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74. Messiaen & Wagner

25 October 2019, 15:00 - 16:00


Pre-concert Talks Study Event

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The Weston Library: Lecture Theatre

Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG

Ahead of an extraordinary trio of concerts this evening, Philip Bullock introduces the music of Messiaen and Wagner and the links between them, in particular exploring Messiaen’s ‘Tristan Trilogy’.

This event is part of a series:

Tales of Beyond - Magic, Myths and Mortals

The 18th Oxford Lieder Festival will explore life, death, and the mysterious areas between and beyond. Sprites and nymphs cause mayhem and mischief, while legends abound from Greco-Roman sagas to the Lorelei and the Erlking. Storytelling with the Crick Crack Club, a ghost tour, a magic show and more all complement the myriad concerts, masterclasses and study events over a packed fortnight....

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