Träume und Alpträume/End of time: Olivier Messiaen
23.09.2017 19.30 h
Saal Etage, Obere Fabrik - Sissach
Busch, Dornbusch, Brotbek, Piante de Vivin


Dear Music friends I am very happy to be part of this great programme with my great colleagues in this very special venue in Sissach! A concert filled with highly expressive music. Music that was written in very hard times. Starting with Leos Janáčeks famous and beautiful ”Fairy tale” for cello and piano. A piece Janacek wrote short after the tragic death of his daughter. The concert will be continued by Quatuor pour la fin du temps, one of the most important works by Olivier Messiaen and also one of the most respected chamber music works in modern times. Messiaen wrote the piece in a terrible situation as a prisoner in a German camp during the second world war. The piece was first premiered by his fellow prisoners 1941 in Görlitz for ca 400 prisoners in the audience. Leos Janáček (1854-1928): Pohádka (Fairy tale) Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992): Quartett für das Ende der Zeit (Quartet for the End of Time) Christine Busch, Violine Karin Dornbusch, Klarinette Conradin Brotbek, Violoncello Paola De Piante Vicin, Klavier Messiaens inspiration from the Bible: Book of Revelation (Rev 10:1–2, 5–7, King James Version): And I saw another mighty angel come down from heaven, clothed with a cloud: and a rainbow was upon his head, and his face was as it were the sun, and his feet as pillars of fire ... and he set his right foot upon the sea, and his left foot on the earth .... And the angel which I saw stand upon the sea and upon the earth lifted up his hand to heaven, and sware by him that liveth for ever and ever … that there should be time no longer: But in the days of the voice of the seventh angel, when he shall begin to sound, the mystery of God should be finished ... Contact and information: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it warm regards Karin Dornbusch


Saal Etage, Obere Fabrik
Saal Etage, Obere Fabrik, Gerbergässlein 1
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