Taste is a negative thing. Genius affirms and always affirms.

Franz Liszt

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Candidates from 14 countries of three continents to arrive for this year’s Bartók World Competition

Candidates from 14 countries of three continents to arrive for this year’s Bartók World Competition

29. May 2019

Young pianists from all over the world, even from Iceland, have sent their applications to participate in this year’s piano contest of the Bartók World Competition & Festival. Even though the compulsory repertoire was truly demanding that didn’t prevent the young artists from qualifying: applications have been received not only from Taiwan, Russia and Switzerland, but from the United States and from Japan as well.

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A new temporary exhibition in the Liszt Ferenc Memorial Museum and Research Centre: Franz Liszt in Austria

A new temporary exhibition in the Liszt Ferenc Memorial Museum and Research Centre: Franz Liszt in Austria

24. May 2019

The new international exhibition presents Liszt’s many connections with Austria, exploring the impact of the tradition of the Viennese virtuoso school on his early career, from his childhood in Doborján (now Raiding) throughout his school years in Vienna to the start of his career as a pianist-composer. As a result of an international cooperation of the European Liszt Museums, the exhibition features rarely seen documents and manuscripts.

 

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