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Sunday, April 22 • 10:00am - 10:30am
Le Merle Bleu: Catalogue D'Oiseaux (Catalog of the Birds)

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Performed by Jade Conlee


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
Please RSVP for piano performances starting before 10 am or after 5:45 pm.

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Jade Conlee

Jade Conlee is a pianist and music theorist pursuing a Ph.D-degree at Yale University. In 2017, Conlee had a residency at the Banff Centre, gave solo and ensemble recitals in New York, Buffalo, and Salt Lake City, recorded an assortment of new works, and accompanied a production of Dido and... Read More →



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