Southwark Crown Court 6.00pm 15th February 2017 Tickets £25 including Drinks Reception
Quatuor pour la fin du temps
Fauré - Piano Trio op.120
Hendrick Pienaad Hofmeyr - Canto Notturno
The Quartet for the End of Time was written by Messiaen in the Stalag VIIIA prisoner of war camp in Görlitz aided by a guard who provided manuscript paper and a place to work. It was premiered in the camp on 15th of January 1941 by Messiaen and three fellow prisoners on instruments including a cello obtained with contributions from prisoners. The piece was inspired by the Book of Revelation.
The proceeds of the concert will go to support Music in Prisons and Citizens Advice.
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