The Turangalîla-Symphonie was Messiaen's first major international commission, requested by Serge Koussevitzky...
Voices of Revolution: Russia 1917: Exile & Return with Martin Sixsmith
"The authorities - perhaps suspecting Prokofiev was taking the mickey - frowned on the Cantata..."
Get to know his turbulent relationship with the Soviet regime as Martin Sixsmith introduces our all-Prokofiev programme in May.
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