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Alice Sara Ott performs Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time

Alice Sara Ott assembles friends, all rising stars, to perform Messiaen's ethereal and haunting Quartet for the End of Time, a landmark of 20th-century chamber music.

Today's programme from LSO St Luke's continues the series Alice Sara Ott and Friends. The virtuoso German-Japanese pianist assembles friends, all rising stars on the classical music scene, to perform Messiaen's ethereal and haunting Quartet for the End of Time, a landmark of 20th century chamber music. Alice Sara Ott is joined by Norwegian violinist Mari Samuelsen, Icelandic clarinettist Dimitri Ashkenazy, and Russian cellist Alexey Stadler.

Fiona Talkington (presenter)

MESSIAEN
Quartet for the End of Time

Alice Sara Ott (piano)
Mari Samuelsen (violin)
Dimitri Ashkenazy (clarinet)
Alexey Stadler (cello)

Photo: © Jonas Becker

57 minutes

Music Played

  • Olivier Messiaen

    Quartet for the End of Time

    Performer: Alice Sara Ott. Performer: Mari Samuelsen. Performer: Dimitri Ashkenazy. Performer: Alexey Stadler.
  • Claude Debussy

    Rêverie

    Performer: Alice Sara Ott.
    • DG.

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