Messiaen’s Turangalîla

Messiaen’s Turangalîla
Abravanel Hall
123 W S Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101, USA Get Directions


“It’s a love song,” Messiaen said of his Turangalîla Symphony—and as Thierry Fischer leads the symphony in this 10-movement masterpiece, it is his own love song to the community he’s served for 14 years as Music Director. The work’s title is derived from two Sanskrit words that are almost untranslatable—meaning all at once love, joy, time, movement, rhythm, life, and death—and similarly, there seems to be no limit to what this mind-blowing music expresses.



MESSIAEN: Turangalîla Symphony


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GENERAL AGE GUIDELINE: Individuals ages five and older are welcome at this performance. Parents should ensure their children are able to sit quietly through the performance without disturbing others around them. No babes in arms will be admitted.

LATE SEATING POLICY: Late seating will be at an appropriate break in the concert, to be determined at a later date, or at intermission. More information on our late and re-entry policies is found here.

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