Ostinatos and Cells with Aga Serugo-Lugo, featuring The Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective

Inspired by Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective’s recent performance of Messiaen’s Quartet for The End of Time at Wigmore Hall, explore musical ostinatos and cells, and compose your own music at home with music leader Aga Serugo-Lugo.

Recommended Age: 7 – 11 / Key Stage 2

Music leader Aga Serugo-Lugo tells us all about ostinatos, cells and canons, inspired by Messiaen’s Quartet for the End of Time. Watch a clip of Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective performing the 2nd movement at Wigmore Hall then create your own ostinato and canons with Aga.

No equipment needed. You can take part on your own or in a group.


Olivier Messiaen (1908-1992)
Quatuor pour la fin du temps


Aga Serugo-Lugo: Music Leader

Kaleidoscope Chamber Collective
Matthew Hunt clarinet
Elena Urioste violin
Sheku Kanneh-Mason cello
Tom Poster piano

Quatuor pour la fin de temps
Written by Messiaen.
Published by G. Ricordi & Co. London Ltd.