News

Leading professors of the program: Peter Eötvös (conductor, composer), Gregory Vajda (conductor, composer). For all working periods we are inviting renowned guest professors and musicians. The detailed program for 2018 is already announced here, the program of 2019 and 2020 will be promoted later, with a similar working pattern.

The supporter of the program is Art Mentor Foundation Lucerne.

Application deadline: 31 October 2017 


14 June 2017 18:00 BMC Library

Host: Gergely Fazekas music historian 

talks and mini-concert


Budapest Music Center, Budapest, Hungary
10-15 June, 2017

Peter Eötvös Foundation in cooperation with the Budapest Music Center announces a master course with orchestra for conductors. The call is open for conductors of all nationalities. The course is suitable for advanced conducting students and professional conductors with special interest in contemporary music repertoire.


13 February 18:00 BMC Library

Guest: Pascal Dusapin, French composer

public meeting and mini-concert 


30 January, 2017 18:00 BMC Library

Guest: Maestro Peter Eötvös

Public meeting


Application deadline: 31 January 2017 

Preparatory phase with Pascal Dusapin, Peter Eötvös, Andrea Meláth and singers
8-13 February 2017, Budapest Music Center

Production phase with Peter Eötvös, Gregory Vajda, Andrea Meláth
4-15 September 2017, Budapest Music Center

This special music theatre workshop is aiming to help young composers to produce contemporary duets for stage and give an insight of how an opera can unfold from the first ideas of a libretto to the very last beat of a premiere. The 5 best mini-operas of the workshop will be selected and presented at the Budapest Music Center staged by young directors of the University of Theatre and Film Arts.


Budapest Music Center, Budapest, Hungary
Abbaye de Royaumont, Royaumont, France
31 March - 9 April 2017 

Peter Eötvös Contemporary Music Foundation in cooperation with the Royaumont Foundation announces a master course for conductors between 1-9 April 2017 in Budapest and Royaumont. The call is open for conductors of all nationalities. The course is suitable for advanced conducting students and professional conductors with special interest in contemporary music repertoire. The course has an extended period in Royaumont focusing on Boulez.


16 November 7:30 PM BMC Concert Hall

Concert

Toshio Hosokawa, Japan’s pre-eminent living composer, creates his distinctive musical language from the fascinating relationship between western avant-garde art and traditional Japanese culture. 


20 October 2016 6 PM BMC Rooftop Room

Open Workshop

During the workshop presentation the public can get an insight of the workshop and listen to brand new contemporary pieces.


The Peter Eötvös Contemporary Music Foundation announces a workshop for composers, where they can conduct their own pieces, between 16-20 October, 2016 in Budapest Music Center (Budapest, Hungary). Application deadline: 31th August, 2016.


The Peter Eötvös Contemporary Music Foundation announces a workshop for composers led by Toshio Hosokawa and Peter Eötvös between 12-16 November 2016, in Budapest Music Center (Budapest, Hungary). Application deadline: 1st September, 2016.


Spotlight on Bartók / Kurtág / Lachenmann - 9-16 June, 2016, Budapest, Hungary. The Peter Eötvös Contemporary Music Foundation in cooperation with the Budapest Music Center announces a master course for conductors, featuring the Danubia Orchestra Óbuda (Hungary). Application deadline: 15th April, 2016.


4 April 2016 6 PM BMC Library | Public Meeting


1 February 2016 6 PM BMC Library | Public Meeting with music


The last edition of mustMEET Composers series in 2015 will be a concert and a public meeting with young composers on 9th November in the Concert Hall of Budapest Music Center.