Phœnix

In Memoriam Peter Eötvös

In Memoriam Peter Eötvös (2.1.1944–24.3.2024)

We are planning a memorial concert for the important Hungarian composer and conductor Peter Eötvös, who died unexpectedly on March 24 this year, with three ensemble works that Eötvös wrote over a period of 32 years. Our guest conductor is the Hungarian composer, clarinettist and conductor Gregory Vajda. He has been the program director of the “Peter Eötvös Contemporary Music Foundation” in Budapest since 2018.


Program

Peter Eötvös (1944–2024) “Sequences of the Wind” for flute and ensemble (1975–2002) – 29’ Peter Eötvös (1944–2024) “Octet” for flute, clarinet, 2 bassoons, 2 trumpets and 2 trombones (2007) – 15’ Peter Eötvös (1944–2024) “Brass – The Metal Space” actions for 7 brass players and 2 percussionists without conductor (1990) – 22’
Gregory Vajda
conductor
Christoph Bösch
flute, alto flute, piccolo
Antje Thierbach
oboe, English horn
Richard Haynes
clarinet
clarinet
bass clarinet
Edurne Santos Arrastua
bassoon
Mihaly Fliegauf
bassoon
Aurélien Tschopp
horn
horn
Nenad Marković
trumpet
trumpet
Michael Büttler
trombone
trombone
Janne Jakobsson
tuba
Nejc Grm
accordion
João Pacheco
percussion
Daniel Stalder
percussion
Aleksander Gabryś
double bass