Commemorating Messiaen at the RCO Organ Forum 2017

Olivier Messiaen in 1986 in Den Haag. Photo: Nationaal Archief   This year marks the 25th anniversary year of the death of Olivier Messiaen. The quantity and quality of his organ works are remarkable, and, unlike many other major organ composers, Messiaen's other instrumental works, and choral and orchestral music, place him firmly in the first rank of composers across all genres and periods.  Join a team of internationally respected Messaien scholars and interpreters at the RCO's Organ Forum in October, together with Messiaen's successor as organist titulaire at the church of La Trinité, to commemorate…