For his first LP, 2015's At Least For Now, which artfully combines both genres and styles, Benjamin Clementine took home the Mercury Prize, Britain's most prestigious British music award honouring the album of the year. A sophisticated mix of classical music, chamber pop and rock opera from the very beginning, the songs this musician with Ghanaian roots has composed are also distinguished from those of his contemporaries by their poetic sensitivity. His captivating, velvety baritone makes his pe... More details
This unique piece transports the audience into a world where loss is not just the lack of something, but a life force, vigour that sustains us all. Sensuous and rich in musical nuances, this dance theatre production can be seen as a mythical walk through vast and varied emotional landscapes, leading to a place where it is possible to breathe once again. The starting point is a dramatic literary source of profound depth, telling the story of parental grief with passion. The music was composed by ... More details
Like the story, the opera itself may already be familiar to the Hungarian audience, as it was also staged in Budapest in 2020, so we can already know from this that Heggie is a true opera composer with a strong dramatic sense, one who has created a contemporary classic in collaboration with his Tony and Emmy award-winning librettist Terrence McNally. The opera, an unsettling work that challenges viewers to examine their positions, had its New York premiere delayed by the pandemic and will now be... More details
When he received an Artisjus Award for Popular Music Composer of the Year for his 2021 album The Missing Song, Gergő Borlai stated that he likes to play without restrictions in terms of genre. The technical basics, honed to perfection, are only necessary for take-off. For Borlai, spontaneous play alongside partners blessed with outstanding improvisational ability is the highest creative form. Which is something that this six-member group was born to do. As a sound designer and super solid groove... More detailsinfo
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Today programs 30.09.2023