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News Hungary » Music: Hungarian conductor Gabor Kali triumphs in Hong Kong’s first international battle of the batons

News channel or source: http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/community/article/2128215/hungarian-conductor-gabor-kali-triumphs-hong-kongs-first
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

A Hungarian has won Hong Kong’s first international orchestra ... Gabor Kali, 35, scored the highest mark from an international jury headed by Yip Wing-sie, music director of the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, and Christoph Poppen, its principal guest conductor.

News Hungary » Music: UChicago Presents series celebrates 20th-century composer Gyorgy Ligeti

News channel or source: https://news.uchicago.edu/article/2018/01/22/uchicago-presents-series-celebrates-20th-century-composer-gyorgy-ligeti
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

After World War II, Ligeti resumed his education and became a teacher at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest, but fled to Vienna following the Soviet defeat of the Hungarian Uprising of 1956. He would go on to become of the most influential ...

News Hungary » Music: How folk music went from daggy to cool

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096380296/How-folk-music-went-from-daggy-to-cool?src=RSS
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Folk' can also refer to music played by sincere cultural guardians who think ... Over the next century, legions of European urban nationalist intellectuals and musicians such as Hungarian composer Béla Bartók set off into the country hinterland to ...

News Hungary » Music: 17th century Hungarian serial killer Countess Elizabeth Báthory was as horrifying as mythical Count Dracula

News channel or source: https://medium.com/@olivaheseys/17th-century-hungarian-serial-killer-countess-elizabeth-b%C3%A1thory-was-as-horrifying-as-mythical-count-8bb66f6c826e
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

An example is the notorious case of Elizabeth Báthory, the so-called Hungarian “blood countess,” who seems to have inspired the conceptualized music authored by the British extreme-metal band Cradle of Filth. One of their studio albums, Cruelty and ...

News Hungary » Music: Sharjah World Music Festival 2018 Seven days of Wonderful World Music

News channel or source: https://www.albawaba.com/business/pr/sharjah-world-music-festival-2018-seven-days-wonderful-world-music-1072586
Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

Ukraine and Hungary. The performances from the eclectic array of artists will speak the universal language of music, in the process breaking down linguistic barriers and geographical boundaries as they entertain the audiences. The Flag Island Amphitheatre ...

News Hungary » Music: Beth Peerless, Where’s it at: Holodiloff’s music explores European traditional dance

News channel or source: http://www.montereyherald.com/article/NF/20180118/NEWS/180119901
Publication date: Wednesday 17 January 2018

Meeting guitarist Zak Misri a year or so ago when he was touring in the U.S. with his Balkan-Gypsy Band from Hungary was the catalyst to forming this band. Holodiloff and Misri got together to play and the music inspired the formation that features upright ...

News Hungary » Music: Hungarian Folk Band to Perform

News channel or source: http://www.independentnews.com/culture/hungarian-folk-band-to-perform/article_7187dd8c-fbf3-11e7-8e9b-73266a7e0d52.html
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

Taraf de Akácfa is an international 6 piece ensemble based out of Budapest, Hungary performing Balkan and Eastern European folk music. They mix their knowledge of different musical backgrounds to blend traditional styles with new ideas and arrangements.

News Hungary » Music: "We wrote a song called Jazz Iliad - but we lost it" - Derek Smalls talks to 6 Music Breakfast

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05v487g
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

Jane Lynch and The Hungarian Studio Orchestra. The album includes soon to be classics like Butt Call, MRI, Memo To Willie, Rock 'n' Roll Transplant, Hell Toupee and When Men Did Rock and Matt Everitt spoke to Derek down the line from LA for 6 Music Breakfast.

News Hungary » Music: Music Beyond Borders: Storioni Chamber Music Festival 2018

News channel or source: http://www.violinist.com/blog/hkurzbauer/20181/25633/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

At the Storioni Chamber Music Festival 2018, border crossing took on an expansive ... Hearts on sleeves spelled off by fascinating rhythms brought the idiomatic borderlands of the Hungarian hinterland home to Brabant as the dynamic duo bonded with their ...