The point is to increase gradually the level of the understanding, cultivation and practice of musical art. This task falls particularly to the new Academy.

Liszt to Antal Augusz

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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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Mira Farkas played  the Chinese premiere of the Nu Shu Harp Concerto

Mira Farkas played the Chinese premiere of the Nu Shu Harp Concerto

13. May 2019

Oscar-winning composer Tan Dun’s harp piece, Nu Shu was presented to an audience of eight thousand at the Shenzhen Stadium, featuring harpist Mira Farkas, sponsee of the Artist Management Office of the Liszt Academy. Among other things, we asked the young musician about her successful concert.

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In memory of Notre-Dame

In memory of Notre-Dame

18. April 2019

Gergely Ménesi, conductor of Liszt Academy Symphony Orchestra paid tribute on behalf of Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music to Notre-Dame cathedral aflame previous night.

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