Liszt’s birthday celebrated at the Old Academy of Music

12. October 2017

On 21 October, 2017, the Liszt Ferenc Memorial Museum pays tribute with three piano recitals to the Liszt Academy’s eponymous founder born 206 years ago.

Obituary- János Devich, Advisor to the President of the Liszt Academy

10. October 2017

The funeral service of Professor Emeritus János Devich, violoncellist and instructor of the Chamber Music Department will be held on 20 October, at 2pm at Óbuda Cemetery.

Parity

25. September 2017

We spoke with Salamon Kamp, conductor and member of the Doctoral Council of the university, as well as guitarist József Eötvös, head of the Strings Department, about PhD courses at the Liszt...

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...

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...

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...

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

09. June 2017

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.

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.

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.