Kurtág 95 / February 2021


Budapest Music Center celebrated György Kurtág\'s 95th birthday with a four-day online festival. The opening event was organized in cooperation with the Peter Eötvös Contemporary Music Foundation. The concert introduced the mentored composers and conductors participating in the Foundation\'s masterclass, while the professors, Peter Eötvös and Gregory Vajda also made an appeareance as conductors, celebrating the life and works of György Kurtág.

Supporters: Ministry of Human Resources of Hungary, National Cultural Fund of Hungary, Goethe Institut Budapest, Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne

Photos: Bálint Hrotkó


Hankyeol Yoon: Hipab – Premiere
Leonardo Marino: Previsioni del tempo – Premiere
Ligeti György: Aventures
Ligeti György: Nouvelles Aventures
Kurtág György: ... pas à pas - nulle part ...
Kurtág György: Four Poems by Anna Akhmatova

  • Andrea Jőrös – soprano
  • Sarah Defrise – soprano
  • Devi Suriani – alto
  • Daniel Nicholson – baritone
  • UMZE Ensemble
  • Conductors: Péter Eötvös (5), Gergely Vajda (1, 2), Martin Rajna (3, 4, 6), Jonas Bürgin (3, 4, 6)