László Hudacsek (HU). STRAHLEN / RAYS

At the center of this program is the vibraphone, supplemented with electronic sounds up to 10 channels, ditributed in the space. As a contrast serve other percussion solo pieces with smaller percussion instruments.

Works by Jessica Meyer (NYC) and Karlheinz Stockhausen were premiered by the percussionist, Laszlo Hudacsek/

Concert program:
Dan Heslink: Variation III. from “Theme and variations for snare drum”
Jessica Meyer: The_other_side_of_the_door for Vibraphon + SnareDrum and live-electronics (Premiered by Hudacsek)
Nicolaus A. Huber: Clash Music
Karlheinz Essl: Sequitur XI (2009) for vibraphone, large cymbal and live-electronics
Javier Alvarez: Temazcal Maracas + 4 channels sound recording
Karlheinz Stockhausen: STRAHLEN for a percussionist and 10-track recording (Premiered by Hudacsek)

Percussionist László Hudacsek was born in Hungary. He has been a soloist with the Berlin Symphony Orchestra, Bruckner Orchestra Linz, Ensemble Resonanz Hamburg, Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra under conductors James Conlon, Heinz Holliger, Péter Eötvös, Mauricio Kagel, Roland Kluttig, Zsolt Nagy, Karlheinz Stockhausen…

He completed his Concert Exam with honors, and subsequently studied percussion in Debrecen with József Vrana and in Karlsruhe with Professor Isao Nakamura and Prof. Péter Eötvös in his ensemble for new music. From 1990-93 he was percussionist with the Pécser Symphony. From 1994-2000 he was an assistant and musical partner to professor Nakamura.

He has played with the Saarland Radio Orchestra, Ensemble Modern (Frankfurt), Ensemble recherche (Freiburg), Ensemble Muskfabrik (Cologne), Ensemble Cologne, Stockhausen Ensemble, Israeli Contemporary Players, Klangforum Vienna, etc.

László Hudacsek received top honors at various competitions and foundations, e.g.- 1994/96/98- Darmstadt Summer Courses; 1995-97- for the project “percussion and electronics -new media”, the graduation scholarship of the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg; 1996- price winner of the “13th Japan wind and Percussion Competition – Tokyo; and 2003- guest artist at ZKM, for the realization of the vibraphone solo piece “RAYS “of Karl Heinz Stockhausen.