Messiaen’s Quatuor pour la Fin du Temps was first performed during World War II, in a concentration camp, for 5000 prisoners and some wards. Pieter van Loenen researched the origin of this special composition and presents it with background information in a creative way.
With Pieter van Loenen violin
Bart de Kater clarinet
Lidy Blijdorp cello
Tobias Borsboom piano
Hanneke Last text & acting
Titus Tiel Groenstege direction
More info at the site of the Grachtenfestival.