Ligeti’s Legacy in Retrospect

The Association “Transylvania Art and Science”, Cluj-Napoca, Romania in collaboration with Gheorghe Dima Music Academy is pleased to announce the International Conference




hosted at “I. Lapedatu” Hall of the National Bank of Romania, on 26 and 27 May, 2016. The event is organised within the Festival ‘A Tribute to György Ligeti in his Native Transylvania’ (Festival director: Bianca Ţiplea Temeş).


The conference features an exciting line-up of contributors and aims to provide a forum for a dialogue among scholars from various musical standpoints while presenting a portrait of the composer 10 years after his death. The official conference language is English.


We would be happy to welcome participants from abroad, no participation fee required. If you are interested, please send an email to the following address, mentioning your name and affiliation:


As places are limited, we will consider applications in the order of their confirmation. Apart from attending the conference, participants will have the unique opportunity to visit Cluj in the heart of Transylvania, a very dynamic city full of culture where Ligeti started to study music.


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