News for Veress
- World premiere of Veress second quartet
[posted 1 June 2011]
French chamber music group Des Equilibres recorded last February the two string quartets and the string trio composed by Sándor Veress. This recording is the world premiere of the Second quartet.
Editor: HUNGAROTON Reference HCD 32691.
Last April the 30th Des Equilibres performed this program in Budapest, which was the first execution of the second quartet in Hungaria since the creation in 1937.
- Piano Sonata 1929
- String Quartet no. 1 1931
- String Quartet no. 2 1936/37
- Violin Concerto 1939
- Transsylvanian Dances 1943
- Threons (in memoriam B. Bártok) 1945
- Hommage to Paul Klee (2 pianos, str. orch.)1951
- Concerto f. piano, strings and percussion, 1952
- Sonata per orchestra 1952/53
- Piano Trio 1963
- Musica concertante f. 12 strings 1965/66
- Clarinet Concerto 1981/82
- Tromboniade f. 2 tromp. and orch. 1991
- Many piano works, vocal works and chamber music
In 1949 Veress emigrates to the West. From 1950 he teaches composition and theory at the Bern Conservatory.
From 1965–1972 he holds guest professorsships in the US (Baltimore) and Australia.
From 1968–1977 Sándor Veress is appointed professor of ethnomusicology and 20th century music at Bern University (Switzerland).
Veress died in Bern, Switzerland, on March 4, 1992.