Tribute to Yvonne Loriod published in Muso magazine

Matthew Schellhorn’s tribute to former teacher and inspiration Yvonne Loriod is published in the August / September edition of Muso Magazine.

With the death of Yvonne Loriod on 17 May this year, the musical world lost not only a great pianist and teacher but also the catalyst behind some of the 20th century’s most extraordinary music. For some 50 years she was personally linked to Olivier Messiaen, first as his pupil, then as his muse and dedicatee, then as his wife and pre-eminent interpreter.


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