Interview with Cosima Soulez-Larivière, 1st prize winner at the Bartók World Competition

21. September 2017

Joie de vivre, professional accuracy and a wide range of interests – these are the traits of the portrait of Cosima Soulez-Larivière, the winner of the Bartók Competition and Festival. Here is an...

Winner of the Bartók World Competition announced

17. September 2017

The 20-year old Cosima Soulez-Larivière won 1st prize at the Bartók World Competition in the category violin in the Grand Final held in the evening of 16 September.

Bartók’s violin compositions from various perspectives

16. September 2017

Synopsis of the two-day Symposium ’Bartók and the Violin’ held within the framework of the Bartók World Competition & Festival at the Institute for Musicology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Three Grand finalists at the Bartók World Competition & Festival

15. September 2017

In the Grand Final of the Bartók World Competition on Saturday, Ágnes Langer, Cosima Soulez-Larivière and Takagi Ririko will be taking to the stage with the violin concertos written by Bartók,...

Seven finalists at the Bartók World Competition

13. September 2017

The Semi-final round of the Bartók World Competition & Festival was held in two sessions on 12 September. Although the scores were very close, seven young violinists were shortlisted for the...

Two Hungarian competitors shortlisted for the Semi-final of the Bartók World Competition

12. September 2017

The Preliminary round of the Bartók World Competition and Festival took place in four sessions on 10 and 11 September. From the Hungarian contestants, Ágnes Langer and Gábor Homoki got shortlisted...

The Bartók World Competition and Festival kicked off with unique programmes

10. September 2017

On 9 September 2017, 44 contestants arrived in Budapest for the Bartók World Competition and Festival. In accordance with the official drawing lots, the Preliminary round started with Competitor...

Liszt Academy hosts unparalleled World Competition evoking Béla Bartók’s spirit and legacy

08. September 2017

„As the Alma Mater of Béla Bartók, it is the mission of the Liszt Academy to care for his oeuvre of great international significance.” –pointed out the founder and initiator of the Competition, the...

Beginning of the 142nd Academic Year of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music

07. September 2017

„We can serve a cause in many ways as long as we strive for perfection in it.”- was the first sentence of the 2017-2018 Academic Year opening speech held by the President of the Liszt Ferenc...

Twin stars

02. September 2017

Article of the Concert Magazine 2017/2 of the Liszt Academy.

„We are building bridges” – television interview with the President of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Andrea Vigh

24. August 2017

The President of the Liszt Academy gave an account about the maintenance of Bartók’s legacy as well as of the procedure and special events of the Bartók World Competition & Festival in the evening...

State decorations presented on 20 August

24. August 2017

On the national holiday of Hungary, prestigious state awards were conferred upon two members of the academic staff of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music as well as upon the pianist Tamás Vásáry.

Chamber music festival for three music academies in Shanghai

18. August 2017

The chamber music festival in Shanghai on 4 June, 2017 was the fruit of the trilateral agreement between the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music, the Shanghai Conservatory of Music and the Liszt...

Liszt Academy - three-time Red Dot Award Winner

14. August 2017

The image spot of the Bartók World Competition & Festival to be held this fall for the first time has been recognised with one of the most prestigious international communication design prizes....

Ádám Kiss B. won the 1st Kalotaszeg Lead Fiddler Competition

03. August 2017

The Kalotaszeg Lead Fiddler Competition was organised for the first time 27-30 July within the framework of the Méra World Music Festival. Ádám B. Kiss, a former student of the Liszt Academy, came...

Gábor Boldoczki, laureate of the Echo Klassik Award

31. July 2017

In the category ’Instrumentalist’, the trumpeter Gábor Boldoczki, member of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music academic staff was acknowledged with the highly prestigious award for his label...

Cancelled: chamber music recital with Vadim Gluzman, Johannes Moser and Yevgeny Sudbin

24. July 2017

We kindly inform our audience that the chamber music recital to be given by Vadim Gluzman, Johannes Moser and Yevgeny Sudbin on 7 December, 2017 - as one of the concerts in the series Chamber Music...

Special venue hosting Dohnányi’s 140th birthday celebration

29. June 2017

On 23 June, the Dohnányi’s villa and garden – now privately owned- opened its gates to host the composer’s 140th birthday celebration. The invitees attended a wreathing ceremony, an...

Szabolcs Mátyássy’s award-winning opera at the Bartók Plus Opera Festival

26. June 2017

Scævola, the work of the young composition graduate of the Liszt Academy, Szabolcs Mátyássy - winner of the opera composition contest of the 2016 Bartók Plus Opera Festival - was performed by...