BSO presents Off The Cuff: Turangalîla-Symphonie

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Date/Time
Date(s) - Saturday, January 12, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location
Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

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Experience one of the most innovative works of the 20th century. The title comes from two Sanskrit words: “turanga” means movement and rhythm, and “Lîla” refers to a cosmic game. Renowned pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet joins Marin Alsop in a discussion and performance of Messiaen’s great masterwork for over 100 musicians, featuring the eerie keyboard ondes Martenot with its otherworldly sci-fi sounds.

This 90-minute Off The Cuff concert provides more insight into a single work, followed by a question-and-answer session.