The most important class, however, for me and for hundreds of other Hungarian musicians, was the chamber-music class. From about the age of fourteen, and until graduation from the Academy, all instrumentalists except the heavy-brass players and percussionists had to participate in this course. Presiding over it for many years was the composer Leó Weiner, who thus exercised an enormous influence on three generations of Hungarian musicians.

Sir Georg Solti

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Liszt Academy to start new season in mid-August with a special concert pair

Liszt Academy to start new season in mid-August with a special concert pair

5 August 2020

The joint concert of the Liszt Academy and the National Philharmonic Orchestra, scheduled for August 18 and 19 in the Great Hall, will feature all of Rachmaninov's piano concertos and the virtuoso Paganini variations, with the solo performance of Kossuth Prize winner János Balázs. The guest conductor will be Charles Olivieri-Munroe of Canada.

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