Two Szokolay-cantata


JAN 09.   19:00

Budapest Music Center, Library

1093 Budapest, Mátyás u. 8.

On this evening conductor Gergely Vajda aims to acquaint the audience with two cantatas from the oeuvre of Sándor Szokolay. Apart from the analysis of the pieces he will also discuss the respective places they hold in European and global music history and our relation to our own musical recent past.

Sándor Szokolay: A Minden-Titkok titka  – 1977

Solo cantata based on the poems of Endre Ady

Sándor Szokolay: Palme  – 1990

Solo cantata based on the poems of Paul Valéry


Emőke Baráth – soprano

Péter Tfirst – violin

Anett Jóföldi – flute

Máté Bán –  alto flute

Gábor Varga – clarinet

György Salamon –bass clarinet

György Lakatos – bassoon

Ágnes Polónyi – harp

András Szalai – cimbalom

Dalma Cseh – piano

Gergely Vajda – conductor