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Sunday, April 22 • 9:00am - 9:30am
Le Chocard Des Alpes and Le Loriot: Catalogue D'Oiseaux (Catalog of the Birds)

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Performed by Mayumi Tsuchida and Adam Tendler

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. RSVP for Taka Kigawa's evening performance here

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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Adam Tendler

Adam Tendler has been called “a virtuoso pianist” by The Village Voice, a “musical mastermind” by the Houston Press, "an exuberantly expressive pianist" by the Los Angeles Times, and a "modern-music evangelist" by Time Out New York. Tendler has performed solo recitals in all fifty United... Read More →
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Mayumi Tsuchida

Mayumi Tsuchida has appeared in some of the world’s most notable concert halls, including Carnegie Hall, Vienna Konzerthaus, Warsaw Philharmonic Concert Hall, Slovak Radio Concert Hall, and Berlin Konzerthaus. As pianist and contemporary music advocate, she can be heard with new music ensemble... Read More →

Sunday April 22, 2018 9:00am - 9:30am EDT
Hall of North American Forests