Quartet for the End of Time | the complete documentary about Olivier Messiaen's WWII masterpiece





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Premiered Mar 17, 2019

Subtitles in English, French, German, Polish, and Russian (click the gear icon to select your language). For more information, visit: http://quatuor.xyz

A documentary about Oliver Messiaen's transcendent World War II composition, "Quartet for the End of Time," featuring "The President's Own" United States Marine Band Ensemble:
SSgt Patrick Morgan, clarinet
SSgt Karen Johnson, violin
SSgt Charlaine Prescott, cello
SSgt Christopher Schmitt, piano

Filmed and edited by H. Paul Moon
Additional camera by GySgt Jeffrey S. Higgs
Concert audio recorded by Edward Kelly at The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C., on Nov. 8, 2015

French subtitles by Pierre Brévignon
German subtitles by Heinz Müller & Eleni Ioannidou
Polish subtitles by Katarzyna Giżecka
Russian subtitles by Yuliana Makarova

Dedicated to Arthur L. Lentner (1938-2016)
Sculptures created by Matthias Beier
Special thanks to MSgt Kristin S. DuBois, Caroline Mousset, Timothy Cone, Emily Francisco & Gilbert V. Heyser, and at Meetingpoint Music Messiaen, Natalia Kozik, Eleni Ioannidou & Anna-Maria Hantschke


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