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Mostly Mozart Festival at Alice Tully Hall | George Benjamin/Pierre Laurent Aimard

Mostly Mozart’s pioneering artists-in-residence create the enigmatic atmosphere of George Benjamin’s chamber operaInto the Little Hill. With Benjamin at the podium, ICE delves into some of the composer-in-residence’s influences, along with Pierre-Laurent Aimard, who joins the group for Ligeti’s riotous Piano Concerto.

“A haunting, musically complex, ingeniously scored and often disturbing piece”

—New York Times on Into the Little Hill

  1. George Benjamin: Into the Little Hill (2006)
  2. Oliver Messiaen, Oiseaux Exotiques, (1955-1956)
  3. Gyorgy Ligeti, Piano Concerto (1988)