My friends are those who haunt the Ideal; there, dear friend, we 'recognize' each other, and shall always do so…

Liszt to Ödön Mihalovich
Contemporary Ensemble of the Liszt Academy

16 May 2019, 19.00-21.00

Solti Hall

Contemporary Ensemble of the Liszt Academy

Zsolt Serei's Composer Recital

Zsolt Serei: 7' 20''
Zsolt Serei: Epitaphium - in memoriam Ádám Rajhona 
Zsolt Serei: 21 Melodic fragments - in memoriam Morton Feldman
intermission
Zsolt Serei: Partita
Zsolt Serei: L’ombre sur les structures pliées - hommage à P. Boulez
Zsolt Serei: Pavane & Double - premiere

Featuring: students of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music

For the most part, practice for the solo repertoire, chamber music and symphony orchestra lie at the core of studies pursued by instrumental students of the Liszt Academy. In addition, special emphasis is devoted to teaching the various period styles, including the contemporary music course during which students gain an awareness of 20th–21st-century composers and their techniques. At the end of 2018, the programme was a compilation of works by British composer and clarinettist Mark Simpson, while in 2019 the course and public concert pay respects to the work of composer Zsolt Serei. This event is also our way of celebrating the artist on his 65th birthday. Zsolt Serei, who is a teacher in the composition department of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, is a leading figure on the Hungarian contemporary music scene. Besides two operas, his compositional oeuvre mainly comprises instrumental and vocal chamber and solo compositions. For this composer’s evening, the audience hears a few characteristic works performed by students of the Liszt Academy.

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Presented by

Liszt Academy Concert Centre

Supporter:

National Cultural Fund of Hungary

Tickets:

Admission to the concert is free. Free tickets can be obtained from the ticket office at the Liszt Academy one month before the concert.