153. Ecstasy, beauty, and ripping the universe open: Messiaen, Vingt regards sur l’enfant Jésus – with Rolf Hind

Pianist Rolf Hind introduces one of the epics of piano music. A heady mix of virtuoso composing and devout faith, Olivier Messiaen’s 20 reflections on the infant Jesus, Vingt regards sur l’infant Jésus, brings us a two-hour deep dive of awesome power and beautiful stillness.

Listening time 38 mins (plus music 2hrs 8′)

Music here played live in concert by Rolf Hind:

Be quick and go see Rolf play this at Durham Cathedral.

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