Mainly written while the composer was held in a prisoner-of-war camp, Olivier
Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time is a powerful statement of the his spirituality,
reflecting his love of nature, his interest in numerology, and his profound Catholic
faith. Many people consider it to be the most beautiful and moving chamber work of
the 20th century. To pair with this masterpiece, the Playground has commissioned
our own Brian Ebert to write a companion piece: Fragments of Om, which draws
inspiration from several religious traditions. This concert promises to be a
transcendent experience.
Hamilton Recital Hall, Newman Center for the Performing Arts
2344 E. Iliff Ave.,
Denver, CO 80208
For information and $10 tickets please visit or call the Concert Line at 303-871-6412
Admission is free to all students and DU Pioneer card-holders. Ticket prices include free parking in Newman Center parking garage and a reception after the concert to greet the artists.
Newman Center Box Office (303) 871-7720

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