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Sunday, April 22 • 2:00pm - 2:30pm
L'alouette Calandrelle and La Bouscarle: Catalogue D'Oiseaux (Catalog of the Birds)

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Performed by Elizabeth Dorman and  Miki Sawada


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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Elizabeth Dorman

Elizabeth Dorman, praised by The San Francisco Chronicle for her “crisp, brightly finished” playing and her “elegance and verve,” enjoys a multifaceted career as a solo pianist, chamber musician, and educator. A passionate educator, Dorman founded Golden Gate Music Bridge, a new initiative tha... Read More →
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Miki Sawada

Miki Sawada holds degrees from Yale School of Music, Eastman School of Music, and Northwestern University and has performed on some of the world’s great stages. She is a musician who is free-spirited in her pursuit of adventure. Her "Gather Hear Alaska" project found her traveling across... Read More →



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