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TURNING POINTS: TAKEMITSU

Inspired by nature

Kings Place, London

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Our Turning Points series presents the music of great composers whose output was so distinctive that it had an enormous impact on the direction of contemporary music. The focus here is Japanese composer Tōru Takemitsu in this subtly colourful programme based on the composer’s love for nature and the outdoors. Takemitsu had an especially close relationship with the London Sinfonietta, expressed through some extraordinarily beautiful ensemble scores which are now amongst the composer’s most celebrated works.

Tōru Takemitsu  Air
Claude Debussy  Poissons d'or
Olivier Messiaen  La merle noir
Tōru Takemitsu  Rain Tree Sketch II: in memory of Messiaen
Anton Webern  3 Little Pieces
Tōru Takemitsu  And then I knew ‘twas wind
Tchaikovsky / Takemitsu  Autumn Song
Tōru Takemitsu  Rain Coming

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  • £22.50 (Under 30s £8.50 - limited availability)

    Venue: (view map)

    Kings Place
    90 York Way
    London
    N1 9AG
    United Kingdom

    Box Office No:
    020 7520 1490