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Composer: Kurtág, György (b. 1926)

June 2018
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SnapeBye-Bye Beethoven

Ives, Haydn, Cage, Bach, Kurtág, Beethoven, Sanchez-Chiong
Mahler Chamber Orchestra; Patricia Kopatchinskaja; Jorge Sanchez-Chiong; Maria Ursprung; Simon Janssen

AldeburghPatricia Kopatchinskaja and Family

Enescu, Kurtág, Ravel
Patricia Kopatchinskaja; Emilia Kopatchinskaja; Viktor Kopatchinski; Amy Yang

LondonPiccadilly Chamber Music Series: The Complete Beethoven Piano Trios [5]

Piccadilly Chamber Music Series: The Complete Beethoven Piano Trios [5]
Beethoven, Arensky, Kurtág
Zoe Beyers; Victoria Simonsen; Warren Mailley-Smith

BantryMain Evening Concert

Brahms, Kurtág, Taneyev
Alina Ibragimova; Cédric Tiberghien; Caroline Melzer; Nurit Stark

LondonMacro/Micro I – Carducci Quartet

© Tom Barnes
Bartók, Kurtág
Carducci String Quartet
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Mystery, energy and dancing in Darmstadt

Staatsorchester Darmstadt © Vincent Stefan
The Staatsorchester Darmstadt under Will Humburg performed three mightly works for large orchestra to bring its season to a close: Kurtág's Stele, Strauss's Also Sprach Zarathustra and Stravinsky's Rite of Spring.
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Late Style: Brahms and more

Jonathan Biss © Benjamin Ealovega
American pianist Jonathan Biss explored the notion of late style in a programme of works by Schumann, Kurtág, Chopin and Brahms which revealed a common intensity of expression regardless of the composer's age.
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Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra inspires in Minnesota

The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra © Ash & James Photography (2015)
The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra delivers a thrilling account of Schubert's Second Symphony, while pianist Jeremy Denk inspires in Mozart and chamber works by Schumann and Kurtág.  
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Fun and games open Oslo Chamber Music Festival

Leif Ove Andsnes and Håvard Gimse © Kristin Bolgård
Thursday's opening of the Oslo Chamber Music Festival showed an enticing bredth of programming, showcasing a wide array of new and old music, all performed with utter conviction.
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Meditative magic in Vantaa

St Lawrence Church, Vantaa © David Karlin
A three hour Bach "meditation", with Bach mixed with Kurtág, various other modern pieces and free jazz improvisation all sounded a bit radical. But the results were extraordinary. 
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