Composition:

related_items  A kormányzó halála (The Governor’s death)

Musicians

performed compositions

  • Szabados György 

  • related_items  Grencsó István 

  • related_items  Dresch Mihály

  • related_items  Vaskó Zsolt

  • related_items  Kovács Ferenc

  • related_items  Mákó Miklós

  • related_items  Geröly Tamás

  • related_items  Baló István  

  • related_items  Lőrinszky Attila 

  • related_items  Tréfás István

  • related_items  Benkő Róbert 

  • related_items  “Kobzos” Kiss Tamás

  • related_items  A kormányzó halála (The death of the Emperor)/(La mort de l’empereur) 

1989 – 1990: A kormányzó halála

1989 – 1990: Dance-Opera The Governor’s Death

1989 – 1990: Tanzoper Tod des Gouverneurs 


info_en  Programm info
 Text of the opera by Gyula Kodolányi [In: Hitel, 1989, special issue, p 17-19]
 Gyula Kodolányi’s essay about the creation of the opera [In Hitel 1990 No. 3 p. 29-33]
  Conversation on The Governor’s Death with György Szabados and Gyula Kodolányi in the TV2, Budapest (HU)
  Comments in the subject of The Governor’s Death (A Kormányzó halála) [In: György Szabados – Writings I., 2008, p. 187-207]
  Klaus Witzelin: Ein Glanzlicht zum Festival-Abschluss in Hamburger Morgenpost 1990, August 6
 Gyula Kodolányi
related_items  Josef Nadj
related_items  Pictures

Official Releases

LP / CD

Recording

Compositions

Musicians

movie  Video of the performance
Video producer: productions Cercle bleu, La Sept, Arcanal

Release date: 1990
Recording date:   June 1990
Recorded live in:  Lievin (F)

related_items  A kormányzó halála (The Governor’s Death / Der Tod des Gouverneurs  / La mort de l’empereur) [Dance Opera – Musical Drama: Music by György Szabados – Poetry by Gyula Kodolányi  – Choreography and stage setting by  Josef Nadj]  47:42

MAKUZ:
Gyorgy Szabados (piano, leader)
Tamás Kiss “Kobzos” (vocals)
Grencsó István (sax, flute,clarinet)
Dresch Mihály (sax, flute, bass clarinet)
Vaskó Zsolt (flute, piccolo)
Kovács Ferenc (trumpet)
Mákó Miklós (trumpet)
Tréfás István  (violin)

Benkő Róbert (bass)
Lőrinszky Attila (bass)
Geröly Tamás (percussion)
Baló István (percussion)

known live performances

Performance Date

Location

Musicians

Recording

1989, 9 Nov.
1989, 10 Nov.

premier of Dance Opera – Musical Drama – “A kormányzó halála (The Governor’s Death/ La mort de l’empereur)” in Brest (F)

MAKUZ:
Szabados Gyorgy (piano, leader)
Tamás Kiss “Kobzos” (vocals)
Grencsó István (sax, flute,clarinet)
Dresch Mihály (sax, flute, bass clarinet)
Vaskó Zsolt (flute, piccolo)
Kovács Ferenc (trumpet)
Mákó Miklós (trumpet)
Benkő Róbert (bass)
Lőrinszky Attila (bass)
Geröly Tamás (percussion)
Baló István (percussion)

movie  Video of the performances
music  Audience recording

1989, Nov. or Dec.

Dance Opera – Musical Drama – “A kormányzó halála (The Governor’s Death/ La mort de l’empereur)” in Douai (F)

Gyorgy Szabados (piano)
Tamás Kiss “Kobzos” (vocals)
Grencsó István (sax, flute,clarinet)
Dresch Mihály (sax, flute, bass clarinet)
Vaskó Zsolt (flute, piccolo)
Ferenc Kovacs (trumpet)
Mákó Miklós (trumpet)
Benkő Róbert  (bass)
Lőrinszky Attila (bass)
Geröly Tamás (percussion)
Baló István (percussion)

1989, 6 Dec.

Dance Opera – Musical Drama – “A kormányzó halála (The Governor’s Death/ La mort de l’empereur)” at JEL Theatre in Orleans (F)

Gyorgy Szabados (piano)
Tamás Kiss “Kobzos” (vocals)
Grencsó István (sax, flute,clarinet)
Dresch Mihály (sax, flute, bass clarinet)
Vaskó Zsolt (flute, piccolo)
Ferenc Kovacs (trumpet)
Mákó Miklós (trumpet)
Benkő Róbert  (bass)
Lőrinszky Attila (bass)
Geröly Tamás (percussion)
Baló István (percussion)

  Video recording
movie_hu
  part of the performance can be seen in the movie made 1994 by Szabados György & Bicskei Zoltán “…hanem ez a hatalmas égbolt….(but this endless canopy of the heavens)” between 48:56 – 58:10 sec.
  Audio recording from the video

1990, 30 May
1990, 31 May
1990, 1 June

Dance Opera – Musical Drama – “A kormányzó halála (The Governor’s Death/ La mort de l’empereur)” at Rode Zaal, Singelploeg in Antwerp (B)

MAKUZ:
Szabados Gyorgy (piano, leader)
Tamás Kiss “Kobzos” (vocals)
Grencsó István (sax, flute,clarinet)
Dresch Mihály (sax, flute, bass clarinet)
Vaskó Zsolt (flute, piccolo)
Kovács Ferenc (trumpet)
Mákó Miklós  (trumpet)
Tréfás István  (violin)

Benkő Róbert (bass)
Lőrinszky Attila  (bass)
Geröly Tamás (percussion)
Baló István (percussion)

1990, June

Dance Opera – Musical Drama – “A kormányzó halála (The Governor’s Death/ La mort de l’empereur)” in Salzburg (A)

MAKUZ:
Szabados Gyorgy (piano, leader)
Tamás Kiss “Kobzos” (vocals)
Grencsó István (sax, flute,clarinet)
Dresch Mihály (sax, flute, bass clarinet)
Vaskó Zsolt (flute, piccolo)
Kovács Ferenc (trumpet)
Mákó Miklós  (trumpet)
Tréfás István  (violin)
Benkő Róbert (bass)
Lőrinszky Attila  (bass)
Geröly Tamás (percussion)
Baló István (percussion)

1990, June

Dance Opera – Musical Drama – “A kormányzó halála (The Governor’s Death/ La mort de l’empereur)” in Lievin (F)

MAKUZ:
Gyorgy Szabados (piano, leader)
Tamás Kiss “Kobzos” (vocals)
Grencsó István (sax, flute,clarinet)
Dresch Mihály (sax, flute, bass clarinet)
Vaskó Zsolt (flute, piccolo)
Kovács Ferenc (trumpet)
Mákó Miklós (trumpet)
Tréfás István  (violin)

Benkő Róbert (bass)
Lőrinszky Attila (bass)
Geröly Tamás (percussion)
Baló István (percussion)

movie  Video of the performance
movie  Alternativ Video of the performance
  Audio recording from the video

1990, 12 June
1990, 13 June
1990, 14 June
1990, 15 June
1990, 16 June

Dance Opera – Musical Drama – “A kormányzó halála (The Governor’s Death/ La mort de l’empereur)” at Theatre de la Ville, in Paris (F)

MAKUZ:
Gyorgy Szabados (piano, leader)
Tamás Kiss “Kobzos” (vocals)
Grencsó István (sax, flute,clarinet)
Dresch Mihály (sax, flute, bass clarinet)
Vaskó Zsolt (flute, piccolo)
Kovács Ferenc (trumpet)
Mákó Miklós (trumpet)
Tréfás István  (violin)

Benkő Róbert (bass)
Lőrinszky Attila (bass)
Geröly Tamás (percussion)
Baló István (percussion)

audio info  Audience recording
  Video recording (excerpt)
  Conversation on Governor’s Death. – December 31, 1990. TV2, Budapest, Hungary with excerpt of the performance

1990, 4 Aug.

Dance Opera – Musical Drama – “A kormányzó halála (The Governor’s Death/ La mort de l’empereur)” in Hamburg (D)

MAKUZ:
Szabados Gyorgy (piano, leader)
Tamás Kiss “Kobzos” (vocals)
Grencsó István (sax, flute,clarinet)
Dresch Mihály (sax, flute, bass clarinet)
Vaskó Zsolt (flute, piccolo)
Kovács Ferenc (trumpet)
Mákó Miklós  (trumpet)
Tréfás István  (violin)
Benkő Róbert (bass)
Lőrinszky Attila  (bass)
Geröly Tamás (percussion)
Baló István (percussion)

1991, 16 Nov.

musicals performance of the composition without dance-opera at Vigadó Music Hall, Budapest (HU)

MAKUZ:
Gyorgy Szabados (piano, leader)
Tamás Kiss “Kobzos” (vocals)
Grencsó István (sax, flute,clarinet)
Dresch Mihály (sax, flute, bass clarinet)
Kovács Ferenc (trumpet)
Mákó Miklós (trumpet)
Benkő Róbert (bass)
Geröly Tamás (percussion)

audio info  Audience recording

Szabados György – Nadj Josef Cooperation:

1997:  Szabados György Trió és a JEL Színház tagjai

1997:  György Szabados Trio and members of the Theatre JEL

1997:  György Szabados Trio und Mitglieder des Theaters JEL

 László Bihari’s article about the event:  Tájkép író nélkül (Landscape without writer) (In Magyar Hírlap 1997. October)
related_items  Essay by Nagy József: “JEL színház”

Musicians

  • Szabados György

  • related_items  Benkő Róbert

  • related_items  Geröly Tamás

Official Releases

LP / CD

Recording

Compositions

Musicians

There are no official releases to this composition

known live performances

Performance Date

Location

Musicians

Recording

1997, 12 Sept.

at the “Jazz and Improvised Music Festival in Kanjiza” (SR) with Theater JEL

Gyorgy Szabados (piano, leader)
Benkő Róbert (bass)
Geröly Tamás (drums, percussion)