György Ligeti

György Ligeti

Born: May 28th, 1923
Died: June 12th, 2006
Country of origin: Hungary

Upcoming:

Concert Românesc
Conductor: Roberto Minczuk
April 25th, 2014 | Calgary, AB - Canada

Concert Românesc
Conductor: Roberto Minczuk
April 26th, 2014 | Calgary, AB - Canada

News

02/26/2014

schott aktuell - the journal 2/2014: VIOLIN CONCERTOS OF OUR TIME

When the first concertos were taking shape in the late Baroque, few probably predicted that this new form of music making would become such a long-lived and essential force in musical composition. One key to the concerto’s great success was its inherently dramatic structure: A soloist or group of ...

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10/31/2013

schott aktuell - the journal 6/2013 online

TRIBUTE TO... This issue of schott aktuell focuses on recent orchestral repertoire in the form of homages to other composers, with all the programme connections and interesting avenues down which to explore which such works clearly bring. Johann Sebastian Bach, Domenico ...

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08/29/2013

schott aktuell - the journal 5/2013 online

OPERA OF OUR TIME This autumn, four operas by our composers will see their World Premières: Gavin Bryars’ chamber opera Marilyn Forever on September 13 in Victoria, Canada; Tobias Picker’s Dolores Claiborne on September 18 in San Fransisco; and in Vienna, Peter Eötvös’ Paradise Reloaded ...

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08/28/2013

Gramophone Awards for Eötvös, Ligeti, Dutilleux discs

Three Schott composers are among the winners of the 2013 Gramophone Awards. Recordings of music by Henri Dutilleux ( Correspondances, Deutsche Grammophon), György Ligeti and Peter Eötvös ( Bartók/Eötvös/Ligeti Violin Concertos, Naïve) were selected in the Contemporary and Concerto categories respectively. ...

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08/15/2013

German Record Critics’ Award

György Ligeti: Volumina – Works for Organ - WERGO-CD receives Quarterly Award 3/2013 - The WERGO-CD “ Volumina ” with works for organ by György Ligeti has been awarded the Quarterly German Record Critics’ Award. Although Ligeti composed only three works for the organ ...

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07/15/2013

Work of the Week - Györgi Ligeti: Poème Symphonique

On 18 July 2013, György Ligeti’s mechanical and yet aleatoric piece Poème Symphonique will be performed in the breathtaking setting of the Kuhma Chamber Music Festival, Finland, coordinated by Tiina Lindfords. Ligeti's Poème Symphonique for a hundred metronomes stems from a ...

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07/03/2013

Lucerne Festival Features Composer-in-Residence Chaya Czernowin

As composer-in-residence at the 2013 Lucerne Festival, Chaya Czernowin is honored by several orchestral and chamber performances throughout the summer, including two world premieres and a new production of her chamber opera, Pnima… Inwards . At the fringe of our gaze , for orchestra and concertino ...

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05/28/2013

György Ligeti 90

Africa, ars subtilior, Nancarrow and fractals: these are far more than mere influences and are in fact affinities which have been inherent in my music since I began developing complex musical structures in the middle of the 1950s. This was György Ligeti’s reflection of his ...

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04/25/2013

schott aktuell - the journal 3/2013 online

ULTIMATE WAGNER 2013 marks the bicentenary of Richard Wagner’s birth, with performances of his music in virtually every opera house around the world. For over 150 years, Schott has been considered the leading publisher for Wagner editions; from 1859 onwards, the composer entrusted his stage ...

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04/25/2013

Now available from WERGO

György Ligeti: Volumina - Works for Organ - Dominik Susteck: organ - Although György Ligeti composed only three works for the organ – “ Volumina”, “Harmonies“, and “Coulée” – these pieces mark significant stages in the course of his compositional development; more importantly, ...

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