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Mon 20 Aug at 19:30
Lucerne Festival

Culture and Congress Centre: Concert Hall, Lucerne

The Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Schoenberg, Chamber Symphony no. 1 in E major, Op.9
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 13 in E flat major "quasi una fantasia", Op.27 no.1
Kurtág, ...quasi una fantasia..., Op.27 no.1
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 14 in C sharp minor "Moonlight", Op.27 no.2
Kurtág, Double Concerto, Op.27 no.2
Holliger, COncErto? Certo! cOn soli pEr tutti (… perduti? …)! for orchestra
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Heinz Holliger, Conductor
Sir András Schiff, Piano
Miklós Perényi, Cello
Sat 1 Sep at 18:30
Lucerne Festival

Culture and Congress Centre: Concert Hall, Lucerne

Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra
Kurtág, Stélé
Eötvös, Reading Malevich (World première)
Bella, Lethe
Zimmermann, Dialoge
Lucerne Festival Academy
Matthias Pintscher, Conductor
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano
Tamara Stefanovich, Piano
Sat 1 Sep at 20:00

Manning Entertainment Centre, Taree

Celebrating Bach & Vivaldi
Corelli, Concerto grosso in D major, Op.6 no.1
Kurtág, Sinfonia breve per archi, for small string orchestra
Vivaldi, Concerto for 4 violins in B flat major, RV 166
Muffat, Armonico Tributo: Sonata no. 2 in G minor
Kurtág, a Százévesnek (Hommage à Takács Jenő for small string orchestra)
Stravinsky, Concerto in D for Strings
Gubaidulina, Reflections on the theme B-A-C-H, for string quartet
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 in G major, BWV1048
Bach, Well-Tempered Clavier 1: Prelude and Fugue no. 4 in C sharp minor, BWV849 (Arr Stravinsky)
Australian Chamber Orchestra Collective
Matthew Truscott, Violin, Director
Wed 5 Sep at 20:00

Orange Civic Theatre, Orange

Celebrating Bach & Vivaldi
Corelli, Concerto grosso in D major, Op.6 no.1
Kurtág, Sinfonia breve per archi, for small string orchestra
Vivaldi, Concerto for 4 violins in B flat major, RV 166
Muffat, Armonico Tributo: Sonata no. 2 in G minor
Kurtág, a Százévesnek (Hommage à Takács Jenő for small string orchestra)
Stravinsky, Concerto in D for Strings
Gubaidulina, Reflections on the theme B-A-C-H, for string quartet
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 in G major, BWV1048
Bach, Well-Tempered Clavier 1: Prelude and Fugue no. 4 in C sharp minor, BWV849 (Arr Stravinsky)
Australian Chamber Orchestra Collective
Matthew Truscott, Violin, Director
Fri 7 Sep at 20:00

Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre, Dubbo

Celebrating Bach & Vivaldi
Corelli, Concerto grosso in D major, Op.6 no.1
Kurtág, Sinfonia breve per archi, for small string orchestra
Vivaldi, Concerto for 4 violins in B flat major, RV 166
Muffat, Armonico Tributo: Sonata no. 2 in G minor
Kurtág, a Százévesnek (Hommage à Takács Jenő for small string orchestra)
Stravinsky, Concerto in D for Strings
Gubaidulina, Reflections on the theme B-A-C-H, for string quartet
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 in G major, BWV1048
Bach, Well-Tempered Clavier 1: Prelude and Fugue no. 4 in C sharp minor, BWV849 (Arr Stravinsky)
Australian Chamber Orchestra Collective
Matthew Truscott, Violin, Director
Sat 8 Sep at 20:00

Wagga Wagga Civic Theatre, Wagga Wagga

Celebrating Bach & Vivaldi
Corelli, Concerto grosso in D major, Op.6 no.1
Kurtág, Sinfonia breve per archi, for small string orchestra
Vivaldi, Concerto for 4 violins in B flat major, RV 166
Muffat, Armonico Tributo: Sonata no. 2 in G minor
Kurtág, a Százévesnek (Hommage à Takács Jenő for small string orchestra)
Stravinsky, Concerto in D for Strings
Gubaidulina, Reflections on the theme B-A-C-H, for string quartet
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 in G major, BWV1048
Bach, Well-Tempered Clavier 1: Prelude and Fugue no. 4 in C sharp minor, BWV849 (Arr Stravinsky)
Australian Chamber Orchestra Collective
Matthew Truscott, Violin, Director
Sun 9 Sep at 11:00
Musikfest Berlin

Philharmonie: Kammermusiksaal, Berlin

Florent Boffard
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Scarlatti, Keyboard Sonata in A minor, Kk175
Kurtág, Játékok (Games): excerpts
Kurtág, Szálkák (splinter) op. 6d
Scriabin, Piano Sonata no. 4 in F sharp major, Op.30
Benjamin, Shadowlines
Chopin, Berceuse in D flat major, Op.57
Debussy, Images, Set 1
Messiaen, Catalogue d'oiseaux: Le courlis cendré, no.13
Chopin, Barcarolle in F sharp major, Op.60
Florent Boffard, Piano
Wed 12 Sep at 20:00

Albury Entertainment Centre, Albury

Celebrating Bach & Vivaldi
Corelli, Concerto grosso in D major, Op.6 no.1
Kurtág, Sinfonia breve per archi, for small string orchestra
Vivaldi, Concerto for 4 violins in B flat major, RV 166
Muffat, Armonico Tributo: Sonata no. 2 in G minor
Kurtág, a Százévesnek (Hommage à Takács Jenő for small string orchestra)
Stravinsky, Concerto in D for Strings
Gubaidulina, Reflections on the theme B-A-C-H, for string quartet
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 in G major, BWV1048
Bach, Well-Tempered Clavier 1: Prelude and Fugue no. 4 in C sharp minor, BWV849 (Arr Stravinsky)
Australian Chamber Orchestra Collective
Matthew Truscott, Violin, Director
Wed 12 Sep at 20:00

Elbphilharmonie: Großer Saal, Hamburg

Lucerne Festival Academy / Matthias Pintscher
Eötvös, Reading Malevich
Kurtág, Stélé
Benjamin, Sudden Time
Zimmermann, Dialoge
Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Piano
Tamara Stefanovich, Piano
Lucerne Festival Academy
Matthias Pintscher, Conductor
Fri 14 Sep at 20:00

Goulburn Conservatorium, Goulburn

Celebrating Bach & Vivaldi
Corelli, Concerto grosso in D major, Op.6 no.1
Kurtág, Sinfonia breve per archi, for small string orchestra
Vivaldi, Concerto for 4 violins in B flat major, RV 166
Muffat, Armonico Tributo: Sonata no. 2 in G minor
Kurtág, a Százévesnek (Hommage à Takács Jenő for small string orchestra)
Stravinsky, Concerto in D for Strings
Gubaidulina, Reflections on the theme B-A-C-H, for string quartet
Bach, Brandenburg Concerto no. 3 in G major, BWV1048
Bach, Well-Tempered Clavier 1: Prelude and Fugue no. 4 in C sharp minor, BWV849 (Arr Stravinsky)
Australian Chamber Orchestra Collective
Matthew Truscott, Violin, Director
Sun 16 Sep at 20:00

Steigenberger Grandhotel Petersberg, Bonn

Schumann, Debussy, Bartók, Kurtág, Beethoven
Schumann, 4 Sketches for pedal piano, Op.58
Debussy, Petite Suite
Bartók, Mikrokosmos
Kurtág, Játékok (Games): excerpts
Kurtág, Trans. from Machaut to J.S.Bach
Beethoven, Grosse Fuge arranged for piano (4 hands), Op.134
Dénes Várjon, Piano
Izabella Simon, Piano
Wed 19 Sep at 19:30
© Tom Barnes
Macro/Micro I – Carducci Quartet
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Bartók, String Quartet no. 3, Sz. 85
Kurtág, Six Moments Musicaux for string quartet, Op.44
Bartók, String Quartet no. 1 in A minor, Sz.40, Op.7
Carducci String Quartet
Sat 22 Sep at 20:00

Philharmonie, Cologne

Remix Ensemble Casa da Música
Kurtág, ...quasi una fantasia..., Op.27 no.1
Beethoven, Piano Sonata no. 14 in C sharp minor "Moonlight", Op.27 no.2
Moreira, Beethoven quasi una fantasia
Mozart, Fantasia for Piano in C minor, KV475
Anderson, Alhambra Fantasy
Andreas Staier, Harpsichord
Jonathan Ayerst, Piano
Remix Ensemble Casa da Música
Peter Rundel, Conductor
Thu 27 Sep at 19:30

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Psappha: New Adventures
Psappha: New Adventures
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Lutosławski, Variations on a theme by Paganini, for piano and orchestra
Bartók, Sonata for two pianos and percussion, Sz.110
Kurtág, Scenes from a Novel, for soprano and ensemble, Op. 19
Ligeti, Aventures
Ligeti, Nouvelles Aventures
Psappha
Nicholas Kok, Conductor
Gillian Keith, Soprano
Jessica Gillingwater, Voice
Alexander Robin-Baker, Baritone
Sat 6 Oct at 20:00

Stoller Hall, Manchester

Manchester Collective: Romantic Hero
Manchester Collective: Romantic Hero
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Schumann, Waldszenen, Op.82
Kurtág, String quartet "12 Microludes" (Zwölf Mikroludien), Op.13
Schumann, Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op.44
Manchester Collective
Jayson Gillham, Piano
Mon 15 Oct at 19:30

Budapest Music Center: Concert hall, Budapest

Dénes Várjon Plays Bartók and Kurtág
Bartók, 2 Elegies, Sz 41
Kurtág, Játékok (Games): excerpts
Bartók, 3 Hungarian Folksongs from Csík
Bartók, Sonatina, Sz 55
Bartók, 15 Hungarian Peasant Songs, BB 79, Sz 71
Bartók, 2 Elegies, Sz 41
Kurtág, Játékok (Games): excerpts
Bartók, For Children, Sz 42: selection
Bartók, 8 Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Songs, Sz 74, Op.20
Dénes Várjon, Piano
Wed 17 Oct at 19:30
© Tom Barnes
Macro/Micro II – Carducci Quartet
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Bartók, String Quartet no. 4 in C major, Sz.91
Bartók, String Quartet no. 5 in B flat major, Sz.102
Kurtág, String Quartet "Officium Breve", Op.28
Carducci String Quartet
Fri 26 Oct at 19:00

Music Centre / Musiikkitalo: Concert Hall, Helsinki

Friday series 4
Kurtág, Ligatura - Message to Frances-Marie, Op.31b (2. Fassung)
Sibelius, Tapiola, symphonic poem for orchestra, Op.112
Sibelius, The Swan of Tuonela, Op.22 no.2
Adès, Totentanz
Adès, Sonata da Caccia
Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra
Thomas Adès, Conductor
Christianne Stotijn, Mezzo-soprano
Mark Stone, Baritone
Tue 30 Oct at 20:00

Laeiszhalle: Kleiner Saal, Hamburg

Duo Arp / Frantz
Bach, Cello Sonata no. 3 in G minor, BWV1029
Kurtág, Hommage à John Cage
Kurtág, Blumen die Menschen, nur Blumen...
Beethoven, Cello Sonata no. 4 in C major, Op.102 no.1
Webern, Three Little Pieces for cello and piano, Op.11
Schumann, Fantasiestücke, Op.73
Motschmann, Elegies and Dances
Mendelssohn, Cello Sonata no. 2 in D Major, Op 58
Julian Arp, Cello
Caspar Frantz, Piano
Wed 7 Nov at 19:30
© Tom Barnes
Macro/Micro III – Carducci Quartet
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Bartók, String Quartet no. 2 in A minor, Sz.67, Op.17
Kurtág, Hommage à András Mihály, Op.13
Bartók, String Quartet no. 6, Sz.114
Carducci String Quartet
Nov 09, 11

Auditorium di Milano Fondazione Cariplo, Milan

Kurtág, Schubert
Schubert, Symphony no. 5 in B flat major, D.485
Kurtág, Üzenetek (Messages), Op.34
Kurtág, Samuel Beckett – What is the Word, Op.30b
Schubert, Symphony no. 8 in B minor "Unfinished", D.759
Il Canto di Orfeo
Gerrie de Vries, Mezzo-soprano
Csaba Király, Piano
Sylvain Cambreling, Conductor
Wed 14 Nov at 20:00
© Giorgia Bertazzi
Harrison’s Clocks – Alasdair Beatson
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Beethoven, Bagatelle in A-flat major, Op. 33, No.7
Birtwistle, Harrison's Clocks V
Ligeti, Musica Ricercata (Nos. 3 & 7)
Kurtág, Perpetuum mobile (objet trouvé)
Messiaen, Vingt regards sur l'enfant-Jésus (Regard du Temps)
Schumann, Kinderszenen, Op.15 (Kind im Einschlummern)
Fauré, Nocturne no. 9 in B minor, Op. 97
Bartók, Out of Doors suite (Szabadban) Sz 81 (Night Music)
Schumann, Gesänge der Frühe, Op.133 (No. 1)
Ravel, Miroirs: La vallée des cloches
Nancarrow, Three Canons for Ursula: Canon A
Alasdair Beatson, Piano
Nov 15, 17, 20, 22, 24, 25

La Scala, Milan

Fin de partie
Fin de partie
World Première
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Kurtág, Fin de partie
Teatro alla Scala
Markus Stenz, Conductor
Pierre Audi, Director
Christof Hetzer, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Frode Olsen, Hamm
Leigh Melrose, Clov
Hilary Summers, Nell
Leonardo Cortellazzi, Nagg
Jean Kalman, Director
Orchestra dell'Accademia Teatro alla Scala
Sat 17 Nov at 19:30

Liszt Academy: Grand Hall, Budapest

Haydn, Veress, Beethoven, Kurtág, Schumann
Haydn, String Quartet no. 27 in D major, Op.20 no.4, Hob III:34
Veress, Hommage à Paul Klee, for two pianos and string orchestra
Beethoven, Kakadu Variations, Op.121a
Kurtág, Játékok (Games): excerpts
Schumann, Piano Quartet in E flat Major, Op.47
Franz Liszt Academy of Music Budapest
Heinz Holliger, Conductor
Merel Quartet
Izabella Simon, Piano
Dénes Várjon, Piano
Roman Rabinovich, Piano
Ditta Rohmann, Cello
Alexander Janiczek, Violin
Anthony Marwood, Violin
Jürg Dähler, Viola
Thomas Demenga, Cello
Sat 2 Feb 2019 at 19:30

Elbphilharmonie: Kleiner Saal, Hamburg

Hagen Quartett / Jörg Widmann
Shostakovich, String Quartet No. 15 in E flat minor, Op.144
Kurtág, Hommage à András Mihály, Op.13
Widmann, Fantasy for solo clarinet
Widmann, Quintet for clarinet and strings
Jörg Widmann, Clarinet
Hagen Quartet
Lukas Hagen, Violin
Rainer Schmidt, Violin
Veronika Hagen, Viola
Clemens Hagen, Cello
Sun 3 Feb 2019 at 11:00

Guildhall School of Music & Drama: Milton Court Hall, London

Casals Quartet and Tamara Stefanovich: Hungariana - Concert 1
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Ligeti, Musica Ricercata
Kurtág, String quartet "12 Microludes" (Zwölf Mikroludien), Op.13
Kurtág, Játékok (Games): excerpts
Bartók, String Quartet no. 1 in A minor, Sz.40, Op.7
Cuarteto Casals
Tamara Stefanovich, Piano
Sun 3 Feb 2019 at 15:00

Guildhall School of Music & Drama: Milton Court Hall, London

Casals Quartet and Tamara Stefanovich: Hungariana - Concert 2
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Kurtág, Six Moments Musicaux for string quartet, Op.44
Bartók, 14 Bagatelles, Op.6
Ligeti, Etudes
Bartók, String Quartet no. 3, Sz. 85
Cuarteto Casals
Tamara Stefanovich, Piano
Sun 3 Feb 2019 at 19:30

Guildhall School of Music & Drama: Milton Court Hall, London

Casals Quartet and Tamara Stefanovich: Hungariana - Concert 3
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Bartók, Three Burlesques, Op.8c, Sz 47
Kurtág, Játékok (Games): excerpts
Ligeti, Musica Ricercata II
Ligeti, String quartet no. 1 "Metamorphoses nocturnes"
Cuarteto Casals
Tamara Stefanovich, Piano
Sat 23 Feb 2019 at 18:00

Konzerthaus: Mozart Saal, Vienna

Jean-Guihen Queyras
Fedele, Arc-En-Ciel
Bach, Cello suite no. 1 in G major, BWV1007
Harvey, Pre-echo for Jean-Guihen
Bach, Cello suite no. 2 in D minor, BWV1008
Kurtág, Az Hit…
Kurtág, Gérard de Nerval
Kurtág, Signs, Games and Messages
Bach, Cello suite no. 3 in C major, BWV1009
Amy, En-suite
Bach, Cello suite no. 4 in E flat major, BWV1010
Mochizuki, Pre-echo
Bach, Cello suite no. 5 in C minor, BWV1011
Nodaira, Enigme
Bach, Cello suite no. 6 in D major, BWV1012
Jean-Guihen Queyras, Cello
2019 Mar 06, 08, 10 mat
Kurtág, Fin de partie
Markus Stenz, Conductor
Pierre Audi, Director
Christof Hetzer, Set Designer, Costume Designer
Radio Filharmonisch Orkest
Sat 9 Mar 2019 at 14:15
© Kaupo Kikkas
Stenz conducts Bartok and Beethoven
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Zimmermann, Symphony in One Movement
Bartók, Viola Concerto, Sz 120
Kurtág, Petite musique solennelle en hommage à Pierre Boulez 90
Beethoven, Symphony no. 4 in B flat major, Op.60
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic
Markus Stenz, Conductor
Tabea Zimmermann, Viola
Sun 17 Mar 2019 at 16:00

Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin

Jean-Guihen Queyras
Fedele, Arc-En-Ciel
Bach, Cello suite no. 1 in G major, BWV1007
Harvey, Pre-echo for Jean-Guihen
Bach, Cello suite no. 2 in D minor, BWV1008
Kurtág, Az Hit…
Bach, Cello suite no. 3 in C major, BWV1009
Amy, En-suite
Bach, Cello suite no. 4 in E flat major, BWV1010
Mochizuki, Pre-echo
Bach, Cello suite no. 5 in C minor, BWV1011
Nodaira, Enigme
Bach, Cello suite no. 6 in D major, BWV1012
Jean-Guihen Queyras, Cello
Sat 30 Mar 2019 at 17:30

Philharmonie 1: Studio, Paris

Signes, jeux et messages...
Kurtág, Hommage à András Mihály, Op.13
Sitzia, Livre des césures (Rima II)
Kurtág, Tre pezzi, Op.14e
Kurtág, Hommage à Robert Schumann, Op.15d
Kurtág, Játékok (Games): excerpts
Kurtág, Signs, Games and Messages
Stroppa, Hommage à Gy. K.
Kurtág, La fille aux cheveux de lin - enragée
Debussy, Préludes, Bk 1 no. 8: La Fille aux cheveux de lin (The girl with the flaxen hair)
Soloists from the Ensemble Intercontemporain
Thu 4 Apr 2019 at 20:00

Philharmonie, Cologne

Anna Prohaska & Isabelle Faust
Kurtág, Kafka Fragments, Op.24
Anna Prohaska, Soprano
Isabelle Faust, Violin
Dominique Horwitz, Spoken word
Sat 6 Apr 2019 at 19:00

Pierre Boulez Saal, Berlin

Isabelle Faust, Anna Prohaska & Dominique Horwitz
Kurtág, Kafka Fragments, Op.24
Isabelle Faust, Violin
Anna Prohaska, Soprano
Dominique Horwitz, Spoken word
Sun 7 Apr 2019 at 18:00

Gothenburg Concert Hall: Stenhammarsalen, Gothenburg

Gageego! meets Anna Thorvaldsdottir
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Thorvaldsdóttir, Reflections
Kurtág, Bagatelles for Flute, Double Bass & Piano, Op.14d
Saariaho, Oi Kuu
Ianotta, Paw-marks in wet cement II
Penderecki, Quartet for clarinet and string trio
Denerin, Fluchtlinien
Thorvaldsdóttir,
Gageego
Anna Thorvaldsdottir, Conductor
2019 May 02 mat, 04, 05 mat

Philharmonie im Gasteig, Munich

Bartók, Haydn, Ligeti, Kurtág
Bartók, Rhapsody no. 2 for violin and orchestra, Sz.90
Haydn, Symphony no. 86 in D major
Ligeti, Concert Românesc
Kurtág, In Memory of a Winter Evening
Bartók, The Miraculous Mandarin, Op.19: suite
Barbara Hannigan, Soprano, Conductor
Sreten Krstič, Violin
Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Fri 3 May 2019 at 18:30

Philharmonie im Gasteig, Munich

Youth Concert
Bartók, Rhapsody no. 2 for violin and orchestra, Sz.90
Haydn, Symphony no. 86 in D major
Ligeti, Concert Românesc
Kurtág, In Memory of a Winter Evening
Bartók, The Miraculous Mandarin, Op.19: suite
Barbara Hannigan, Soprano, Conductor
Sreten Krstič, Violin
Malte Arkona, Presenter
Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
2019 Jun 02 mat, 04

Musikverein: Großer Saal, Vienna

Tonkünstler Orchester: Natur.Leben.Liebe
Bartók, The Miraculous Mandarin, Op.19: suite
Kurtág, ...concertante..., Op.42
Dvořák, In Nature's Realm (V prírode) Overture, Op.91
Dvořák, Carnival Overture, Op.92
Dvořák, Othello: Overture, Op.93
Hiromi Kikuchi, Violin
Ken Hakii, Viola
Tonkünstler Orchestra
Michael Schønwandt, Conductor
Mon 3 Jun 2019 at 19:30

Festspielhaus, St Pölten

Tonkünstler Orchester: Natur.Leben.Liebe
Bartók, The Miraculous Mandarin, Op.19: suite
Kurtág, ...concertante..., Op.42
Dvořák, In Nature's Realm (V prírode) Overture, Op.91
Dvořák, Carnival Overture, Op.92
Dvořák, Othello: Overture, Op.93
Hiromi Kikuchi, Violin
Ken Hakii, Viola
Tonkünstler Orchestra
Michael Schønwandt, Conductor