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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Maestro Hubay

Maestro Hubay

2018. August 17.

It was 160 years ago when Jenő Hubay (1858-1937) an outstanding representative of Hungarian music was born. The anniversary provides us with the opportunity to breathe new life into his figure, to celebrate someone whose career was connected at its major stages to Ferenc Liszt and the Liszt Academy.

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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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Bartók with freedom

Bartók with freedom

2018. July 05.

„Bartók is not to be an icon but a living entity for us” – the Bartók World Competition and Festival to be continued with the composers’ competition.

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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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