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Composer: Aperghis, Georges (b. 1945)

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Year of birth1945
Period20th century
May 2019
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CologneGürzenich Orchestra: Symphony Concert 9

Aperghis, Bruckner
Gürzenich Orchestra; Emilio Pomàrico; Teodoro Anzellotti

CologneMusik der Zeit – Mana

Aperghis, Bertrand, Stäbler
WDR Symphony Orchestra Cologne; Brad Lubman; Christian Dierstein
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Personal becomes political at MaerzMusik Berlin

Ensemble Resonanz © Tobias Schult
Aperghis’ migrants and a new arrangement of Janáček’s The Diary of One who Disappeared by Schöllhorn were well-handled treatments of their subject matter, yet burdened by an overwrought conceptual framework.
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In Europe series, Klangforum Wien surveys Greece

Give the Austrian body politic a victim complex to nurse, and it will gladly let off xenophobic steam. By now this well-oiled masquerade is possessed with Pavlovian inevitability. So nothing unusual then, when populist indignation about perceived Austrian vulnerability to the ongoing Greek crisis rapidly descended into ugly national stereotyping.Measured relatively, this has been a mild outbreak.
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Exaudi at Kings Place

In a pre-performance discussion, the vocal ensemble Exaudi's director James Weeks promised us that they were not just going to stand in a line for their Kings Place performance. And they were true to his word; the singers performed from all parts of the intimate Hall Two and created an immersive, involved listening experience.
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Fulgurance de Scriabine et de l'électronique à La Scala Paris

Mariangela Vacatello © Stephen Eastwood
Lorsque les sonates de Scriabine côtoient des pièces pour piano et électronique. Retour sur le deuxième concert du nouveau festival Intégrale, coproduit par l'Ircam et La Scala Paris. 
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Aperghis komponiert über das Verschwinden für das Ensemble Resonanz

Emilio Pomàrico © Astrid Ackermann
Mit migrants will Aperghis angesichts der Flüchtlingsschicksale in Europa nicht nur an die Toten erinnern, „sondern auch den Lebenden ein Gesicht geben“.
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