New York Philharmonic: Ligeti's Satirical Opera Le Grand Macabre
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The last date listed for New York Philharmonic: Ligeti's Le Grand Macabre was Saturday May 29, 2010 / 8:00pm.
Currently at David Geffen Hall
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The Distinguished Concerts Orchestra and Singers come together at Lincoln Center for an emotional… More
In one of the signature events of the New York cultural season, Alan Gilbert and the Philharmonic give the much-anticipated, fully-staged New York premiere of György Ligeti’s satirical “anti-anti-opera.”
Meet Gepopo, Prince Go-Go, Piet the Pot, and their fellow inhabitants of Brueghelland, who’ve just been told by the devil that the world ends at midnight. In a carnival-like kaleidoscope of sight and sound, Ligeti (whose Atmosphères_ and other music is heard in the film _2001) tells their story with some of the most strikingly brilliant music he ever composed.