György Ligeti

György Ligeti

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

Upcoming:

Concert Românesc
Conductor: Tomáš Hanus
June 3rd, 2015 | Rudolfinum - Praha - Czech Republic

10 Pieces
June 3rd, 2015 | The Forge - London - United Kingdom

News

04/28/2015

schott aktuell - the journal 3/2015: The Brass Age

Our current issue focuses on the French horn – ‘Instrument of the Year 2015’ – and its brass relatives from trumpet to tuba. This is prompted by the world première of Krzysztof Penderecki’s first concerto for solo trumpet, only his second concerto for a brass instrument. Concertino will receive ...

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02/06/2015

Work of the Week - György Ligeti: Le Grand Macabre

On 14 February 2015, a new production of György Ligeti’s opera Le Grand Macabre will receive its premiere at Aalto-Musiktheater in Essen, Germany, directed by Mariame Clément and with music conducted by Dima Slobodeniouk. Le Grand Macabre received its world premiere in 1978 in Stockholm. ...

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12/18/2014

schott aktuell - the journal 1/2015: GIANTS OF 20th CENTURY OPERA

Happy New Year! Following the holiday period, we at Schott Music are looking forward to an exciting twelve months ahead, with many major premières from our composers as well as performances of classic works. The first two months of 2015 are a good example of this, with several of the operatic ...

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12/05/2014

Now available from WERGO

Detlev Müller-Siemens: TRACES - Streichtrio / distant traces / …called dusk / lost traces - The chamber music works of Detlev Müller-Siemens presented here were created between 2002 and 2009. In them, the serenity and thoughtfulness of the form contrast with the inner turbulence ...

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09/04/2014

Julian Anderson joins Schott

Schott Music is pleased to announce a new exclusive publishing agreement with Julian Anderson, one of the foremost composers of our time. Schott will publish Anderson’s future works beginning with his Violin Concerto , to be premiered on 14 March 2015 by Carolin Widmann and the ...

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08/25/2014

Work of the Week - Heinz Holliger: Scardanelli-Zyklus

On 30 August 2014, the Lucerne Festival presents a unique work by Heinz Holliger: Scardanelli-Zyklus , a 150-minute cycle for mixed forces in three parts. The Lucerne Festival Academy Ensemble, along with the Latvian Radio Choir and flautist Felix Renggli will be conducted by the composer ...

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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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