Composer

Conductor

Professor

Composer, conductor and professor: the Hungarian Peter Eötvös
combines all three roles in a single extraordinarily high-profile career.
Born in 1944, he has long been considered one of the most significant
and influential personalities in the world of music both as an
internationally recognized conductor and a composer of highly acclaimed
operas, orchestral works and concertos written for well-known artists
from all over the world. As a professor, he founded his own institutes
for the future generation of young conductors and composers with
a focus on contemporary music.

News

2022

Golden Dragon – remake

Peter Eötvös’ music theater “The Golden Dragon” in the production of Barbora Horáková at Semperoper, Dresden.

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2022

Eötvös: Sleepless – Hungarian premiere

Bartók Spring International Art Weeks
Opera Ballad concert version at Müpa Budapest

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2022

Eötvös: Sleepless – Swiss premiere

Grand Théâtre de Genève with OSR – Orchestre de la Suisse Romande.
Directed by Kornél Mundruczó, conducted by Peter Eötvös and Maxime Pascal

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2022

Eötvös: Fermata – premieres

Fermata is a concerto for 15 musicians sitting five feet apart. They present a kind of time report: from our Covid days and pandemic years, in which normal life suddenly comes to a standstill, then continues somewhat chaotically and stops again with tragic events.

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2022

Cologne WDR Studio for Electronic Music in operation again

It looks exactly like between 1971-1978 when Peter Eötvös worked there as a technician and composer.

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Upcoming

compositions in concert

28 Aug, 2022
Budapest, Hungary
Eötvös: Adventures of the Dominant Seventh Chord, A Call, para Paloma, Cadenza, Derwishtanz, Joyce, Psy for flute, violoncello, harp

New Millenium International Chamber Music Festival
Orsolya Korcsolán, violin
Haruka Nagao, violoncello
Noémi Győri, flute
Csaba Pálfi, clarinet
Klára Bábel, harp

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13 Oct, 2022
Budapest, Hungary
Eötvös: Cello Concerto Grosso

István Várdai, violoncello
Conductor: Róbert Farkas
MÁV Symphony Orchestra
Academy of Music
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1 Dec, 2022
Worms, Germany
Eötvös: Seven

Sebastian Bohren, violin
Das Wormsel

3 Dec, 2022
Mannheim, Germany
Eötvös: Seven

Sebastian Bohren, violin
Rosengarten, Musensaal

4 Dec, 2022
Mainz, Germany
Eötvös: Seven

Sebastian Bohren, violin
Rheingoldhalle

Upcoming

concerts & masterclasses

27 Oct, 2022
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Radio Chamber Orchestra

Cond: Peter Eötvös

19 Nov, 2022
Budapest, Hungary
Concerto orchestra

A Hallgatás Napja - The Day of Listening
cond.: Peter Eötvös
House of Music

20 Nov, 2022
Budapest, Hungary
Concerto orchestra

A Hallgatás Napja - The Day of Listening
cond.: Peter Eötvös
House of Music

6 Apr, 2023
Budapest, Hungary
Klangforum Ensemble

Ligeti Concertos
Conductor: Peter Eötvös
MÜPA

14 Apr, 2023
Stavanger, Norway
Orchestra Festival

Eötvös: Cziffra Psodia
János Balázs, piano
Conductor: Peter Eötvös

New release

Foundation

Peter Eötvös Foundation

Founded in 1991, renewed in 2004 it undertakes the supporting and promoting of young composers’s and conductors’s career.