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...

On 16 June, the ticket office of the Liszt Academy will operate with special working hours

09. June 2017

Silver Blade, which is worth gold

31. May 2017

The image of the Bartók World Competition and Festival has been awarded the Silver Blade prize in the category Design Solutions/Image and Logo Design issued by the Association of Communication...

Great success of the Somewhere Over the Voices international project

26. May 2017

The joint student production of the Hanns Eisler Hochschule für Musik and the Liszt Academy was held May 9-14, 2017.

Places left for the masterclasses of the Kurtág-Ligeti Workshop at the Liszt Academy

26. May 2017

31 May is the application deadline for the instrumental and composition masterclasses of the Kurtág-Ligeti Workshop - hosted at the Liszt Academy between 17 and 21 July. The courses of the 5-day...

Zoltán Fejérvári, teacher of the Chamber Music Department has won first prize at the 2017 Montreal International Musical Competition

12. May 2017

The international jury announced the $80,000 first prize to the pionist, Zoltán Fejérvári on 10th May, at the 2017 Montreal International Musical Competition.

I think I know very little

11. May 2017

The Polish-Hungarian Piotr Anderszewski, a favourite of the Budapest audience, is not only brilliant as a pianist but also has an exciting personality as an artist.

Former Liszt Academy student, Satoko Tanimoto received Pro Cultura Hungarica Award

06. May 2017

Mr Zoltán Balog, Minister of Human Resources conferred the Pro Cultura Hungarica Award on the Japanese pianist, Satoko Tanimoto.

Obituary- Péter Komlós

05. May 2017

It is with profound sorrow that we announce the death of Péter Komlós, violinist, former professor of the Liszt Academy and founding first violinist of the Bartók String Quartet.

Andrea Vigh conferred the title ’Honorary Patron’ to the Sapporo Kitara Concert Hall

26. April 2017

The 20th anniversary of the Liszt Academy Seminar was celebrated with a jubilee gala concert by the Sapporo Kitara Concert Hall and the Liszt Academy.

Liszt Academy opening hours on 1 May and 5 June

25. April 2017

On 1 May and 5 June in the Main Building of the Liszt Academy the guided tours will not be held and the ticket office will also be closed.

2017 Leo Weiner Memorial Prize goes to Márta Gulyás

23. April 2017

The pianist, Márta Gulyás, was presented the award in the Assembly Room of the Liszt Academy, on 20 April.

Sixty-five young violinists shortlisted for the live round of the Bartók World Competition and Festival

20. April 2017

Based on the judgement of the three-member jury, representatives of twenty-three countries from four continents will have the chance to take to the stage of the Liszt Academy between 10 and 17...

Liszt Academy opening hours over the Easter holidays

13. April 2017

We kindly inform our visitors that on 16-17 April, no guided tours will be held in the Main Building of the Liszt Academy, and the ticket office on Liszt Ferenc Square will also be closed.

Liszt Ferenc Memorial Museum and the Liszt Academy Foundation donate statue to the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome

10. April 2017

On 4 April, the director of the Liszt Ferenc Memorial Museum and Research Centre, Dr Zsuzsanna Domokos presented the Conservatorio di Santa Cecilia and the Accademia di Santa Cecilia with the bust...

The trumpet virtuoso Gábor Boldoczki won world’s leading independent professional label award

10. April 2017

The record by the trumpeter Gábor Boldoczki, member of the Liszt Academy academic staff, was recognised with the International Classical Music Award (IMCA) in the category ‘Contemporary music’.

Twenty-three successful candidates for the state music scholarship

07. April 2017

The Zoltán Kodály Composition and Musicology Scholarship, the Annie Fischer Music Performance Scholarship and the Dezső Lakatos-Ablakos Jazz Performance Scholarship were conferred on several...

Three of the academic staff of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music were granted the Artisjus Award

02. April 2017

In the category of popular music, Attila László, while in the category of classical music, Péter Tornyai were the winners of the award of the Artisjus Hungarian Copyright Office Association this...

Judit Varga and Gábor Takács-Nagy Gábor received the Bartók-Pásztory-Prize

28. March 2017

The awards were conferred at the Liszt Academy on 25 March, 2017, the 136th anniversary of Béla Bartók’s birth.

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.