György Ligeti

György Ligeti

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

Upcoming:

Continuum
July 30th, 2014 | Salle du Dôme - Monêtier-les-Bains - France

Six Bagatelles
July 31st, 2014 | Station P2 (2 400 m) du téléphérique - La Grave - France

News

06/02/2014

Work of the Week - György Ligeti: Études pour piano

The Klavier-Festival Ruhr is one of the leading piano festivals, comprising concerts, master classes, and panel discussions. This year’s festival, running from 9 May to 12 July, has a special focus on the piano works of György Ligeti. The feature event is a devoted concert during which the ...

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05/09/2014

Schott Composers at the NY Phil Biennial

From May 28 through June 7, the New York Philharmonic presents the highly anticipated inaugural season of its Biennial Festival. Highlighting many of New York’s most visionary ensembles and musicians, the Biennial offers a fascinating vision of contemporary musical activity from around the world.  ...

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04/24/2014

schott aktuell - the journal 3/2014: NEW CHAMBER OPERAS

The early summer months hold the promise of a splendid crop of World Premières by our composers across the world, including an orchestral work by the youthful Richard Strauss! The main focus in this issue is on new chamber operas which we present to you on the occasion ...

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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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