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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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BudapestBerlioz / Debussy / Ligeti / Ravel

Berlioz, Debussy, Ligeti, Ravel
Concerto Budapest; Zoltán Rácz; New Liszt Ferenc Chamber Choir

San FranciscoMTT conducts Debussy

Debussy, Ligeti
San Francisco Symphony; Michael Tilson Thomas; Pierre-Laurent Aimard; Women of the San Francisco Symphony Chorus

BasingstokeCity of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra

City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Ligeti, Prokofiev, Brahms
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra; Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla; Yuja Wang

AmsterdamStravinsky's Rite of Spring performed by the Jussen brothers

© Marco Borggreve
Ligeti, Bartók, Stravinsky
Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra; Joshua Weilerstein; Arthur Jussen; Lucas Jussen; Simone Rubino

VallettaBrahms & Dvořák

Ligeti, Dvořák, Brahms
Malta Philharmonic Orchestra; Michalis Economou; Enrico Dindo
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A night of light entertainment with the Knights at Carnegie Hall

The Knights in Zankel Hall © Pete Checchia

With an old swing tune, a retrofitted Ligeti piece, a Syrian wedding and a Vivaldi sinfonia, the Knights mixed old and new without quite blending the two.

***11
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Sex and subversion: Barbara Hannigan and the LSO

Barbara Hannigan © Musacchio & Ianniello | Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Pure jouissance from that musical multitasker extraordinaire Barbara Hannigan in an evening of contrasting delights with the London Symphony Orchestra.
****1
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Ensemble Modern at the Roundhouse

George Benjamin and Ensemble Modern in rehearsal at the Roundhouse © Wigmore Hall
Bold and colourful invocations of twentieth-century classics from Ensemble Modern and composer George Benjamin.

****1
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Precision and transparency from Sakari Oramo and the BBCSO in Ligeti

Sakari Oramo and the BBCSO © BBC | Mark Allan
This final concert of the BBCSO’s Total Immersion day dedicated to György Ligeti, proved to be something a revelation, both in terms of the variety of the music and the quality of the performances.
*****
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Quirky staging, superb singing: Ligeti’s Le Grand Macabre in Zurich

Jens Larsen (Astradamors) and Leigh Melrose (Nekrotzar) © Herwig Prammer
Ligeti's “anti-anti opera” opens in Zurich in a new production by Tatjana Gürbaca. 
****1
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