PUBLIÉ LE VENDREDI 26 MAI 2017 L’altiste et chroniqueur Frédéric Lambert parle des melleures parutions et des concerts à venir en musique classique. Il est question de l’œuvre phare d’Olivier […]
June 1, 2017 “Recorded live, AKOKA drives home the gravity and impact of Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time and affirms its relevance in the 21st century. As the […]
KlezmerShack digs Akoka: “It is stunning. It will officially release on April 1, and if you are at all interested in amazing once-avant garde music, this is a must-purchase. It has replaced (mostly) my older recording. As intended, this is the “Quartet for the end of time” for our time.”
Available now! “A shatteringly beautiful performance of Olivier Messiaen’s ‘Quartet for the End of Time.’” -The Jewish Week In this reframing of Olivier Messiaen’s masterpiece Quartet for the End […]
The centerpiece of the CD is a shatteringly beautiful performance of Olivier Messiaen’s “Quartet for the End of Time,” a deeply spiritual piece of music written while Messiaen was a prisoner in a German POW camp. The clarinetist for whom he wrote the piece was a fellow prisoner, an Algerian Jew named Henri Akoka.
March 6, 2013 “Vilna Poems / Akoka: The End of Time / In Commemoration of the 70th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising” read the title sheet of the Jewish […]