Proms 2019
28 Jul 2019, Imperial College Union
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Proms 2019 The Listening Service

The Listening Service
The Listening Service
17:45 Sun 28 Jul 2019 Imperial College Union
In a live edition of The Listening Service, Tom Service responds to Messiaen’s ‘Interstellar Call’ – join us on the launch pad!
In a live edition of The Listening Service, Tom Service responds to Messiaen’s ‘Interstellar Call’ – join us on the launch pad!

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"Messiaen : Des canyons aux étoiles …

Can music be any more epic in its scope than this? Messiaen’s score is rooted in the rust-red rocks and the calling birds of Utah’s Bryce Canyon, but takes aim beyond those bright blue skies to the stars and unknown galaxies beyond.

So responding to Messiaen’s Interstellar Call, in a live edition of “The Listening Service”, Tom Service seeks fellow musical occupants of interplanetary craft for an odyssey through the rocket-fuelled dreams of space and time, to infinity and beyond…

Broadcast on BBC Radio 3 tonight at 19:00

This event was ticketed via BBC Studio Audiences, and registration has now closed.

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