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Date

August 2, 2020 6:00PM

Location

NM Museum of Art

Name

Wagner & Messiaen

Description

James Gaffigan leads a chamber orchestra in Takemitsu’s mesmerizing early-1980s work Rain Coming and Wagner’s iconic Siegfried Idyll (scored for 13 players), which the composer wrote as a birthday gift to his second wife, Cosima, following the birth of their son, Siegfried. The program also includes Messiaen’s transcendent Quartet for the End of Time, written during World War II (while the composer was being held in captivity) and performed here by pianist Gilles Vonsattel, violinist Leila Josefowicz (in her Festival debut), cellist Peter Wiley, and clarinetist Ricardo Morales.

Takemitsu Rain Coming for Chamber Orchestra

Wagner Siegfried Idyll for 13 Players

Messiaen Quatuor pour la fin du temps (Quartet for the End of Time)

James Gaffigan, Nicolas Namoradze, Gilles Vonsattel, Leila Josefowicz, Camilla Kjøll, Amy Oshiro, L. P. How, Eric Kim, Peter Wiley, Leigh Mesh, Tara Helen O’Connor, Todd Levy, Ricardo Morales, Christopher Millard, Jennifer Montone, Gregory Flint, Christopher Stingle, Mark Fisher, Gregory Zuber

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