The School of the Arts is pleased to welcome Lukas Ligeti as an Extraordinary Professor of Music

Posted on August 18, 2021

The University of Pretoria’s School of the Arts is pleased to welcome Lukas Ligeti as an Extraordinary Professor of Music. A composer and improvising musician of international renown with a special interest in intercultural collaboration in Africa, Prof. Ligeti will supervise students across the Composition and Musicology areas and help expand the presence of African music in the School, in particular with a view towards experimental work and including technological innovation. Born in Austria and currently dividing his time between the US and South Africa, Ligeti has been commissioned by some of the world’s leading ensembles for new music and is a recipient of the Alpert Award, one of the most prestigious prizes for artists in the US. For more information about Lukas Ligeti, please see www.lukasligeti.com.

- Author James Paradza
Published by Sonja Cruywagen

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