Aural traces in Siena

Under the motto Tracce (Traces), the summer festival of the Accademia Musicale Chigiana will dedicate an extensive focus to György Ligeti's music in July and August 2024. The Orchestra della Toscana opened the programme with violinist Ilya Gringolts, who will again be performing there with Anton Gerzenberg on 11 August.

A total of 28 compositions of various genres by György Ligeti will be performed in fourteen concerts in Siena from 5 July to 28 August. Numerous renowned artists are taking part in the festival programme. Ilya Gringolts and the Orchestra della Toscana will open the programme with Ligeti's violin concerto.

© Irmeli Jung

In 2019, Wergo released a portrait CD including Anssi Karttunen’s recordings of Hans Werner Henze’s English Love Songs with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Oliver Knussen.