A film screening of "The Charm of Impossibilities," a documentary about Olivier Messiaen's masterpiece "Quartet for the End of Time," a work that will be performed on Princeton University Concerts' series on February 6, 2019.
The documentary tells the story of the genesis of the "Quartet for the End of Time," a piece that was composed and interpreted during World War II in a prisoner-of-war camp. It features Olivier Messiaen and was directed by Nicolas Buenaventura Vidal. This event is free and open to the public. Running time 1 hour and 20 minutes.