Moses, Luther, Esterházy

2017. december 08.

The Reformation Memorial Committee commissioned a ‘Bach cantata’ from Zoltán Jeney on the occasion of the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. The new work is performed at the closing concert of...

Cross-generational tribute paid to the memory of Ernő Dohnányi: the joint concert of the legendary Péter Frankl and the Kelemen Quartet

2017. december 07.

The world-renowned pianist Péter Frankl and the Kelemen Quartet are playing the works of one of the most pivotal Hungarian composers of the 20th century in the Grand Hall of the Liszt Academy on 13...

The polymath of music

2017. november 30.

A portrait of András Szőllősy, written by Szabolcs Molnár.

“Inquisitiveness keeps one youthful”

2017. november 15.

Violinist and conductor (sometimes both at the same time), viola player and chamber musician, teacher and philanthropist… Born in Lithuania but resident since childhood in Vienna, Julian Rachlin is...

The celestial tones of a brilliant music full of pride

2017. november 14.

„My favourite piece is always the one I am currently playing” – we have asked pianists István Gulyás, Yohei Wakioka and Jenő Jandó to talk about their experiences with Liszt’s music. In the...

„Solid, uncompromising career path”

2017. november 13.

On 18 November, Ödön Michalovich’s own compositions will be performed at the concert held in tribute of the legendary President of the Liszt Academy composer, pianist and music educator. We...

Magical storytellers

2017. november 10.

In the wake of Firsts and Lasts and then Turning Point, Magic Mountain, a most apt appellation similarly lifted from literature, becomes the title of the new series of kamara.hu. Many parallels can...

Folkish… but not quite

2017. november 08.

In its pure form, folk music is hard to come by. Like an unstable chemical, it cycles through numerous permutations as it reacts with something in its current environment. However, it is not only...

„I am driven by the joy of giving” – Interview with the guitarist and Head of the Strings Department, József Eötvös

2017. november 02.

Besides his teaching activity at the Liszt Academy and his position as the Head of the Strings Department, József Eötvös organises festivals and competitions, devotes himself to the careers of...

Jazz, chansons, classics

2017. október 25.

Although the accordion tends to make only cameo-like appearances in jazz and classical music, both genres feel fully at home on the chosen instrument of Frenchman Richard Galliano.

Pinchas Steinberg: Music itself should not be missed either

2017. október 21.

True to the traditions, the Liszt Academy pays tribute to her founder with a concert featuring the Liszt Academy Symphony Orchestra on 22 October. The orchestra will be conducted by Pinchas...

A multi-talented contemporary

2017. október 19.

Composer and performer. At one time this combination was unremarkable, even natural, whereas today Jörg Widmann is one of only few who represent this – sadly relatively rare – hybrid musician:...

Salvatore Accardo: Just because every note is at its right place, it can’t yet be called music

2017. október 16.

Most recently, this month, the world-renowned violinist Salvatore Accardo came to Hungary as the leader of the Quartetto Accardo, while at the end of summer, he visited Budapest as the head of jury...

Liszt’s birthday celebrated at the Old Academy of Music

2017. október 12.

On 21 October, 2017, the Liszt Ferenc Memorial Museum pays tribute with three piano recitals to the Liszt Academy’s eponymous founder born 206 years ago.

Obituary- János Devich, Advisor to the President of the Liszt Academy

2017. október 10.

The funeral service of Professor Emeritus János Devich, violoncellist and instructor of the Chamber Music Department will be held on 20 October, at 2pm at Óbuda Cemetery.

The portuguese and the Brazilian

2017. október 09.

After several decades of individual global conquest, life finally brought Maria João and Egberto Gismonti together on the summer of 2016. They gave their debut joint concert in Italy, and this...

Liszt Academy welcomes Paganini’s most authentic interpreter and his string quartet

2017. október 05.

Salvatore Accardo is considered the most popular violinist of his generation, his playing technique often being compared to that of his legendary predecessor, Paganini. This time, the head of jury...

The image spot of the Bartók World Competition and Festival won Silver Dolphin at the Cannes Corporate Media & TV Awards Festival

2017. október 02.

The image spot promoting the Bartók World Competition and Festival - held between 9 and 17 September – can now boast four international awards. This time the creators of the image spot commissioned...

Interview with Ágnes Langer, 3rd prize winner of the Bartók World Competition

2017. szeptember 30.

Although Ágnes Langer has just recently conquered Hungarian music, she took its stages by storm. She has been studying in Germany since 2005 but turned out to be the most successful Hungarian...

From genre to genre, from age to age

2017. szeptember 25.

Violinist, countertenor, conductor. Dmitry Sinkovsky is one of the most exciting musicians of our day. Although most at home in the Baroque, he actually plays the entire Classical-Romantic...