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
Alma Mater Choir

12 May 2021, 19.30-22.00

Grand Hall

Workshops of the Liszt Academy

Alma Mater Choir Presented by Liszt Academy



Gesualdo: Cor mio, deh, non piangete
Marenzio: O voi che sospirate
Elgar: My love dwelt in a northern land, Op. 18
Miklós Csemiczky: Vox dilecti mei
Cornelius: Love, Op. 18


Brahms: Liebeslieder Waltzes, Op. 52

N. N. (piano)
Alma Mater Choir (choirmaster: Csaba Somos)
Conductor: Gábor Horváth

The Liszt Academy Alma Mater Choir, just like any music ensemble made up of students of an educational institution, are virtuosi of permanent renewal. At the same time, they retain the classical values through their excellent and carefully crafted performances, and the inseparable nature of these two characteristics cannot be shown more clearly in the case of any topic other than that organized for this May concert. The fact is, the concert programme parades the musical pictures of the overwhelming power of eternal attraction experienced in a thousand different ways, adoration, destruction and renewal, that is, love, playing the agonizingly chromatic, passionate madrigals of Gesualdo and Marenzio, through the works of Elgar, Csemiczky and Cornelius, to the nostalgically beautiful love song-waltz series of Brahms.

Presented by

Liszt Academy Concert Centre


Free tickets can be claimed at the Ticket Office of the Liszt Academy one month before the concert.

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