Review: After 70 years, Susanna Mälkki proves Messiaen’s ‘Turangalila’ is torrid no more

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Exactly when, along with how and why, did Messiaen’s over-the-top “Turangalila” Symphony, which had its premiere in 1949, stop being vulgar? The answers, worthy of a book-length study, require an insight into the changing attitudes about sex and religion, among other things, from popular culture…



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