25th ALSCW Conference, Yale University, October 20–23, 2022

Csenger Kertai, SebestyĆ©n Czakó-Kuraly, and Gergely Balla will present in Diana Senechal's seminar on "Setting Poetry to Music" at the 25th ALSCW Conference at Yale University in October. All three guests have received Petőfi Literary Fund grants for this trip and conference. As it stands now, the seminar will take place over two sessions, with a total of 18 presenters (six of whom are coming from Hungary) and sixteen presentations. Most of the presentations will include music; some will include visual art as well.

Platon Karataev duo concerts in New Haven and NYC

After the ALSCW Conference, on October 23 at 4 p.m., the Platon Karataev duo (Gergely Balla and SebestyĆ©n Czakó-Kuraly) will headline at Cafe Nine in New Haven. This event is free. Here is the Facebook event page.

The following evening, on October 24 at 10 p.m., the Platon Karataev duo will headline at Arlene's Grocery in NYC. Tickets are available in advance and at the door. Here is the Facebook event page.

We hope to see you at the conference, the concerts, or both!

Additional Events

We hope to hold an additional literary-musical event in NYC. Any updates will be posted on this page.

If you have not yet read Nicole Waldner's wonderful Pilinszky tribute, you can do so here.