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Composer: Eötvös, Peter (b. 1944)

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Year of birth1944
NationalityRomania
PeriodContemporary
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StockholmRising Stars: Tamás Pálfalvi

Rising Stars: Tamás Pálfalvi
Albinoni, Eötvös, Berg, Enescu, Debussy, Gershwin, Erickson
Tamás Pálfalvi; Eloïse Bella Kohn

BudapestBluebeard100 - Péter Eötvös: Senza sangue; Béla Bartók: Bluebeard's CastleNew production

Bluebeard100 - Péter Eötvös: Senza sangue; Béla Bartók: Bluebeard's Castle
Eötvös, Bartók
Péter Eötvös; Kasper Holten; Hungarian State Opera; Gergely Vajda; Steffen Aarfing; Csaba Szegedi; Andrea Meláth

LondonPhilharmonia Orchestra - Bartók, Stravinsky & Eötvös

Philharmonia Orchestra - Bartók, Stravinsky  & Eötvös
Schoenberg, Bartók, Stravinsky, Eötvös
Philharmonia Orchestra; Péter Eötvös; Iveta Apkalna; László Fassang

HamburgSenza Sangue / Herzog Blaubarts Burg

Eötvös, Bartók
Péter Eötvös; Dmitri Tcherniakov; Hamburg State Opera; Elena Zaytseva; Angela Denoke; Sergei Leiferkus

TurinKodály, Eötvös, Bartók

Kodály, Eötvös, Bartók
Orchestra Sinfonica Nazionale RAI; Péter Eötvös
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Sensational Hungarian double bill at Müpa

Viktória Vizin and Jordan Shanahan in Senza sangue © Zsófia Pályi | Müpa Budapest
In a sensational Hungarian double bill of taut psychological drama at Müpa, Péter Eötvös' Senza sangue proves a thrilling partner to Bartok’s Bluebeard’s Castle.
*****
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Tainted Love: a passionate Hungarian double bill in Hackney

Adrienn Miksch (Judith) and Bálint Szabó (Szabo) © Anett Kállay-Tóth
A double bill of operas that were literally made for each other, Péter Eötvös wrote his one act masterpiece Senza sangue in 2015 to act as a partner piece for Bartók's Duke Bluebeard’s Castle.
*****
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Hungarian tingle factor: Bartók and Eötvös

Simone Young © BBC | Mark Allan
In this concert, conducted by Simone Young, featuring works by Hungarians, Bartók and Eötvös,  the colour and virtuosity of both pieces was presented with an extra tingle factor.
****1
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Péter Eötvös: music for martyrs in Budapest

Love and Other Demons © Péter Rákossy
The Hungarian State Opera offered up a belated Hungarian première by one of its native sons, Péter Eötvös – his 2007 opera Love and Other Demons.
***11
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Extreme sports: a thrilling Central European expedition

Edward Gardner © Benjamin Ealovega
Despite the burbling streams with which Smetana's Vltava trickles into life, this was no pastoral stroll on the gentle slopes of Bohemia, Hungary and Poland.
****1
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