Quartet for the end of time…in space! Mia Clarke At the onset of World War II, Olivier Messiaen, a 30-year-old husband, father, organ prodigy and composer, was drafted into the French army. Months later, the Avignon-born medic was captured and imprisoned in a Nazi camp, where he met three POWs skilled on the violin, cello

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From A Nazi POW Camp To The Adler Planetarium Alexander Hough As we told you earlier, the Adler Planetarium is moving the stargazing out to Wheaton this evening, but you’ll see more of the universe indoors at Adler’s Sky Theater, with projections of stars accompanying a performance of Olivier Messiaen’s “Quartet for the End of

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Live Show Sets Space to Music We speak with musician Adam Marks and the Adler Planetarium’s Marvin Bolt about their upcoming collaboration Quartet for the End of Time. Marks’ band the Fifth House Ensemble performs live to images from space at the Planetarium on Thursday, August 12. Quartet for the End of Time (Quatour pour

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