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2010

Events in 2010
(50th Anniversary Year of death of Mátyás Seiber)

2010 marks the 50th Anniversary Year of the premature death of Matyas Seiber – the victim of a road traffic accident when about to return home from a successful concert conducting tour in South Africa.

14/03/10 Cantate – included the Three Hungarian Folksongs in their Festival Cantate ConcertProgramme, West Road Concert Hall, Cambridge – 7pm
29/03/10 Delphian Records – issued Edinburgh Quarter’s CD of the Three Seiber String Quartets.
06/04/10 HCC Evening – Interview of Hugh Wood, Alan Gibbs & Julia Seiber Boyd by Jessica Duchen at the Hungarian Cultural Centre, 10 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London – 7pm.
14/04/10 Cambridge Szeged Society & Matyas Seiber Trust Concert – “Seiber & his influences – 50 years on” – Concert by Lesley Jane Rogers (soprano) & John Turner (Recorder) & Janet Simpson (piano) – perform :- Bartok, Seiber, Wood, Gibbs, Frid, Janovicky – the last piece a premiere, setting text by Georege Szirtes to music. A very special event; the 3 composers (all Seiber pupils) and the poet will be attending the concert – 7pm. Tickets from Cambridge Box Office: – 01223 357851Click here to Poster for the event

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22/04/10 British Library & British Museum Singers – included the 3 Hungarian Folksongs in their lunch time concert programme. 1.15 at St Pancras Church Euston Road, London
22/04/10 Schott’s Music – Launch Party for the Edinburgh Quartet CD – with live performance – at 48 Great Marlborough Street, London. By invitation – contact Sally Groves at Schott’s.
26/05/10 Howard Williams CC21 performed Seiber songs in concert at Pécs – capital city of European culture 2010
12/06/10 Edinburgh Quartet performed Seiber 3rd string quartet in Glasgow Music Festival
16/06/10 Seiber & James Joyce – concert planned during James Joyce Symposium at Szombathely Hungary
18/06/10 Wind serenade – sextet performed at Yorba Linda, California
27/06/10 Kodály Institute Kecskemét Miraculum childrens’ choir performed Seiber songs in concert at Jesus College, Cambridge
17/07/10 Seiber’s Piano & Recorder piece performed by Stemp in Michaelhouse lunchtime concert series, Cambridge
30/07/10 Veronica Henderson & Jill Morton performed Seiber and other Hungarian & English music for ‘cello & piano – Fitzwilliam College Chapel. Click here to download the poster
24/09/10 Seiber commemoration concert – Frankfurt Hoch KonservatoriumClick here to find out more about the concert and programme
03/10/10 Seiber Missa Brevis & Kodály’’s lament on Seiber’’s death – St Louis, Missouri USA
06/10/10 Seiber’s Ulysses Concert of music associated with Joyce, Carnegie Hall, New York USA
15/10/10 Cambridge Chamber Ensemble
Bateman Auditorium, Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge.Click Here to download the event poster
23/10/10 Mátyás Seiber and his Legacy
Howard Williams directs the CC21 (Choir of the 21st Century)Queens’ College Chapel, Cambridge 23 October 2010 7.00pm

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11/11/10 Hoch Konservatorium – symposium on the first academic study of Jazz
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