24. October 2016
Channel M5 of MTVA, the umbrella organisation for the Hungarian public service media, will be airing both the final and the documentary on the II International Éva Marton Singing Competition on 26 October.
21. October 2016
This is to inform our audience that the Main Building of the Liszt Academy (Liszt Ferenc Square) will be open between 23 October and 1 November.
20. October 2016
“Strings in the earth and air / Make music sweet; / Strings by the river where / The willows meet.” One could imagine a Monteverdi madrigal melody accompanying this verse from the Chamber Music cycle by James Joyce. The poem’s delicate flute and lute parts evoke in my mind the open-eyed wonder of...
13. October 2016
These days we are lucky to have an abundance of incredible countertenors, but Michael Chance is totally unique in the English Baroque vocal repertoire. On 21 October he will sing in Liszt Academy’s Solti Hall an exclusive song programme with works by Dowland, Byrd and Schubert, and accompanied by...
11. October 2016
The greatness of Steve Reich is a given. In the 1960s and ‘70s, he found a rigorous solution to a pressing challenge: how to restore, after a long period of experimentation, the primal pleasures of stable harmony and a steady pulse. Reich did this in a way that was unblinkingly modern and not at...