Hungary-related handwritten musical notes found their home in the Liszt Museum

12. March 2018

Liszt manuscripts believed to be lost have emerged from a private collection. Their historical significance and their impact on Hungarian music-culture is invaluable. The manuscripts purchased by...

‘I expect two things from a composer: he should come up with something fresh then amaze me.’

09. March 2018

The above statement is Mr. Zoltán Jeney’s favourite quotation from the composer Stockhausen. We’ve interviewed the professor emeritus of the Liszt Academy on the occasion of his turning 75 years old.

The prizes of the János Arany competition for composers have been awarded at the Liszt Academy

05. March 2018

The event whose set up was supported by the Memorial Committee of the János Arany Anniversary hosted Mr. János Áder President of Hungary, and a speech was made by Péter Hoppál Minister of State for...

„His performance always affects with self-evident power”

19. February 2018

The cellist Mr. Miklós Perényi holding Prima Primissima, Kossuth and Ferenc Liszt prizes has been awarded the title of professor emeritus by the senate of the Liszt Academy.

„Teaching is a fundamental layer of my life” – Interview with Prof Katalin Komlós

05. February 2018

The President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Prof László Lovász has conferred upon the professor emerita of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Katalin Komlós the József Eötvös Wreath. She...

Conference tributes and holy mass in honour of László Dobszay’s birthday

31. January 2018

László Dobszay’s life and work are honoured with a series of presentations and concerts given by the great Széchenyi Prize-winning music historian, folk music researcher, choral conductor and...

„ A role model to us, as a person, as a musician and as a colleague” – Miklós Perényi celebrating his 70th birthday

09. January 2018

The worldwide celebrated cellist was hailed on his birthday by the leaders of the Liszt Academy and many of his colleagues.

Future opera stars at the Liszt Academy

08. January 2018

It is the fifth year that the Opera Exam Festival has been hosted by the Solti Hall at the Liszt Academy. and now the opera exam performances of universities from all over the world are again in...

„Art is not the ’what’ but the ’how’- interview with the 90-year old voice professor, Margit Kaposy

20. December 2017

Margit Kaposy, the widely acknowledged music educator turned 90 on 6 December this year. On this occasion, her students and friends surprised her with a very moving birthday celebration to pay...

„Solid, uncompromising career path”

13. November 2017

On 18 November, Ödön Michalovich’s own compositions will be performed at the concert held in tribute of the legendary President of the Liszt Academy composer, pianist and music educator. We...

„I am driven by the joy of giving” – Interview with the guitarist and Head of the Strings Department, József Eötvös

02. November 2017

Besides his teaching activity at the Liszt Academy and his position as the Head of the Strings Department, József Eötvös organises festivals and competitions, devotes himself to the careers of...

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...