Péter Kőszeghy (born September 2, 1971 in Balassagyarmat ) is a Hungarian composer and music teacher .
Kőszeghy was born in Balassagyarmat, Hungary, in 1971. From 1985 to 1989 he attended the Béla Bartók High School for Music in Miskolc , where he received flute lessons. From 1989 to 1992 he studied flute and music education at the Pedagogical Faculty of the Franz Liszt Music Academy in Győr . In addition, he took private composition lessons from Attila Reményi and Endre Olsvay . From 1992 to 1993 he was a member of the “Young Composers Group” (Fiatal Zeneszerzők Csoportja (FZCS.)) In Budapest .
In 1993 she moved to Germany and studied composition with Paul-Heinz Dittrich and electronic music with Andre Bartetzki at the Studio for Electroacoustic Music (STEAM) at the Hanns Eisler Music Academy in Berlin . From 2000 to 2001 he attended Hans Zender's composition class at the Frankfurt University of Music and Performing Arts . He attended seminars by Edisson Denissow , Gerhard Stäbler , Mathias Spahlinger and Friedrich Goldmann . He was also a guest at the Darmstadt summer courses .
Since 1999 he has lived in Berlin as a freelance composer and music teacher . His works have been performed by the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra , musikFabrik , the Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin , the Ensemble Sortisatio , the Ensemble Zagros and the Ensemble Aleph , among others . Since 2004, Kőszeghy's complete works have been published by Edition Juliane Klein . In 2009 he was composer in residence for Deutschlandfunk and the Kunst-Station Sankt Peter .
In 2002 he was a lecturer in the “Young Composed” course at the Rheinsberg Music Academy , in 2008 at the Weimar Spring Festival for contemporary music and since 2009 at the KlangNetz Dresden and the Carl Maria von Weber Academy of Music in Dresden .
Kőszeghy is a member of the Brandenburg New Music Association , has been with musik21 since 2007 and in the Forum Contemporary Music Leipzig since 2009 .
(Selection from recent works)
- L`Ècole du Libertinage for electric violin 
- SPIRITS for flute and tape CD [2004/2005] for Camilla Hoitenga
- NIOBE for flute 
- UTOPIA XIII "Ice Flowers" for flute piccolo  Dedicated to Camilla Hoitenga
- UTOPIE XV "crystal" for organ  commissioned by the DLF
- UTOPIE XVII "chochma" for Bohlen Pierce clarinet [2009/2010]
- UTOPIE XI "deep inside" for tuba - dedicated to Jan Termath 
- CHUFU for Kontraforte - dedicated to Robert Gillinger 
- ATEM for double bass flute - dedicated to Klaus Schöpp 
- BLUE (brooklet) for piano 
- SUN for Toy Piano 
- NOIRE (noble - brilliant) for piano [2012–13]
- MOON VEIL for toy piano and melodica (one player) 
- "GIVE: 1., fat that hides, 2., felt that warms, 3., copper that conducts, 4., honey that nourishes, 5., blood that pulses, 6., battery that recharges "for clarinet (B-flat), bassoon, trombone, percussion, piano, cello and double bass 
- IGNIS, LUX ... for clarinet (s), saxophone (s) and piano [2004/2005]
- It's enough! for 3 recorders 
- UTOPIA (sound instead of quiet city - stray illusion) piano trio 
- POGO for four percussionists with fur instruments 
- SECRET BOOK for soprano, flute, oboe, clarinet in Bb, piano and percussion 
- ABYSS  for voice and accordion. Premiere January 26th, 2007 Bamberg (Neues Palais; Irene Kurka [soprano], Stefan Hippe [accordion])
- GARM for four percussionists with metal instruments 
- LOUHI for flute, oboe, clarinet (B-flat), bassoon, horn (F) and double bass 
- MORTUALIUM (coins for Charon) "In memoriam György Ligeti " for flute, oboe, clarinet (B-flat), bass clarinet, horn, trombone, celesta, piano, 2 violins, viola, V.cello, double bass 
- [SCHOCK] KOMA for electric guitar, percussion 
- STIGMA (urban game) for flute, clarinet, harp, percussion, piano 
- KOLLAPS for contraforte, ensemble (flute, oboe, 2 clarinets, trombone, piano, 2 violins, viola, violoncello) [2009/10]
- STIGMA - dying berlin blues for clarinet, trumpet, electric guitar, electric bass, percussion 
- CONCEALED SOULS for string quartet 
- souls for flute, viola, violoncello 
- STYX for 2 tenor recorders, violoncello, harpsichord 
- GARGOIL (No. 1) for accordion, percussion 
- FLIGHT OF ICAROS for flute, clarinet, saxophone, percussion, piano, 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass 
- HEKATE's DREAM for recorder, violin and violoncello 
- CHACONNE - zedekhia's tears for flute, clarinet, piano, violin, violoncello 
- AMETHYST for flute, piano 
- saphir for clarinet, piano 
- "Death march - In Memoriam Alice Herz-Sommer" for voice, ensemble (Fl., Klar., Hr., Pos., Perc., Klav., Vl., Vla., Vc. Kb.) 
Chamber music with electronics
- ARIADNE's THREAD (lose - pick up) for flute, oboe, bassoon and tape CD 
- ROOTS - joint composition with Gerhard Stäbler for 2 voices, flute, violin, violoncello, piano, live electronics and playback CDs 
- "SATANS TRICKS (Sebeinket tànyèrodra rakom)" / I'll lay our wounds on your bowl / (based on a poem by Lörinc Szabò) for 2 flutes, bassoon, trombone, violin, violoncello, harp, piano and synthesizer [DX 7] and playback CD [ 2006]
- DEPHT for bass clarinet (in Bb), tuba, double bass, piano, percussion and playback CD 
- MATRIX 02/01/03/04. for recorder trio, electronics 
- SOUL GUIDE for 2 trumpets, percussion and electronics 
- jupiter's clouds for two flutes, electronics 
- STEINFLUT (flatterers and thunderbolts) for large orchestra (77), 
- SOLUFLIGHT (the edge) Concerto for flute and large orchestra 
- SATURN WAYS Concerto for flute and small Orchestra (Solo flute, fl., Ob., Cl., 2 perc., Strings: 6-4-4-3-1) [2008/2009]
- "... the stake in the flesh ..." for String Orchestra (6-6-4-4-2) 
- THREE SHAMANISTIC RITUALS four Pieces for Orchestra (2 fl., 2 ob., 2 cl., 2 bsn., 4 hn., 2 trp., 2 trb., T., 2 perc., Hf., Strings) [2011 ]
- FULL MOON FLOAT for Orchestra (instrumentation ad lib .: 2 fl./ad lib. Recorder, ob./ad lib. Recorder, 2 bout., Pos./ad lib., 2 percussionists, keyboard instruments / ad lib.clav. , E-pno, keyb., Melodica /, violins I and II, violas, cellos / divisi) 
- HOT STONES - BROKEN DIAMONDS first clarinet concerto for Solo clarinet and orchestra for Csaba Rajnai 
- CROSSOVER for oboe, bassoon, viola, guitar (also electric guitar) and playback CD [2002/2005]. World premiere: Ensemble Sortisatio , Zwischengrün “Music and Landscape”, Halde in Grünau, Leipzig September 17, 2005.
- DEPHT for bass clarinet, tuba, double bass, piano, percussion and playback CD 
- KREATUR 3 (Der Dictator) Chamber opera based on the libretto by Thomas Lehr for tenor, 2 baritones, flute, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trombone, percussion, harp, piano, double bass [2006/2007]
- ZAUN (Pietà) an audio image for a photograph by H. Strecker; Sound action for Jew's Harp with distortion and playback CD 
- SEXUS-PLEXUS-NEXUS sound action for male screamers with amplification / distortion and playback CD 
- 1995 - Hanns Eisler Prize for composition and interpretation of contemporary music (WAW version 2)
- 1997 - Hanns Eisler Prize for composition and interpretation of contemporary music (ENTROPIE / alpha)
- 1999 - Hanns Eisler Prize for Composition and Interpretation of Contemporary Music (KYLKHOR-KYLKHOR)
- 1999 - First prize at the international composition competition of the Hessian State Theater Wiesbaden
- 1999 - Scholarship from the Studio for Electroacoustic Music (SeaM) in Berlin
- 2001 - First prize at the International Composition Competition Biennale New Music Hanover
- 2001 - Second prize in the composition competition 10 years of ORB
- 2003 - First prize in the composition competition of the Walter Witte Viola Foundation in Frankfurt am Main
- 2004 - First prize in the "difficult" category of the international composition competition for the Trio Aeolian
- 2005 - Honorable recognition at the international composition competition of the Ensemble Maderna and the German Tonkünstlerverband in Würzburg
- 2005 - Second prize in the composition competition of the 6th Weimar Spring Days for contemporary music
- 2005 - German contribution to the 2006 International World Music Days
- 2006 - Third prize in the “difficult” category of the international composition competition for the Trio Aeolian
- 2006 - Scholarship from the Academy of Arts in Berlin
- 2006 - Nominated for the award winners' concert at the international composition competition of the Schreyahner Herbst
- 2007 - Nominated from 500 works for the winners concert of the composition competition of the international composition competition of the Ensemblia Festival in Mönchengladbach
- 2007 - Second prize at the international composition competition In Memoriam György Ligeti of the Hungarian Ministry of Culture and the Collegium Hungaricum in Berlin
- 2008 - Third prize in the international composition competition for orchestras at the 9th Weimar Spring Festival for contemporary music
- 2009 - Scholarship from the Künstlerhaus Lukas
- 2009 - Scholarship from the Künstlerhaus Schloss Wiepersdorf
- 2010 - Prize winner at the international composition competition of the FZML
- 2011 - First prize at the international composition competition of the Tonkünstlerverband Würzburg
- 2011 - Winner of the ERTA composition competition "New Age"
- 2011 - First prize at the international composition competition for youth symphony orchestras of the Tonkünstlerverband Würzburg
- 2014 - JukeBoxx New Music Award from the Christoph and Stephan Kaske Foundation
- Crossing borders - ways to find something new? In: KunstMusik 4 (2005) pp. 46–50.
- Why do I (not) compose for the church? A poll . In: Musik & Kirche 79 (2009) 4, pp. 260–264.
- Martin Tchiba: Detached. The composer Peter Köszeghy . In: Neue Zeitschrift für Musik 175, 2014 (1), pp. 60–63.
- Mathias Lehmann: Kőszeghy, Péter. In: Ludwig Finscher (Hrsg.): Music in past and present (MGG). Supplement, Bärenreiter, Kassel [u. a.] 2008, pp. 438-439.
- Kőszeghy, Péter. In: Axel Schniederjürgen (Ed.): Kürschner's Musicians Handbook. 5th edition, Saur Verlag, Munich 2006, ISBN 3-598-24212-3 , p. 245.
- German-language homepage of Péter Kőszeghy
- Publishing house of Edition Juliane Klein with further information
- Works by and about Péter Kőszeghy in the catalog of the German National Library
- Péter Kőszeghy at Discogs (English)
- Literature by Pèter Köszeghy in the bibliography of music literature
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Hungarian composer and music teacher|
|DATE OF BIRTH||2nd September 1971|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Balassagyarmat|