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Pierre-Laurent Aimard concludes his live performances throughout the day of Messiaen's "Catalogue d'Oiseaux" at the Aldeburgh Festival with three more movements: La Chouette hulotte (tawny owl), La Rousserolle effarvatte (reed warbler) and L'Alouette lulu (woodlark). Presented by Tom McKinney.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 19 Jun 2016 23:00

Music Played

  • Messaien

    La Chouette Hulotte

  • Messaien

    L’alouette Lulu

  • Olivier Messiaen

    La Rousserolle Effarvatte

  • Matthew Hindson

    The Rave and the Nightingale

    Performer: Energie Nove Quartet.
  • Esa‐Pekka Salonen

    YTA III (1985)

    Performer: Jan-Erik Gustafsson.
  • George Crumb

    Mundus Canis (A Dog's World) (Five Humoresques)

    Performer: Kristinn H. Arnason. Performer: Petur Gratarsson.


  • Sun 19 Jun 2016 23:00

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Up with the lark

Pictured: Pierre-Laurent Aimard's all-day Messiaen marathon at the Aldeburgh Festival.

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