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

2024

Peter Eötvös receives Lifetime Achievement Award

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2024

Valuska made available online

Valuska is available online until mid-July 2024. 

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2023

Ligetidyll – German premiere

Musik der Zeit – Focus: Peter Eötvös
with WDR Sinfonieorchester in Cologne

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2023

ANGELS IN AMERICA receives Austrian Music Theater Prize

For the production “Angels in America” by Peter Eötvös. the Salzburg State Theater receives the Austrian Music Theater Prize in the “Best Contemporary Music Theater Production” category.

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2023

Eötvös: Ligetidyll – premiere

on May 28th at BMC Budapest with Concerto Budapest

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Upcoming

compositions in concert

28 May, 2024
Tokyo, Japan
Eötvös: Reading Malevich, Harp concerto

Xavier de Maistre, harp
Conductor: TBC
NHK Orchestra

 

28 May, 2024
Budapest, Hungary
Eötvös: Lectures différentes

Budavári evangélikus templom

Quasar Saxophone Quartet (Montréal)

31 May, 2024
Tokyo, Japan
Eötvös: Siren's song, Speaking drums, Focus, The Gliding of the Eagle in the Skies

Sogakudo Concert Hall, Tokyo University of the Arts
Museum of Creativity

Geidai Philharmonia Orchestra
Takafumi Fujimoto, percussion
Nobuya Sugawa, saxophone
Zsolt Nagy, conductor

Péter Eötvös
- Sirens' Song  (2020)
- Speaking drums - four poems for percussion solo and orchestra
(2012/2013)
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- Focus ~ for solo saxophone and orchestra (2021)
- The Gliding of the Eagle in the Skies (2011)

4 Jun, 2024
Vienna, Austria
Eötvös: Harp concerto

Xavier de Maistre, harp
Radio Symphonic Orchestra

 

15 Jun, 2024
Budapest, Hungary
Eötvös: Ligetidyll

Orchestra: Ensemble Ars Nova
Budapest Music Center

Upcoming masterclasses

10 Jun, 2024
Budapest, Hungary
Peter Eötvös Foundation masterclass for conductors

10-15, June 2024
"Eötvös 80"
Budapest Music Center

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New release

New opera

Foundation

Peter Eötvös Foundation

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