Collaborating with the Liszt Cultural Institute, Saint Peter’s is celebrating the extraordinary life and work of Hungarian Composer György Ligeti with a concert and discussion with Martin Bresnick, chair of the composition department of the Yale School of Music. A former student of Ligeti, Bresnick leads a discussion of some of the epoque-defining works by the composer with life music by internationally renowned concert pianist Lisa Moore. The concert program will include excerpts from the Musica Ricercata, piano etudes, Hungarian Rock, and early songs by the composer with guest singer Mária Lökösházi and organist Balint Karosi.
Lisa Moore performs:
Musica Ricercate I-VIII (1951-1953)
> I. Sostenuto II. Mesto, rigido e cerimoniale III. Allegro con spirito IV. Tempo di Valse (poco vivace “à l’orgue de Barbarie”) V. Rubato, Lamentoso VI. Allegro molto capriccioso VII. Cantabile, molto legato VIII. Vivace. Energico
Etudes pour piano: (1985)
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Concert also includes:
5 Arany Songs