The training I received at the Academy was difficult and at times harsh, but those who survived the experience emerged as real musicians.

Sir Georg Solti

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„What fascinates me is Bach’s music and what’s encoded in it”

„What fascinates me is Bach’s music and what’s encoded in it”

2018. July 12.

Gergely Fazekas, associate professor of the Musicology Department did not come home empty-handed from the United States, where he was teaching as a Fulbright visiting professor for a year: he turned his PhD dissertation into a monograph just published in Hungarian under the title J. S. Bach and the Two Cultures of Musical Form. Please, welcome an exclusive interview with the author.

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“Mozart’s music has a delicate texture – there is no greater challenge than that” Harmony between composer and performer: W. A. Mozart and Kristóf Baráti

“Mozart’s music has a delicate texture – there is no greater challenge than that” Harmony between composer and performer: W. A. Mozart and Kristóf Baráti

2018. June 22.

The intimate connection between composer and performer is shaping silently and invisible over the years and decades. Hard work and keen attention must be paid if a performer would like to show his/her personality and affection in a musical interpretation beyond the notes of a composition. The violin virtuoso Kristóf Baráti now tells about creating and experiencing harmony with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.

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Celestial tones of heavenly music full of pride

2018. April 05.

“My favourite piece is generally the one I am currently playing.” We asked pianists István Gulyás, Yohei Wakioka and Jenő Jandó to talk about their experiences of Liszt’s music. In the interview, the musicians evoked the figure, music and world of the eponymous founder of the Liszt Academy.

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