1923 – Born 28 May in Dicsöszentmárton (now called Tîrnaveni), Transylvania (Romania).more
1941 – Graduate from secondary school in Klausenburg (Transylvania).
1941–1943 – Study of composition with Ferenc Farkas at the Klausenburg Conservatory.
1942–1943 – Studies with Pál Kadosa in Budapest.
1945–1949 – Studies with Sándor Veress, Pál Járdányi, Ferenc Farkas and Lajos Bárdos at the Budapest Academy of Music.
1945–1946 – Idegen földön.
1946 – Magány.
1949–1950 – Ballade und Tanz.
1950–1956 – Lecturer at the Budapest Academy of Music.
1951–1953 – Musica Ricercata for piano.
1953 – Pápaine; Omaggio a Frescobaldi; Ricercar for organ; Sechs Bagatellen.
About the Music
Each and every composition is a document of its time. In the case of Apparitions and Atmosphères, the two orchestral works that represent the oeuvre of György Ligeti in the catalogue of Universal Edition, this statement is especially valid.
Apparitions (1958/1959) and Atmosphères (1961) document the composer’s preoccupations after his flight from Hungary, the first steps (apart from some electronic pieces such as Artikulation) in the direction which was to make him one of the leading lights of the international avant-garde within a short space of time.
Furthermore, Apparitions and Atmosphères are also milestones in the history of music following World War II. They have lost none ...more
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23.03.2017, Stockholm (S), Sveriges Radio
24.03.2017, Stockholm (S), Sveriges Radio
31.03.2017, Zürich (CH), Tonhalle Orchester
01.04.2017, Zürich (CH), Tonhalle Orchester
02.04.2017, Zürich (CH), Tonhalle Orchester
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