Zoltán Gyöngyössy 60 - Memorial Evening


If Zoltán Gyöngyössy was alive he would be 60 years old on the 20th of February, 2018. He was one of the best flutist of his generation. Many contemporary composers have dedicated their pieces to him. He was a member of the Europe Chamber Orchestra led by Claudio Abbado, and initially a member of the Budapest Festival Orchestra as well. He regularly taked part in the activities of the Szombathely Bartók Festival headed by Péter Eötvös. In 1993, he toured with Ensemble Modern (Frankfurt, Vienna, Berlin). He played regularly with the Budapest String Ensemble, the Weiner-Szász Chamber Symphony Orchestra and the Erkel Chamber Orchestra, and used to play with Új Zenei Stúdió. He was a member of the ensembles Componensemble, UMZE and Intermoduláció. He was a professor of the Ferenc Liszt University of Music in Budapest and the University of Pécs.

Friends, students and colleagues of Zoltán Gyöngyössy will pay tribute to him with stories and with his own musics and pieces dedicated to him.

16:00 - 16:45 Concert

Zoltán Gyöngyössy: Pearls, Duos, Trios

17:00 - Memorial Program
Talks, audio and video spots (In Hungarian)

János Bálint, Annamária Bán, Máté Bán, Ákos Dratsay, Márk Fülep, László Hadady, Gergely Ittzés, Dávid Kanyó, András Kemenes, Ágota Kiss, Kamilla Kiss, György Lakatos, Lajos Lencsés, István Lukácsházi, Vera Oross, Zsolt Romos, Zsolt Serei, Kristóf Siklósi, Tünde Szabóki, Rita Termes

2018 February 24 Saturday