Opening hours and guided tours of the Liszt Academy during March 15 – Hungarian National Holiday

2018. február 21.

„His performance always affects with self-evident power”

2018. február 19.

The cellist Mr. Miklós Perényi holding Prima Primissima, Kossuth and Ferenc Liszt prizes has been awarded the title of professor emeritus by the senate of the Liszt Academy.

Parity – the quest for true art

2018. február 15.

We interviewed the Kossuth Prizewinning violinist, János Rolla – concertmaster and artistic director of the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra and former head of the Chamber Music Department at the...

„Teaching is a fundamental layer of my life” – Interview with Prof Katalin Komlós

2018. február 05.

The President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Prof László Lovász has conferred upon the professor emerita of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Katalin Komlós the József Eötvös Wreath. She...

“There is always a right approach, we just have to find it. This is the most difficult task for educators”

2018. február 01.

Joel Smirnoff is the former chair of the Violin Department of his highly acclaimed alma mater, the Juilliard School, the former president of the Cleveland Institute of Music, and has been a member...

Conference tributes and holy mass in honour of László Dobszay’s birthday

2018. január 31.

László Dobszay’s life and work are honoured with a series of presentations and concerts given by the great Széchenyi Prize-winning music historian, folk music researcher, choral conductor and...

Talent in itself is not enough

2018. január 18.

The globally recognised violinist Salvatore Accardo visited the Liszt Academy twice this year: most recently, this autumn, last as leader of the Quartetto Accardo, while some weeks earlier he was...

Chinese opera staged in the Solti Hall

2018. január 18.

Besides the Hungarian participants, students from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music, the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance and the Dutch National Opera Academy will be demonstrating their...

The violist Nils Mönkemeyer, professor of the University of Music and Performing Arts Munich will be joining the Kelemen Quartet

2018. január 11.

On 16, January, the violist Nils Mönkemeyer will be the Kelemen Quartet’s guest partner within the framework of the concert series At home in the Liszt Academy.

„ A role model to us, as a person, as a musician and as a colleague” – Miklós Perényi celebrating his 70th birthday

2018. január 09.

The worldwide celebrated cellist was hailed on his birthday by the leaders of the Liszt Academy and many of his colleagues.

Catharsis on a daily basis

2018. január 08.

What is the secret of musical success? Is there anything more enigmatic than talent? What is the defining characteristic that enables a musician to enchant his or her audience? We interviewed the...

Future opera stars at the Liszt Academy

2018. január 08.

It is the fifth year that the Opera Exam Festival has been hosted by the Solti Hall at the Liszt Academy. and now the opera exam performances of universities from all over the world are again in...

„Art is not the ’what’ but the ’how’- interview with the 90-year old voice professor, Margit Kaposy

2017. december 20.

Margit Kaposy, the widely acknowledged music educator turned 90 on 6 December this year. On this occasion, her students and friends surprised her with a very moving birthday celebration to pay...

80 years of singing

2017. december 14.

The impact of the oeuvre of Johann Sebastian Bach is so mighty that the literature on the subject would almost certainly fill an entire library. However, while it is well documented that Bach...

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...