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Mitsuko Uchida, Musicians from the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Wigmore Hall

Mitsuko Uchida by Richard AvedonExactly what constitutes “the End of Time” in Olivier Messiaen’s extraordinary Quartet for piano, violin, cello and clarinet? Not surely “the end of days” but rather the end of measured time; music unfettered, music of the spheres, music without frontiers. Famously written when Messiaen was “doing time” in a camp for prisoners of war this … [Read More]

Posted on 18/12/2013
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