Like most websites, danubeinstitute.hu also uses cookies for its operation. I understand that the Danube Institute is trying to compile relevant personalized bids for which I use many personal data. To get more information about these cookies and the processing of your personal data, check our Privacy Policy. I accept

 
 
What Makes Hungarian Music Hungarian?
25/05/2018
Past Events
A lecture by Michael Walsh, author and music critic on the music of Béla Bartók and Zoltán Kodály.
On June 12, 2018 the Danube Institute Presents
 
Michael Walsh, author, screenwriter, music critic and commentator to deliver a lecture entitled,
“What Makes Hungarian Music ‘Hungarian’?
 
What makes Hungarian music "Hungarian"? Composers such as Bartók and Kodály were a major force in the development of 20th-century music. Using major works by Béla Bartók and Zoltán Kodály, including the opera Bluebeard's Castle and the Sonata for Solo Cello, music critic Michael Walsh illustrates the distinctive qualities of melody, rhythm, and sonority that distinguishes their music -- and why it still has a hold on our imaginations today.
 
Michael Walsh is a journalist, author, and screenwriter. He was for 16 years the music critic and foreign correspondent for Time Magazine. His works include the novels As Time Goes By, And All the Saints (winner, 2004 American Book Award for fiction), as well as the recent nonfiction bestseller, The Devil’s Pleasure Palace and its sequel, The Fiery Angel.
 
Walsh is also the author of Who's Afraid of Classical Music and Who's Afraid of Opera, and Andrew Lloyd Webber: His Life and Works, a critical biography of the composer. With fellow TIME Contributor Richard Schickel, he is the co-author of Carnegie Hall: The First One Hundred Years, a cultural history of the great American concert hall. His most recent book about music is So When Does the Fat Lady Sing?
 
In 2015, he held a lecture on Horowitz in Moscow at the Liszt Ferenc Music Academy.
 
 
 
DATE: Tuesday, June 12, 2018
TIME: Registration: 13:45
Program begins at 14:00 and ends promptly at 15:45
PLACE: Institute for Musicology (Zenetudományi Intézet), Táncsics M. u 7, 1014 Budapest

 

What Next for Ukraine:Ukraine after the Election. VIDEO

Videos

Wit English subtitles!

Invisible Victims Conference Part2 - Panel1. VIDEO

Videos

Persecution, the Media and the Public: Mervyn Thomas, Damian Thompson, Stephen Bullivant, Fiona Bruce. Moderator: Peter Whittle.

Invisible Victims Conference. Part 3. Lecture by David Martin Jones. VIDEO.

Videos

Religion and the Clash of Civilizations

Invisible Victims Conference. Part 4. Responses. VIDEO

Videos

Baroness Cox, Miriam Lexmann, Kishore Jalabayan.

Invisible Victims Conference Part 5. - Panel 2. VIDEO

Videos

How are we addressing the problem? Can we do better? How are the churches responding? Hajnalka Juhász, Fr. Benedict Kiely. Moderated by Lord Brian Griffiths

The Free Market Roadshow 2019 Part2: Autonomous Automobiles-Good or Bad? VIDEO

Videos

Dr Róbert Pintér's Introduction followed by a student debate. Judges: Eszter Petronella Soós and Dr. Judit Mihalik April 12, 2019

FMRS 2019 Part 1: Europe at the Crossroads VIDEO

Videos

The Free Market Roadshow 2019 - Budapest Edition April 12, 2019

After the Elections: What Next for Ukraine?/Ukrajna az elnökválasztás után: Hogyan tovább?

Past Events

What can we expect after the April 21 presidential election? Mire számíthatunk az április 21-i elnökválasztás után?

Invisible Victims: Persecuted Believers and Western Governments

Past Events

An International Conference IN LONDON, organized by the Danube Institute and the New Culture Forum

Video: Reflections on the Revolution in France

Videos

Anne-Elisabeth Moutet, Ulla Terkelsen and Eszter Petronella Soós on the political situation in France.

MAP

H-1067 Budapest, Eötvös u. 24.
Phone: +36 1 269 1041
E-mail:info@danubeinstitute.hu
www.danubeinstitute.hu


Switch to a larger map

Events