Thursday, October 23, 2008

Musicological And Pianistic Reminders For A Great Nation's Capital

Friday, October 24, 2008

7:30 pm La Maison Française, Washington, D.C.

Alexandre Tharaud, piano

Preludes by CHOPIN and RAVEL's Miroirs



Saturday, October 25, 2008

6:15 p.m. - Whittall Pavilion
Preconcert presentation (no tickets/reservations required)

"Messiaen in War and Peace: From Vingt Regards to Harawi and the Tristan trilogy" Dr. Peter Hill, University of Sheffield and editor of the The Messiaen Companion


8:00 p.m. - Coolidge Auditorium
Messiaen Centenary
Christopher Taylor, piano

MESSIAEN: Vingt Regards sur l'Enfant Jésus

Free tickets will almost assuredly be available at the door on the night of the concert.

This ancient Baobab tree in the Réserve de Bandia, Sénégal, forms a living mausoleum for the remains of famed local Griots.

Photo credit: Wikipedia. With thanks.


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