Lukas Ligeti: 50th Birthday Concert

Sunday, June 14, 2015. 5:30 pm

Lukas Ligeti has been a vitally creative contributor to NYC’s experimental and avant-garde music scene in all it facets since arriving here in 1998. On the occasion of his 50th birthday, the Austrian Cultural Forum presents an unprecedented overview of Ligeti’s work as a composer. The concert series will culminate in this performance, presented jointly with Roulette, and featuring Lukas Ligeti’s music for chamber orchestra. Ensemble Mise-En will perform the world premiere of a new, extensive work commissioned by the ACFNY, several other works on the program are US or NYC premieres.

Champagne for Urbana
Thinking Songs
Castle of Turns (2007)
Zambezi (1999, new version 2015)
Surroundedness (2012)

Co-presented with the Austrian Cultural Forum.