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Sunday, April 22 • 1:00pm - 1:30pm
Le Rousserolle Effarvatte: Catalogue D'Oiseaux (Catalog of the Birds)

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Performed by Taka Kigawa

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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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 1:00pm - 1:30pm EDT
Hall of North American Forests