I am not exaggerating when I say that, whatever I achieved as a musician, I owe more to Leó Weiner than to anyone else. ... To me, he remains an outstanding example of what a musician should be.

Sir Georg Solti
Chamber Circle

9 December 2019, 19.00-21.00

Solti Hall

Talent Obliges

Chamber Circle Presented by Liszt Academy

Mendelssohn Recital

Performer change

Mendelssohn: Sechs Lieder, Op. 71 – 5. Auf der Wanderschaft, 6. Nachtlied
Mendelssohn: Six Songs, Op. 86 – 5. Der Mond
Mendelssohn: Sechs Gesänge, Op. 34 – 6. Reiselied
Mendelssohn: String Quartet No. 6 in F minor, Op. 80
Mendelssohn: Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor, Op. 49

Eszter Balogh (mezzo-soprano), Oszkár Varga, Eszter Osztrosits (violin), András Kurgyis (viola), Flóra Matuska (cello), Imre Dani (piano)

Felix Mendelssohn cannot complain about his childhood: at seven he took piano lessons from Marie Bigot (whose piano technique was remarked on by Haydn and Beethoven), he played chamber music with Pierre Baillot, later concertmaster of the Paris Opera, in his early teens he composed piano, chamber and church choral works, at the age of 12 a private orchestra gave a recital of his first Singspiel, and by 16 his first chamber work was ready. In other words, he had everything, including genius, needed to make himself a name in music history. Among his chamber works, the Piano Trio No. 1 in D minor is considered remarkable and his final quartet, the eerie String Quartet in F minor very unusual. Furthermore, he did not ignore song, a genre raised to great heights since Schubert, although Mendelssohn reached back to the northern German tradition instead of the Schubertian path, in which the piano is a restrained accompanist to the poem. Works are played by the Chamber Circle made up of current and former students of the Liszt Academy.

Dear Audience! At the concert Imre Dani Dani will participate instead of Róza Radnóti. Thank you for your understanding!

Presented by

Liszt Academy Concert Centre


HUF 2 500