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American Composers Forum

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December 2018

Screening of György Ligeti’s Le Grand Macabre

December 15 @ 7:30 pm
American Composers Forum, 75 West 5th St, Suite 522
St. Paul, MN 55102 United States
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The American Composers Forum and 113 Composers Collective invite you to a free screening of György Ligeti’s Le Grand Macabre! The absurd-tragicomical masterpiece, which Ligeti called an "anti-anti-opera," blends popular theatre, comics, pop art, cabaret, caricature, and the Apocalypse with fascinating ease. Le Grand Macabre (1974–77, revised version 1996) is the only opera by Hungarian composer György Ligeti. The opera has two acts, and its libretto – based on the 1934 play La balade du grand macabre by Michel De Ghelderode – was written by Ligeti in collaboration with Michael Meschke (sv), director of…

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