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In my end is my beginning | The Oriole Quartet

When
Saturday June 23, 2018 at 7:30 pm
Where
St Paul's Church, Clifton, Bristol
Tickets
£12, £5 students
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  1. Field notes - Allan Gordon Bell
  2. 4'33'' - John Cage
  3. Quatuor pour la fin du temps, 'Quartet for the end of time' - Olivier Messiaen

A fusion of spellbinding contemporary sounds from one of the UK’s most exciting new instrumental ensembles.

At the heart of the programme is Messiaen’s visionary Quartet for the end of time, a dramatic exploration of the relationship between calmness and complexity, and a compelling expression of his deeply held catholic faith, written while he was a prisoner in a German concentration camp.

Messiaen’s masterpiece is paired with music inspired by the sounds and rhythms of the world around us in Juno-award-winning composer Allan Gordon Bell’s Field notes, which will be interspersed with extracts from T S Eliot’s Four Quartets, and John Cage’s iconic 4’33”, an invitation to hear the sounds that no one notices, and challenging us to consider whether silence can ever truly exist.


Venue
St Paul's Church
St Paul's Road
Clifton, Bristol
Bristol
BS8 2EG
England
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