BBC Symphony Orchestra
19 Márta 2014, Barbican, London
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09:02 Dé Céadaoin 19 Márta 2014 An chéad imeacht eile

BBC SO 2013-14 Season Messiaen Éclairs sur l’Au-delà …

BBC Symphony Orchestra
Messiaen Éclairs sur l’Au-delà …
Dé Céadaoin 19 Márta 2014 Concert Hall
Messiaen Éclairs sur l’Au-delà …
Messiaen Éclairs sur l’Au-delà …

Programme

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Concert Information

This promises to be a night of the sublime and the numinous, in which Messiaen’s visionary epic is prefaced with Mozart’s inimitable double concerto for violin and viola, featuring two of Europe’s leading young string players. The BBC Symphony Orchestra will be joined by students from the Royal Academy of Music for the performance of Messaien’s Éclairs sur l’Au-delà... or ‘Illuminations on the Beyond’. Scored for vast orchestral forces, this was Messaien's final completed work. Months before his death he spoke of its inspiration - ‘I imagined myself in front of a curtain, in darkness, apprehensive about what lay beyond: Resurrection, Eternity, the other life.’

BBC SO Plus Intro
6.00pm Fountain Room
An introduction to tonight’s concert.
Admission free to ticket-holders for the evening concert. Limited capacity - please arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Part of the BBC Symphony Orchestra’s French series supported by Diaphonique, the Franco-British contemporary music fund.

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