Past events

Tuesday
14
May 2024

Classical:NEXT

Classical:NEXT presents artists and ensembles from around the world that push the boundaries and extend the horizons of art music.

The Showcase Festival features a live concert series of artists and productions across different formats, providing a unique opportunity to experience a number of performances in a short amount of time.

The Festival is comprised of Daytime and Evening Showcases, Club Showcases and DJs with performances at the Innovation Award ceremony.

Saturday
4
May 2024

Nuc in New York City

Ligeti Quartet play tracks from their new album Nuc, of music by Anna Meredith, at Bang on a Can's Long Play Festival

Featuring 50+ concerts , Long Play also showcases a dense network of inventive music venues in Brooklyn – with performances at BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music), Roulette, Public Records, BRIC, Murmrr, Irondale Center for the Arts, The Center for Fiction, plus outdoor events and more. A limited number of 3-day Early Bird Festival and Supporter Passes are on sale now!

Wednesday
17
April 2024

Nuc in Huddersfield & Student Composer Showcase

19:00 - 19:45: Student compositions with visual accompaniment
19:45 - 20:00: Interval
20:00 - 21:15: Ligeti Quartet plays Anna Meredith

This concert is part of the Cultures of Creative Health programme; in addition to strings, Nuc features the sounds of synths, drum machines, birdsong, an MRI scanner, brass and hums, exploring the sounds we encounter as part of everyday wellbeing practices as well as in medical settings.

Friday
12
April 2024

Nuc in Peterborough

Anna Meredith has achieved incredible success straddling multiple musical worlds, never compromising her raw, individual style. This concert features the Ligeti Quartet’s new album Nuc, providing a survey of Meredith’s career to date, heard through her original works for string quartet. New arrangements of Meredith’s music by the Quartet's violist Richard Jones also feature, including from her award-winning electronic and dance albums.

Cover art by Eleanor Meredith and Martin McGrath

Thursday
11
April 2024

Nuc in London

Anna Meredith has achieved incredible success straddling multiple musical worlds, never compromising her raw, individual style. This concert features the Ligeti Quartet’s new album Nuc, providing a survey of Meredith’s career to date, heard through her original works for string quartet. New arrangements of Meredith’s music by the Quartet's violist Richard Jones also feature, including from her award-winning electronic and dance albums.

Cover art by Eleanor Meredith and Martin McGrath

Thursday
21
March 2024

Nuc in Portsmouth

Anna Meredith has achieved incredible success straddling multiple musical worlds, never compromising her raw, individual style. This concert features the Ligeti Quartet’s new album Nuc, providing a survey of Meredith’s career to date, heard through her original works for string quartet. New arrangements of Meredith’s music by the Quartet's violist Richard Jones also feature, including from her award-winning electronic and dance albums.

Cover art by Eleanor Meredith and Martin McGrath

Thursday
14
March 2024

Jazzwoche Burghausen

LAURA JURD Stepping back, jumping in

Laura Jurd - trumpet
Raphael Clarkson - trombone
Martin Lee Thomson - euphonium
Ligeti Quartet - strings
Elliot Galvin - piano 
Conor Chaplin - bass
Corrie Dick - drums
Rob Luft - banjo, gitar

Friday
19
January 2024

Ligeti @ 100: Hay Music Trust

Hay Music celebrates 101 years since the birth of György Ligeti with the return of the superb Ligeti Quartet, highly acclaimed exponents of his work. The concert will be preceded by a 15 minute introduction by two people who knew Ligeti well: Prof Richard Steinitz OBE, author of the definitive book on Ligeti and Sally Groves MBE, who was Ligeti's agent for many years, together with a member of the Ligeti Quartet.

Sunday
5
November 2023

Ligeti Festival - Quartets and Etudes

Delve into the world of György Ligeti’s chamber music, from his youthful forays into composition inspired by Hungarian folklore to the radical experimentations of his later years. / Ces musiciens et musiciennes d'exception nous entraînent au cœur de l’univers de György Ligeti, de ses premiers essais de jeunesse inspirés du folklore hongrois aux expérimentations radicales de sa maturité.
Saturday
4
November 2023

Ligeti Festival - Ramifications

High-calibre Montreal-based musicians perform some of Ligeti’s most ambitious chamber compositions, exhibiting the ingenuity and eclecticism of one of the most unique musical ventures of the 20th century. / Des interprètes parmi les meilleurs de Montréal joueront les plus ambitieuses compositions de chambre du maître hongrois qui révèlent l’ingéniosité et l’éclectisme de cette musique parmi les plus originales du XXe siècle.
Wednesday
18
October 2023

Nuc in Milton Keynes

Anna Meredith has achieved incredible success straddling multiple musical worlds, never compromising her raw, individual style. This concert features the Ligeti Quartet’s new album Nuc, providing a survey of Meredith’s career to date, heard through her original works for string quartet. New arrangements of Meredith’s music by the Quartet's violist Richard Jones also feature, including from her award-winning electronic and dance albums.

Cover art by Eleanor Meredith and Martin McGrath

Thursday
12
October 2023

Nuc in Manchester

Anna Meredith has achieved incredible success straddling multiple musical worlds, never compromising her raw, individual style. This concert features the Ligeti Quartet’s new album Nuc, providing a survey of Meredith’s career to date, heard through her original works for string quartet. New arrangements of Meredith’s music by the Quartet's violist Richard Jones also feature, including from her award-winning electronic and dance albums.

Cover art by Eleanor Meredith and Martin McGrath