicality and highly personal, sensitive approach. Known for his versatility, he is in demand as a soloist, as well as chamber musician and lied accompanist. He is a founding member of Messiaen Quartet Copenhagen, where his work comprises artistic programming as well as closely working with composers, commissioning, and premiering pieces. Recorded in Vor Frelser’s Church, Copenhagen during one of the most severe periods during the lock down by producer, recording & balance engineer extraordinaire, Preben Iwan. The album is recorded in the immersive DXD format. Our Recordings, 6.220.677-78. Release date: April 2023

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Des canyons aux étoiles... Utah Symphony

Thierry Fischer

Jasin Hardink, piano

Stefan Dohr, horn

Keith Carrick, xylorimba

Eric Hopkins, glockenspiel

Hyperion Recording June 2022
Abravanel Hall, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Release date: April 2023

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HARAWI
Marie Kobayasi, mezzo-soprano
Fuminori Tanada, piano 

Recorded 09/2022
Maguelone- MAG 358-443

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The Complete Organ Works. 
Recorded at the Cathedral of Toul to celebrate its 800th anniversary. The organist Pascal Vigneron is the mastermind behind a complete disc of Messiaen's organ scores recorded at the Cathedral of Toul. This project is special because it brings together students from music education institutions who have shared the different pieces. 
Forlane - FOR_816897.

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New Release of the Complete Messiaen Organ Works  including a previously unpublished and unrecorded transcription 'Vie pour Dieu des Ressuscités', by organist Jon Gillock. see more here.

RAVEN compact Discs

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Oiseaux exotiques . 
Francesco Piemontesi (piano),
Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and
Jonathan Nott  
Pentatone - PTC 5186949.

Details here.

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Harawi

Chant d’amour et de mort

The Song Company

Amy Moore (soprano)Antony Pitts (piano)

Hyperion Records 1EMCDA

Details here.

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Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant Jesus . 
Alfonso Gómez (piano) 
Kairos - 0015081KAI.

Details here.

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Quatuor pour la fin du temps
(Louange à l'éternité de Jésus)
 
Fabien CHOURAKI (saxophone)
Olivier DEKEISTER
 (organ)  
Visage- FR-95U

Details here.

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Trois petites Liturgies de la Présence Divine

Mädchenkantorei am Freiburg Münster
Martina van Lengerich (Director) 
Motette-Psallite - MOT DCD 15025

The girls' choir at the Freiburg Minster under the direction of Martina van Lengerich present works by JS Bach, O. Messiaen, WA Mozart, F. Mendelssohn, D. Bartolucci and KA Arnesen.

Raschèr Saxophone Quartet.  Alfonso Goméz (piano)

Fabienne Martin (Ondes Martenot)
More information here

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Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant Jesus . 
Pi-Hsien Chen (piano) 
Aldila - DDD, 2005.

Release date: 19th February 2021

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Songs for the End of Time Vol.1. 

An intriguing take on Messiaen's famous Quartet made here into a quintet.
Ben Russell (violin, voice) Brandon Ridenour (tumpet, voice) Yoonah Kim (clarinet, voice) Hamilton Berry (cello, voice) Greg Chudzik (bass, voice
Available from Bandcamp

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Catalogue d'Oiseaux. László Borbély (Piano)

Messiaen often chooses 'impalpable' as a performance direction. It is no accident; in his works we enter the visible and tangible transcendent through the intangibility of the invisible. We are faced here with something which is seemingly incompatible with our existence. MRC2004 Released 05/08/2020 From My Reel Club.

see video preview here.

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Turangalîla Symphonie. Tamara Stefanovich (piano) Thomas Bloch (ondes Martenot)
Nationaltheater-Orchester Mannheim, Alexander Soddy (conductor). 
Oehms : OC472 Release date: 18th September 2020

Katharine Dain and Sam Armstrong - Regar

Poèmes pour Mi plus works by Saariaho, Dutilleux, Debussy and Delbos. Katherine Dain (soprano) and Sam Armstrong (piano)

The majority of the program on this disc is written during a period on which the particular composer was facing daring circumstances. Like these two musicians were during the production of Regards sur l’Infini. ‘Views on the eternity’, having an outlook on the relief is an ever-present element on this album. Not able to pinpoint when a certain stressful era will end provoked us. We’ve consequently tried to relieve ourselves with a severe focus on our fascination about creating music. Just what the composers on this album did. And then, when it’s brought so heroic, resonant and immensely prepared and aware this duo does, music gives real freedom to the spirit.

7 Mountain Records 7MNTN-024 (release November '20)

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Quartet for the end of Time and Toru Takemitsu: Kathlein II.

Jose Luis Luis Esteresu (Clarinet) Aizol Ituriaga Goitia (violin) David Apelianis (cello) Albert Rosado (piano). IBS Classical No.IBS72020. Releas date:09 July 2020

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La Nativite Du Seigneur:

Michael Frith, Organ of Brentwood Cathedral. Herald label HAVPCD414. Release date: 23rd October 2020

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Divine Art Recordings is delighted to announce a new album of piano music from English pianist Roderick Chadwick. Alongside the first book from Messiaen’s Catalogue d’Oiseaux are works by Karol Szymanowski and David Gorton.

Olivier Messiaen’s Catalogue d’oiseaux for solo piano evokes the sights and sounds of the French landscape, exploring time and memory across its two and a half-hour span. The diversity of Messiaen’s imagination can be heard in the progression from the sharp, solitary cries of the alpine chough to the fanfares of the golden oriole and harmonious, sapphire-blue sea along the Roussillon coast, where the headlands (in the composer’s words) ‘stretch into the sea like crocodiles’. Release date October 2020.DDA25209

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A rare recording has come to light by British conductor Reginald Goodall performing L'Ascension with the Royal Opera House Orchestra Covent Garden in 1961. Full details can be found on the Pristine Classical web site here.

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Preludes, La Fauvette Des Jardins, La Dame De Shalott: Haruka Miyazaki (Piano)

Release date 10 November 2019

299Music HMV Japan here

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Harawi. Sarah Maria Sun (soprano), Stefka Perifanova (piano)Label: Mode Cat No: MODLP310

Format: LP Number of Discs: 2 Expected Release Date: 10th January 2020Includes 12-page book with complete lyrics plus extensive text on Harawi by Siglind Brun, including copious illustrations and musical examples. NB: there is no CD format release.

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THE COMPLETE VÉGA RECORDINGS 1956-1963 BY Yvonne Loriod   
Works by Mozart, Liszt, Chopin, Schumann, Aleniz, deFalla  Berg, Webern, Schoenberg, 
Henze, Boulez, Barraqué, Stravinsky and Messiaen. 
13 CDs album. Decca UPC 00028948170692

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Charles Chaynes - Piano Concerto (1967 World Premier)
Yvonne Loriod with the ORTF Chamber Orchestra
Radio broadcast, France. Kipepeo Publishing. ASIN: B06Y286DZ7

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First recording of Les Fauvettes de l'Hérault - Concert des garrigues (reconstructed by Roger Muraro - see below) Harmonia Mundi - HMM905304 together with Debussy's Études as part of the Debussy Centenary Edition.

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Renowned French pianist Pierre-Laurent Aimard kicks off his exclusive engagement to PENTATONE with a recording of Olivier Messiaen’s Catalogue d’Oiseaux (1956-1958). The pianist had intimate ties to the composer himself and his wife, Yvonne Loriod, for whom Messiaen wrote the Catalogue. This is a truly pioneering and groundbreaking recording of Messiaen's masterpiece. Pierre-Laurent brings extraordinary naturalism to the music and his sonic painting takes the playing to another level of virtuosity. An incredible achievement. The luxurious CD box set contains an accompanying bonus DVD, on which Aimard shares his vast knowledge of and love for Messiaen’s work from behind the piano. PENTATONE PTC 5186 670

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Jean-Rodolphe Kars performsVingt Regards sur l’Enfant Jésus. Recorded live by Dutch radio at a concert in the Kleine Zaal of the Amsterdam Concertgebouw on 30 April 1976

There have been many Messiaen pianists of note to perform and record his music during the last half-century, not least thanks to the composer’s generosity as a teacher of both the technical and spiritual aspects of his music, which go hand in hand as they do for very few others. Save for Messiaen’s second wife Yvonne Loriod, however, none of those pianists can claim so direct and profound an understanding of the composer and his music as Jean-Rodolphe Kars. This makes the present issue of a hitherto unreleased recording of the Vingt Regards all the more significant:.

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Olivier Messiaen Organ Works
Willem Tanke
One can not be grateful enough for the way one of the greatest composers of the 20th century contributed to the organ tradition. 
This
playlist is a work in progress, i.e. it will include Messiaen's complete organ works in due time, also for educational purposes. 
Visit Willem's
Official site for more interesting projects on Messiaen's organ works including 'Olivier Messiaen and the Cave of Forgotten Sounds' 
This project presents movements of Livre du Saint Sacrement interspersed wth responses and improvisations by Willem one of which is a tribute to Claire Delbos: 
In Memoriam Claire Delbos.

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