Ajtony Csaba is the musical director fo the Vienna-based Central European Chamber Orchestra. It was founded in 2005. It came into being owing to the enthusiasm and adventurous spirit of an international group of alumni of the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.Read More
…grouped by topical streams of artistic inquiry that Ajtony Csaba has been pursuing through performance and concert dramaturgy.
The notion and format of music performance changes is changing rapidly. The amount and range of material available for a music performance today, promotes the program dramaturg into the role of a co-author, responsible for shaping the meaning creation process and overall impact of the entire performance.
The SALT New Music Festival and Symposium in Victoria, BC, has been organized since 2011 by Tsilumos Ensemble and lead Ajtony Csaba “Salt is necessary not only for taste but for survival, so think of that in the aesthetic realm: it’s a matter of taste, but we do need it for our own survival.”Read More
The NewSpiritMusic concert series is a significant event of the contemporary music life of Budapest, Hungary since 2017. With the artistic direction of Ajtony Csaba, the series aims to reconnect new music, spirituality and the unique acoustic experience of sacral spaces.Read More
Projects in this stream probe the use, “abuse” and significance of traditional elements in today’s music performance.Read More
Further to the norming function of conducting, the past thirty years demonstrated an emerging exposure of the qualitative component of conductingRead More
Today, the romantic concert ritual of a “theatre for the ears” gradually trades place with a more comprehensive consideration of available components that can define and shape the “user experience” of a music performance. Performances in this stream show experiments which open up the traditional setting of performances.Read More
While piano music written today is nothing short of challenging, a new and exciting task for the player to solve is the rapid alternation between instruments and techniques. A pianist focusing on new music today must be knowledgeable about synthesizers, interactive computer patches linked to keyboards, piano harmonics, extended techniques on — and in — the piano, and a set of other keyboard instruments from harpsichord to toy piano.Read More