Serving the San Francisco Bay Area New Music Community

Fri, Mar 17 2017 7:30 PM

Noe Valley Ministry
1021 Sanchez St., San Francisco, CA

Through one mind, a universe of music.

Join us on March 17 and 18 for Bard Music West’s inaugural festival, The World of György Ligeti, and explore the eclectic music and influences of the brilliant Hungarian composer whose revolutionary works became famous through the films of Stanley Kubrick. Encounter Transylvanian folk music, absurdist theater, monumental choral works, a world premiere, and some of Ligeti’s most stunning compositions.

Single tickets are only $25 online. Discount packages available for the full festival and Marathon Saturday (all Saturday events). Enjoy beer from Lagunitas Brewing Company with your ticket purchase!

See the full schedule here:

7:30pm, Friday March 17
Program One: Hungarian Roots

Explore Ligeti’s Hungarian Jewish origins and rhythmic influences, from Béla Bartók to the folk music of Transylvania.

György Ligeti: Musica ricercata for solo piano
Transylvanian folk music
Béla Bartók: String Quartet No. 2, Sz. 67
Ligeti: Cello Sonata
Sierra: Songs from the Diaspora for soprano, piano, and string quartet

Cost: $25 general/ $15 student