Never miss a surprise or a concert!

Ineffable Grief: Exploring Berio's "O King" and Messien's "Quartet for the End of Time"

Ineffable Grief: How many times have we witnessed or personally experienced an event too great for words, when we can neither muster the words nor find the "right" words to fully express how we feel? This week we explore the ways Berio's  "O King" and Messien's "Quartet for the End of Time" respond to the specific tragic events of their time and attempt to "find the right words" through their music.

Visit the APO Listening List on Spotify:


Join the list of our favorite music lovers who help keep the doors open, lights on, musicians fed and themselves smiling. Friends and Best Friends Forever of the APO enjoy exclusive access to unique APO activities, deepening their appreciation of the music. They also fund the APO's many mashups of music and arts throughout NW Arkansas.


Let's Be Friends

Upcoming APO Events

You never know where the APO could pop up with unique local arts experiences. Actually, come to think of it, you can know.

See What's Next

Get Email Updates

Whatever the APO surprises and delights Northwest Arkansas with next, you won't want to miss it! Your data's safe with us.


Support the APO

Your donation lets us continue making music in NWA today, and helps our education program build the local artists of tomorrow.


You might also like...

Voices of the Future
An electric collaboration with the future of classical music. On March 27, 2024, as the house lights dimmed in the magnificent Great Hall of C...
Read More →
APYO Concert Spring 2024
The Arkansas Philharmonic Youth Orchestra presented their Spring 2024 Concert at the Faulkner Performing Arts Center, on the U of A Campus! Three y...
Read More →