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Influences/Confluences: Bauhaus as seen by composer Lukas Ligeti

14 Aug 2016

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7 pm

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$20 ($25 at door)

National Sawdust

New York
New York, United States

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A live performance highlighting Lukas Ligeti’s compositions from 1988 to 2016, and the lasting influence of the Bauhaus movement on the composer’s creative process.

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This concert closes the Hungarian Cultural Center's festival, Modernity X Hungary, focusing on the legacy of the great artist/designer László Moholy-Nagy, and it coincides with the exhibition, Moholy-Nagy: Future Present, at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum this summer. 

Lukas Ligeti's ongoing artistic dialogue with the Bauhaus artists, especially the work of Moholy-Nagy, has led him to investigate new forms of rhythmic perception and startling juxtapositions between the “strict” and the “playful” - both key issues for Bauhaus artists. Program highlights include the world premiere of a quintet for soprano and four musicians (an homage to Moholy-Nagy sung by Ariadne Greif), several compositions for large ensembles performed by Contemporaneous, and a 30-minute tour de force for marimba presented by the incomparable virtuoso Ji Hye Jung.

 

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Lukas Ligeti

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