He studied composition with Per NorgENrd and later with the 1986 Grawemeyer Award winner Gyorgy Ligeti
The highlight of the concert will be a performance - if it can be so called - of a piece called Symphony for 100 Metronomes, or Poeme symphonique, by Gyorgy Ligeti
While admired by Andras Schiff and having a good relationship with Daniel Barenboim, his friendship with composer Gyorgy Ligeti
In the last four or five years, Denk has cemented his position as one of the most thoughtful, inquisitive musicians of his generation, equally at home in music by composers like Thomas Ades, Gyorgy Ligeti
and Henry Cowell as in standards by Beethoven and Bach.
With an eclectic mix of music from Bach and Mozart to contemporary classical composers Gyorgy Ligeti
(fittingly, born in Transylvania) and Fred Frith, Bruce explores choreographic styles which range from the subtlety of classical etiquette to visceral contemporary dance.
He discusses the idea of "German music"; the work of Arnold Schoenberg, Alban Berg, Nikos Skalkottas, Luigi Nono, Olivier Messiaen, Pierre Boulez, Gyorgy Ligeti
, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Bernd Alois Zimmermann, Alfred Schnittke, Hanz Werner Henze, and Wolfgang Rihm; the music of postmodern composers; multicultural phenomena in new music; nationalism and folklorism; principles of vocal composition; and the influence of Beethoven on the Schoenberg school.
Works by Kenneth Hesketh, Gyorgy Ligeti
, John Adams, Kurtag, Bach and Nicolas Bolens.
The year 2011 saw the publication of these two new books on Gyorgy Ligeti
(1923-2006), one of the most important composers in the second half of the twentieth century.
After London, he studied electronic music in the Netherlands and, finally, he spent three years with the inventive Austro-Hungarian composer Gyorgy Ligeti
30pm New York-based cellist tackles Bach and performs a miniature by one of the 20th century's great musical radicals, Gyorgy Ligeti
Some excellent music has been composed on and for the computer by composers Gyorgy Ligeti
and Charles Wuorinen, (Quaglia, 2000), and Larry Sitsky (Nisbet, 1991); however much of it would not engage the average teenager.
They will have a pianist with them tomorrow when they perform a varied programme of music by Verdi, Anton Reicha, Darius Milhaud, Paul Patterson, Gilbert Vinter, Malcolm Arnold, Gyorgy Ligeti
and Norman Hallam from 7.