Workshop - György Ligeti 100 years
Welcome to a workshop where you will listen to, and learn more about, the music of Hungarian composer György Ligeti. The Swedish Radio Choir together with music director Kaspars Putniņš will perform some of Ligeti’s most vocally intricate pieces, and Per Mårtensson, professor of compostion at the Royal University of Music will lecture on the development of Ligeti’s music from 1960. The workshop is open for everyone, but a prior knowledge of music and composition techniques is recommended.
Wednesday March 22, 15.00-17.00 pm
The Swedish Radio Choir with mucis director Kaspars Putniņš performes György Ligetis Lux Aeterna.
Per Mårtensson, professor of composition at the Royal University of Music gives a background to Ligeti’s compositional technique from 1960 and onwards.
Per Mårtensson is a composer and teacher who has mainly worked with instrumental music, but also with the mixture of instrumental and electroacoustic. Two of his solo concertos, for violin and flute, has been awarded the Christ Johnson prize by the Royal Academy of Music in 2000 and 2008. From 2001 to 2003 Mårtensson was the Composer in Residence at Musikradion in P2. Mårtensson began teaching in 1996 at the newly founded Gotland School of Music Composition together with Professor Sven-David Sandström. During the spring of 2007 he was the guest professor in composition at the Indiana University in the USA. Since 2021, Mårtensson is a professor in composition at the Royal University College of Music.
Intermission – coffee will be served.
Studies of György Ligeti’s Drei Hölderlin Phantasien. Analyzes and sonorous examples with the Swedish Radio Choir.
E-mail the participants name to email@example.com no later than Friday 10th of March. Entrance to Berwaldhallen on March 22 is only possible via presentation of ID. The workshop is in English.