The Edge of Light - Messiaen: 8 Preludes; Pieces for Piano Quintet; Saariaho: Prelude, Ballade et al. / Gloria Cheng, piano. Calder Quartet
1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2013-03-12Works: Olivier Messiaen: Preludes (8) for Piano; Piece for Piano and String Quartet; Kaija Saariaho: Prelude, for piano solo; Ballade, for piano solo; Je sens un deuxième coeur, for viola, cello & piano
Performers: Cheng, Gloria
Ensemble: Calder Quartet
GRAMMY® Award winning pianist Gloria Cheng brings her probing and insightful style to a fascinating program that couples the brilliant and colorful works of Olivier...continue...
1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2012-02-14Works: Frank Martin: Mass for Double Chorus; Ariel Songs (5), for chorus; Olivier Messiaen: Cinq Rechants; O sacrum convivium!
Conductors: Reuss, Daniel
Ensemble: ; RIAS Kammerchor
Frank Martin and Olivier Messiaen have few musical features in common, but their faith overrides the fundamental differences between them and makes them two of...continue...
1 CD / Harmonia Mundi / 2006-08-08Works: Olivier Messiaen: Quatuor pour la fin du temps
Ensemble: Ensemble Walter Boeykens
BBC Music Magazine
Once a winner in Radio 3's Building a Library feature, this performance of Messiaen's prison-camp meditation on eternity, enormously but unshowily virtuosic and...continue...