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Sunday, April 22 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Taka Kigawa: Catalogue D'Oiseaux (Catalog of the Birds)

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Taka Kigawa performs Books 1 & 7
6:30 - 7:30 pm

French composer and ornithologist Olivier Messiaen’s exquisite work, comprising thirteen solo piano pieces, each named for a different bird, will be performed in its entirety throughout the day on the hour by a cast of pianists, with a culminating hour-long concert given by the acclaimed soloist Taka Kigawa at 6:30 pm. Following the concert, philosopher Simon Critchley and Museum ornithologist Paul Sweet will lead a discussion and Q&A.

RSVPs are now closed. For drop-in spaces, please check in 15 minutes prior to the start time at the Information Desk, Main Security, located on Central Park West at 79th Street, accessible via the driveway on either side of the main Museum steps.

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Taka Kigawa

Taka Kigawa is a critically acclaimed pianist who has earned international recognition as a concert soloist, recitalist, and chamber music artist. With a large and varied repertoire ranging from the Baroque to the avant-garde, Kigawa has collaborated closely with Pierre Boulez, Myung-Whun Chung... Read More →

Sunday April 22, 2018 6:30pm - 7:30pm EDT
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