BBC Symphony Orchestra Chief Conductor Sakari Oramo conducts a double-bill from 20th-century musical visionary, Olivier Messiaen.
His gargantuan Turangalîla Symphony is a vibrant and colourful celebration of all-consuming love, loosely based on the Tristan and Isolde story. It is preceded here by Messiaen’s four sacred meditations for orchestra, L’Ascension.
Programme & Performers:
Messiaen Turangalîla Symphony
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Sakari Oramo conductor
Steven Osborne piano
Cynthia Millar ondes martenot
24.5.2017 19:30 - 24.5.2017 21:30
Barbican, Silk Street, London EC2