Transparent Sound New Music Festival 2015

Does it make any sense to compose for two pianos tuned a quarter-tone apart from each other? Can you make music with a table? What is Carnevalism, and what is its connection to Fluxus, Dada and five young musicians from Vienna? What happens when eight percussionists with headphones and drumsticks walk through downtown Budapest? Which &hellip; <a href="https://2016.atlatszohang.hu/en/2023/02/13/transparent-sound-new-music-festival-2015/">Continued</a>


concert

“TON FÜR TON”

Can a simple line on a piece of paper be interpreted as notated music, if we define the parameters of interpretation, or use the line as musical inspiration?
01.12 18:00
BMC Library
concert

ALL THAT IS THE CASE

Can a simple line on a piece of paper be interpreted as notated music, if we define the parameters of interpretation, or use the line as musical inspiration? The original goal of musical notation – to make a musical action reproducible – has without doubt gained new meaning in the era of recorded sound, and &hellip; <a href="https://2016.atlatszohang.hu/en/event/all-that-is-the-case-2/">Continued</a>
01.11 21:00
Szimpla Kert
concert, discussion

flute_extended

Sylvie Lacroix ́s recent CD release and concert performance The flute_extended was born after three years of close collaboration with five composers.
01.10 19:00
Fuga
lecture

The Space of Memory

We invited Dániel Péter Biró to talk about his very special compositional language and research based on different notated and oral traditions of Torah reading and Qur’an recitation, Gematria – the ancient traditions of making connections between letters and numbers – and new technology.
01.10 18:00
Fuga
exhibition

Visible Sound

The Hermina Gallery provides space and opportunities for young contemporary composers and visual artists to collaborate together, creating projects in which music and visual arts intertwine with each other as equals.
01.07 18:00
Hermina Galéria
concert

SCHATTENKLÄNGE

The last piece to be heard at the festival’s closing concert is György Kurtág’s Lebenslauf, in which we can hear two basset horns and two pianos tuned a quarter-tone apart from each other.
01.13 19:30
BMC - Concert Hall
concert

Blacksnow Flux

Black Page Orchestra, named after a work by Frank Zappa (its title inspired by a densely inscribed piece of sheet music), is one of the youngest contemporary music ensembles in Austria. The ensemble often performs pieces with extremely complex notation, and also collaborate with visual artists to create compositions which bring together the worlds of &hellip; <a href="https://2016.atlatszohang.hu/en/event/blacksnow-flux-2/">Continued</a>
01.09 19:00
Liszt Academy - Solti Hall

 

Organizers:
Budapest Music Center, Institut français de Budapest, FUGA – Budapest Center of Architecture, Design without Borders, For a Concert Hall Foundation, Gryllus Kft., Három Holló, Pro Progressione, Trafó House of Contemporary Arts, Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music
Supporters and partners:
Ministry of Human Capacities Grant Management, Goethe Institute,  Instituto Cervantes, Institut français de Budapest, National Cultural Fund
Advisory board:
János Bali, András Csonka, Ádám Darázs,
Marcell Dargay, Gergely Fazekas, Judit Gaál,
Katalin György-Dóczy, Samu Gryllus, Balázs Horváth, Márton Illés, Orsolya Kaincz, András Kégl, Ernő Rubik, György Szabó, Judit Varga
Staff:
Balázs Horváth, Marcell Dargay (curator),
Katalin György-Dóczy,  Mirjam Pálfi, Enikő Nagy (communication),Adrienn Császár (graphic design), Orsolya Kaincz (website),György Naszáj, Balázs Mohai, Gábor Valuska (photo, stream)