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Haydn & Messiaen

Date/Time
07/11/18
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Location
Studzinski Recital Hall
12 Campus Road S
Brunswick, ME 04011
United States

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Olivier Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time represents a triumph of faith and creativity in the face of an uncertain future. When Messiaen, conscripted in the French army during World War II, was captured by the German forces and sent to the Stalag 8A prisoner-of-war camp outside Görlitz, he stowed a precious folder of beloved sketches close to his chest. These cherished materials, strung together with phrases from the Book of Revelation, inspired his masterpiece, which he and his fellow prisoners managed to premiere while in captivity.

JOSEPH HAYDN
Piano Trio in C Major Hob XV:27
Julian Martin, piano • Robin Scott, violin • Julia Lichten, cello

Intermission

OLIVIER MESSIAEN
Quatuor pour la fin du temps
Ayano Ninomiya, violin • Amir Eldan, cello • Derek Bermel, clarinet • Pei-Shan Lee, piano

Please join us following the performance for a reception at The Brunswick Inn.

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