Alice Sara Ott & Friends

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BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert

Fri 24 May 2019 1.00pm - 2.00pm
Jerwood Hall, LSO St Luke's, London

MESSIAEN Quartet for the End of Time

Alice Sara Ott piano
Nemanja Radulović violin
Dimitri Ashkenazy clarinet
Alexey Stadler cello

Tickets: £14 (£12 concessions)
NB Unallocated seating

£0.60 online booking fee, £0.70 telephone booking fee per transaction - click here for more information on booking fees

Part of the BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concerts 2018/19 season multibuy - click here for more information on multibuys

On sale dates:
Online: Friday 2 February 2018 10am
By Phone: Wednesday 21 February 2018 10am
In Person: Wednesday 21 February 2018 10am

Part of 2018/19 Season


Please note that finish times are approximate and subject to change.

Alice Sara Ott continues her series of musical collaborations with Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time, a landmark work of the 20th century.

Written when the composer was a prisoner of war in Germany in 1941, Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time is an astonishing musical statement – ethereal, intricate and questioning, sometimes spare and haunting, sometimes furiously rhythmic. It was written for the instruments Messiaen had available to him at the time – piano, clarinet, violin and cello, brought together in varying combinations – and was inspired by the musicians he lived alongside in the camp, fitting part of Alice Sara Ott's series of BBC Radio 3 Concerts which celebrate the power of making music with others.

Change of programme
Please note that, in a change to some early listings, Andreas Ottensamer is no longer able to perform in this concert.

Broadcast

Recorded for future broadcast on BBC Radio 3

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