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Composer: Ligeti, György (1923-2006)

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Year of birth1923
Year of death2006
NationalityHungary
Period20th century
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LondonLigeti's Etudes for Solo Piano

Ligeti's Etudes for Solo Piano
Ligeti: Etudes for piano
Cathy Krier, Piano

PamplonaTutti-Frutti de Sensaciones

Tutti-Frutti de Sensaciones
Ligeti, Britten, Mozart
Euskadiko Orkestra Sinfonikoa; Clemens Schuldt; Elena Sancho Pereg

San SebastiánTutti-Frutti de Sensaciones

Tutti-Frutti de Sensaciones
Ligeti, Britten, Mozart
Euskadiko Orkestra Sinfonikoa; Clemens Schuldt; Elena Sancho Pereg

BilbaoTutti-Frutti de Sensaciones

Tutti-Frutti de Sensaciones
Ligeti, Britten, Mozart
Euskadiko Orkestra Sinfonikoa; Clemens Schuldt; Elena Sancho Pereg

Vitoria-GasteizTutti-Frutti de Sensaciones

Tutti-Frutti de Sensaciones
Ligeti, Britten, Mozart
Euskadiko Orkestra Sinfonikoa; Clemens Schuldt; Elena Sancho Pereg
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Sunlight, sinews and mischief from the Aurora

Shai Wosner © Jamie Jung
The Aurora Orchestra's principals and pianist Shai Wosner present a programme of chamber works that balance light and dark hues.
***11
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Xavier de Maistre plays a dazzling Aranjuez

Xavier de Maistre and the Belgrade Philharmonic © Marko Djokovic | Belgrade Philharmonic
Xavier de Maistre gave a stunning performance of the Concierto de Aranjuez in the version for harp and orchestra, plus Ligeti and Tchaikovsky's ultra-Romantic Manfred in Belgrade.
****1
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The London Sinfonietta: celebrating 50 years of excellence

London Sinfonietta principal, Simon Haram © Mark Allan
A celebration of fifty years of the London Sinfonietta was a well-deserved pat on the back for this valuable institution.
****1
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A rediscovery and a première in Seattle

Ludovic Morlot © Chris Lee
When news of the discovery of Stravinsky's Funeral Song reached the classical music world, a near-revolution of excitement took place.
****1
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East meets West: Ligeti, Dvořák, and Schumann with Gimeno and the Boston Symphony

Hilary Hahn, Gustavo Gimeno and the Boston Symphony perform Dvořák © Robert Torres
Gustavo Gimeno, making his Symphony Hall debut, impressed in a program opening with Ligeti's Concert Românesc.
****1
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