Szilárd Mezei Septet (H/SRB)
- Szilárd Mezei - viola
- Bogdan Ranković - alto sax, bass clarinet
- Branislav Aksin - trombone
- Ivan Burka - vibraphone
- Máté Pozsár - piano
- Ervin Malina - double bass
- István Csík - drums
The Szilárd Mezei Septet, formed in 2005, is the ensemble of Vojvodinian composer and violist, Szilárd Mezei. This is his third one in a series of chamber ensembles, preceded by his quintet and piano quintet. The septet's repertoire consists of over 30 compositions by Szilárd , written specifically for this arrangement. There is an evident tendency in the focus of the musical content towards researching complicated musical solutions in terms of chord and counterpoint-structures, as well as multilayered sonic scores on the musical plane. The composer is dedicated to exploring the possibilities of orchestration which, in relation to the composition of the instruments in the ensemble, offers great versatility of choice. The Septet's program ranges from completely free improvisation through organized improvisation to strict, written compositions while in terms of genre, it ranges from Hungarian folklore-based compositions to contemporary music and jazz. The septet is also sort of a link to larger arrangements and chamber ensembles. In various formations, which are either basic or extended versions of the septet, nine albums have been released so far.
Tickets are available for 1500 HUF on the spot,
online at jegy.hu, and at InterTicket Jegypont partners across Hungary.
Please don't forget to reserve a table after purchasing your ticket, as seating at Opus Jazz Club can only be guaranteed in this case.
We hold reservations until 8pm. Remaining tables are assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.
For reservations, please call +36 1 216 7894 and have your ticket or voucher at hand.