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Sunday, February 03, 2008
Southbank Centre Does It Right
I am drooling right now over the Southbank Centre's months-long Messiaen festival, called "From the Canyons to the Stars," of which Pierre-Laurent Aimard is music director. Aimard himself plays on several concerts; there's lots of organ music; Esa-Pekka Salonen, George Benjamin, and Pierre Boulez, among others, conduct.