Rush of applications for the Bartók World Competition and Festival

28. March 2017

One hundred and six young violinists representing 26 nations have submitted applications for the first international violin competition being staged in September 2017.

Regular guided tours cancelled for 15 March and 16-17 April

14. March 2017

On the 15 March and 16-17 April, the ticket office of the Liszt Academy will be closed.

Discount for Műcsarnok exhibition with Liszt Academy tickets

14. March 2017

Until 12 March, a 20% discount is provided on the tickets for the exhibition The First Golden Age to all who purchased their conventional, full price tickets at the ticket office of the Liszt Academy.

Kodály Room inaugurated at the Liszt Academy

10. March 2017

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Zoltán Kodály’s death, on 5 March, Kodály’s favourite room at the Liszt Academy was officially inaugurated receiving the composer’s name. Hungary’s...

On the Spot - Alma Mater Choir’s concert rescheduled

08. March 2017

This is to kindly inform you that the On the Spot subscription concert to be given by the Alma Mater Choir in the Grand Hall of the Liszt Academy originally scheduled for 7:30pm on 2 March, 2017 is...

Students of the Liszt Academy among the awardees of the Cziffra Festival

01. March 2017

The Grand Hall of the Liszt Academy had the honour to host the gala concert and award ceremony of the Cziffra Festival on 26 February, 2017.

Christoph Prégardien at the Liszt Academy

22. February 2017

One of the greatest „Evangelists” of our time, Christoph Prégardien will take to the stage of the Grand Hall of the Liszt Academy alongside the Ábrahám Consort and the New Liszt Ferenc Chamber...

Bartók as jazz inspiration

06. February 2017

Bartók works have inspired plenty of jazz musicians over the past 70 years. Jazz pianist Dániel Szabó, lecturer at the school of music of the University of California, Los Angeles, contributed an...

Mária Mohayné Katanics – obituary

03. February 2017

The Liszt-prize winning choral conductor, music teacher and a former lead teacher of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Mária Katanics died on 23 January, 2017, at the age of 88. The funeral...

Hegyi Erzsébet – obituary

03. February 2017

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of an excellent former academic of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Erzsébet Hegyi, who passed away on 24 January.

Awardees of the Bank of China scholarship

31. January 2017

The ten students receiving the scholarship of The Bank of China, sponsor of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, were handed over their grant certificates in the Grand Hall at the Award Gala on 21...

The Liszt Academy also shares in the pride of the Oscar nomination of ’Sing’

26. January 2017

The soundtrack of the short film by Kristóf Deák was composed by a member of the academic staff of the Liszt Academy, Ádám Balázs, while Ákos Lustyik, former student of the same institution, acted...

News of the Bartók World Competition and Festival covered by global media

25. January 2017

Violinists under the age of 30 have until 26 March to register for the international violin competition being arranged in autumn 2017. The organizers are also looking forward to receiving...

Bartók beyond Hungary

19. January 2017

This essay had been written by President of Bard College Conservatory, well-known musicologist and conductor, Leon Botstein on Bartók's influence on 20th century music.

“Fresh and free from mannerisms”

16. January 2017

For many years now, Opera Exam Festival recitals have ranked among the most exciting of the Liszt Academy’s programmes in January. We spoke with András Almási-Tóth, head of the Liszt Academy Opera...

Liszt Academy concert programmes for January and February

15. January 2017

In the first weeks of 2017, soloists and ensembles of worldwide acclaim are coming to perform on the stage of the Liszt Academy, such as Viktoria Mullova, Leszek Możdżer, Jason Moran, Cyprien...

„One cannot play the violin in fear”

13. January 2017

She is one of the most multifaceted violinists of our day: she plays Baroque on a period instrument, the great Romantic and 20th century repertoire on a modern violin, yet she is also open to folk...

Change in the Four by four plus one subscription

10. January 2017

Please, be kindly notified that instead of the concert featuring Péter Frankl and the Kelemen Quartet, the Liszt Academy wishes to recompense the audience with the 8 October performance of the...

Péter Frankl and Kelemen Quartet concert rescheduled

22. December 2016

This is to kindly inform you that due to an unfortunate accident suffered by Péter Frankl, the Four by four plus one subscription concert orginally scheduled for 11 January, 2017 is postponed to a...

Liszt Academy announces the Bartók World Competition & Festival

07. December 2016

The Liszt Academy has launched the Bartók World Competition and Festival as the closing chord of the 2016 Bartók Year. The competition debuts with the violin category in September 2017. Violinists...