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Pixels Ensemble: Quartet for the End of Time

Pixels Ensemble: Quartet for the End of Time
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11 Nov 2017 7:30pm - 9:30pm

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Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall

University of Leeds School of Music, Cavendish Road, Leeds, LS2 9JT

Mark Simpson (clarinet) Thelma Handy (violin) Jonathan Aasgaard (cello) Simone Rebello (percussion) Ian Buckle (piano)

Arvo Pärt – Spiegel im Spiegel, for violin and piano
Toru Takemitsu – Rain Tree Sketch II (in memoriam Olivier Messiaen), for piano
Louis Andriessen – Woodpecker, for percussion
Georges Lentz – Nguurraa
Olivier Messiaen – Quartet for the End of Time, for clarinet, violin, cello and piano

Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time, written and premiered in Görlitz prisoner-of-war camp in 1941, has achieved iconic status in the chamber music literature. Pixels Ensemble precedes its performance of the piece with a shorter first half of items which reflect on elements in the Messiaen, and on the theme of remembrance.

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Tickets: £15
£13 (advance saver – available until 27 October)
Free – students and under 16s

Wheelchair Access

Please contact concerts@leeds.ac.uk if you require help with access.

The University of Leeds International Concert Series
  • Family friendly
  • Wheelchair access
  • Classical Music
  • Concert
  • Music
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