Off The Cuff: Turangalîla-Symphonie
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Experience one of the most innovative works of the 20th century. The title comes from two Sanskrit words: "turanga" means movement & rhythm, &"Lîla" refers to a cosmic game. Renowned pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet joins Marin Alsop in a discussion & performance of Messiaen’s great masterwork for over 100 musicians, featuring the eerie keyboard ondes Martenot with its otherworldly sci-fi sounds. This 90-minute concert provides more insight into a single work, followed by a question & answer session.