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Artery April 10, 2008 Messiaen
Artery April 10, 2008 Messiaen
Some people hate Messiaen because he was so progressive (musically) some because he was so regressive (religiously) which begs the question: how is it that Messiaen remains so popular? Messiaen events at Grace Cathedral
Messiaen At 100: A Life of Music, A Life of Faith
Sunday, April 13, 2008
9:30 am
Messiaen At 100: The Choir of Men and Boys in Concert
Sunday, April 13, 2008
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

And the documentary itself:
Messiaen At 100: Apparition of the Eternal Church
With live organ accompaniment by Jeffrey Smith
and San Francisco premiere performance of the Fantaisie
Paul Festa, violin and Steven Vanhauwaert
Friday, April 18, 2008
7:00 p.m.

Festa has also put together a beautiful and insightful book:
Oh My God: Messiaen in the Ear of the Unbeliever

railcars
April 15
At Bottom of the Hill
1233 17th Street
San Francisco
with Handsome Furs