Bartòk & Ligeti: Chamber & Orchestral Works
NAGNA STRAUCH CONQUER ENSEMBLE INTERCONTEMPORAIN PINTSCHER
Alpha is launching a collabroation with the Ensemble Intercontemporain and its new artistic director, composer-conductor Matthais Pintscher. | Noted for his interpretations of contemporary music, Pintscher developed an affinty for repertoire of the late 19th and 20th centuries. | This album features two works by Béla Bartók, a leading composer of the early 20th-century, and three concertos by Romanian composer György Ligeti, one of the most important composers of the late 20th-century. | Founded in 1976, Ensemble Intercontemporain is a Paris-based contemporary music ensemble of 31 soloists who are dedicated to music from the 20th and 21st centuries. | Hidéki Nagano (piano), Pierre Strauch (cello), and Jeann e-Marie Conquer (violin) are all featured on this album.