Esa-Pekka Salonen conductor
This concert showcases Messiaen’s Turangalîla-Symphonie, the composer's gargantuan Song of Love, a celebration of the Tristanesque love-death here expressing superhuman joy that is overflowing, dazzling and abandoned.
Image: The ornate chairs of the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées
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This concert is part of the City of Light: Paris 1900 - 1950 series
City of Light: Paris 1900 - 1950 conceived and supported by Vincent Meyer, President Philharmonia Orchestra