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
The Relationship Between Liszt and his Hungarian Contemporaries in the Light of Hungarian Cultural History

19 October 2021, 10.00-16.15

Old Academy of Music, Chamber Hall

Liszt Anniversary Festival

The Relationship Between Liszt and his Hungarian Contemporaries in the Light of Hungarian Cultural History Presented by Liszt Academy

Conference in Hungarian

Conference held by the members of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music Liszt Ferenc Research Centre, and the Research Centre for the Humanities Institute for Musicology, Department for Hungarian Music History and Museum of Music History

 

10.00–12.20
Morning session

Chair: Katalin Kim

10.00–11.15
László Gombos: In the footsteps of Liszt in Paris – The first steps of young Hungarians under the tutelage of the Master
Lilla Bokor: A suitcase worth of memories about Ede Reményi
Zsuzsanna Kovács: Liszt’s lesser-known visitors, on the evidence of their visiting cards

11.15–11.30
break

11.30–12.20
Marietta Bukáné Kaskötő: At the dawn of a new age: pre-Cecilian currents and the Hungarian ideal of church music in the age of Liszt
Ágnes Watzatka: Liszt, Bogisich and the German Cecilia Society

12.20–15.00
lunch

 

15.00–16.15
Afternoon session

Chair: Péteri Lóránt

Dóra Bodrogai: “Ma chère enfant” – About the friendship of Janka Wohl and Ferenc Liszt
Máté Cselényi: A hitherto unknown page from a Liszt album
Zsuzsanna Domokos: The greats of the Hungarian fatherland in Liszt’s memory

 

17.00
Historically informed concert performed by Atala Schöck, Nóra Tatai and Ferenc János Szabó

Songs by Robert Volkmann, Ödön Mihalovich, Károly Aggházy and János Végh

 

Presented by

Liszt Ferenc Zeneművészeti Egyetem, MÜPA

Tickets:

Admission to the conference is free, but registration is required. You can register by clicking on the “buy ticket online” button.