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Jeney, Zoltán 

 
 

 

Biography

Zoltán Jeney
Biography
Born on March 4, 1943 in Szolnok, Hungary.

Composition studies:
1957-61: with Zoltán Pongrácz (Zoltán Kodály Music High School in Debrecen,
1961-66: with Ferenc Farkas at the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest,
1967-68: with Goffredo Petrassi at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome.

1970: Cofounder of the New Music Studio Budapest (in collaboration with Péter Eötvös, Zoltán Kocsis, László Sáry, Albert Simon and László Vidovszky; later joined: Gyula Csapó, Zsolt Serei, András Wilheim). The New Music Studio premiered more than 600 contemporary pieces between 1972 and 1990.

1972 and 1974: courses of the Darmstadt Ferienkurse für Neue Musik.
(György Ligeti, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Christian Wolff)
1982: computer music studies in IRCAM, Paris.
1988-89: DAAD scholarship in [West-] Berlin.
i1985: Visiting Scholar at Columbia University, New York City.
Since 1993: member of Széchenyi Academy of Letters and Arts
1993-96: President of the Hungarian Composers' Union.
1993-1999: member of the Executive Committee of the ISCM (1996-99 vice-president).

1986: begins teaching at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music. Budapest
1995-2012: Head of Department of Composition at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music Budapest
1998-2013: President of the Academy‘s Doctoral School
1999: Visiting Professor at the School of Music, NorthWestern University Chicago

Several composition master courses (Bartók Seminar in Szombathely, Gaudeamus Festival in Amsterdam, Acantes Festival in Avignon, Musikhochschule Münster. in Tegu (South Korea)
Lectures: USA (at various universities:Yale, Oberlin, UCSD, Princeton, Buffalo), Stockholm, Helsinki, etc.

Since 2013: Professor emeritus (Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music. Budapest)

1992: Sound-project (with László Vidovszky) for the Hungarian Pavilion at the World Expo in Sevilla.
2005: Premiere of Funeral Rite (180 min. large scale oratorio, composed 1987-2005)
Works: for orchestra, chamber ensembles, instrumental and vocal solo and chamber music pieces, choral music, electronic and computer music etc. ,
Several soundtracks for movies and theaters.

Discography:
Hungaroton SLPX 11589, 12059, 12366, 12708, 12807, 12971
Hungaroton Classic HCD 31653, HCD 31770, HCD 32050
Content SAK 4610-2,
BMC CD 046, 090, 116, 134
BMC CD

 

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