The Reverend John Penman, Priest-in-Charge
Les Shankland, Director of Music
Acts 11:27-12:2, Ps 126, Matt 20:20-28
Olivier Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time, for clarinet, violin, cello and piano was written when Messiaen was a prisoner of war in German captivity and first performed in 1941 by fellow prisoners. Inspired by verses from the Book of Revelation, it is widely regarded as one of Messiaen’s most important works.
Dr John Kitchen MBE, is well known as a conductor and early music scholar, highly regarded for his extensive recording portfolio of organ and harpsichord music. He serves as the Edinburgh City Organist, University Organist and Honorary Fellow at the University of Edinburgh, and Director of Music at Old Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church. He was appointed MBE in the 2016 Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
Tickets £10.00 (concessions £8.00)