Lukas Ligeti himself can be heard on percussion and electronics when his ensemble Burkina Electric joins forces with the Gürzenich Orchestra to perform the suite in the Sartory Halls.more
Under the baton of Brad Lubman, the Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne will perform Lukas Ligeti's Suite for Burkina Electric and Symphony Orchestra on 4 June as part of the Oluzayo Festival, curated by the composer.
"Drastic and clear" - "strong and accurate": Johannes Klumpp received enthusiastic reviews for his conducting of the two opera premieres From a House of the Dead and The Makropulos Affair on April 30 at the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden. The Janáček double bill was performed again in May; individually, the operas will be shown until July.
Vito Žuraj's first full-length opera Blühen was premiered in Frankfurt in January 2023 and received enthusiastic reviews. Before the world premiere, we spoke to the composer about his collaboration with librettist Händl Klaus, director Brigitte Fassbaender and the Ensemble Modern, which played under Michael Wendeberg.