Messiaen, Ligeti, Xenakis & Birtwistle

Performances by the London Sinfonietta and cellist Oliver Coates of works by Oliver Messiaen, Gyorg Ligeti, Iannis Xenakis and Harrison Birtwistle recorded in 2012 for BBC Four’s The Sound and the Fury: A Century of Music.

Performances include the 1st and 5th Movements of Oliver Messiaen’s ‘Quartet for the End of Time’, the 1st Movement of Gyorg Ligeti’s ‘Chamber Concerto’, Oliver Coates performing Iannis Xenakis’s ‘Kottos’ plus ‘Antistrophe’ and ‘Strasimon’ from Harrison Birtwistle’s ‘Trageodea’.

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Tue 19 Feb 2013 22:00
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BBC Four Modern Classical Music Collection

BBC Four Modern Classical Music Collection
This programme is part of a collection of programmes featuring trailblazing 20th Century classical music composers.

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Role Contributor
PresenterTom Service
DirectorIan MacMillan
ProducerAleid Channing
Executive ProducerRoy Ackerman

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