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A Massivemuse for the End of Time: Messiaen at Monument
Massivemuse

A Massivemuse for the End of Time: Messiaen at Monument

South of Market, SF

Fri, October 19, 2018 7:30 PM, PDT
(Ticket sales closed Oct 19, 7:00 PM PDT)

Drinking policy
Bring your own drinks
Age limit
All guests must be 21
ADA access
Accessible

Host

Groupmuse Superhost

Let's get real for a second.

In July of 1941, French composer Olivier Messiaen premiered his masterwork, Quartet For The End Of Time, in a prisoner-of-war camp on broken-down instruments, withered and battered by a world at war, to the rapt attention of 400 prisoners and guards - souls who lived every day at the very verge of apocalypse. It has gone on to become recognized as perhaps the preeminent expression of war-time sorrow and horror and hope; and it's a piece that'll reverberate through the ages.

These are not those days. But they are days nonetheless, and this piece is as urgent and as powerful as it was back on that summer day in 1941. So it's with an enormous amount of pride that we're presenting this piece in its potent entirety, for a Massivemuse at Monument, one of our very favorite places to Massive.

With an ensemble featuring Groupmuse heroes James Jaffe on the cello, Ian Scarfe on the piano, Rachel Patrick on the violin, and Matthew Boyles on the clarinet, plus a video/photo introduction to Messiaen and this monumental masterpiece, it'll be a Massivemuse that'll shatter and redeem us.

It's BYOB, tickets are $20 ($15 for supermusers) and we can't wait to share with you.

Program

Rachel Patrick Violin, Viola
Matthew Boyles Clarinet

Olivier Messiaen - Quartet for the End of Time
"An homage to the angel of the apocalypse..."
Written and first performed in a Nazi Prison Camp, 1940-1941

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Attendees

Natasha-Jade
Andy Bartholomew
Anubha Kothari
Simyon Pinsky
Geoff Wright
Matthew Stein
Tsvi Benson-Tilsen
Caitlyn Crites
Melanie Goetz
Stuart Gannes
Miriam Burke
Robyn Aseltine
Michael Mccord
Rocio Siu Ng
Mark Hawkins
Wenley Tong
Jakob Uszkoreit
Carolyn Liou
Bonnie cardell
James Locus
Mike Murphy
Nigel Armstrong
Justin hill
Suzanne Korey
Lachlan Fletcher
Stefan Sullivan
Danielle Kramer
Sara Emery
Patrick McKiernan
Eugene Shvarts
Kristina Rudzinskaya
Angelo Marletta
Catie Talbot
Andrea Kraus
Michael Biehl
Mark Hein
Zach Cohen
Cole Stanford
Okhtay Azar
Karen Contreras
Adrian Albert
Debbie Gold
Adam baker
Jessica Stanton
Alanna Rhodes
Judy-b. onze
Samiron Ray
Xuefan Zhang
Barbara May
Marko Bajzer
Kyle Wakefield
J. Bryce Hidysmith
Louis Potok
Frog Gilmore
Chris Black
Camilla Hermann
Matt Zimmerman
Sarah Jiang
Benjamin Reynolds
Lisa Herman
Mouse Reeve
Seider Dan
Diyang Tang
Radu Raduta
Jesse Battalino
Brenda Weiss
Yinmeng Zhang
Jeanine Anderson
Sam Clearman
Max bittker
Peter Bartholomaus
Melinda McTeigue
Tibet Sprague
Sir Marie Stitt
Jaclyn louis
Lily Laurence
Gretchen Sumera