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Gyorgy Kurtag

The Purist

The forces of history have helped shape Gyorgy Kurtag's uncompromising music

By Jeremy Eichler
Globe Staff / November 11, 2007

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A quiet darkness had fallen on this rural town about 15 miles north of Bordeaux, but in a small, dimly lit room at one end of a modest house, the music was roaring. It poured out through a pair of tiny low-tech speakers with more volume than seemed physically possible. (Full article: 2372 words)

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