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

Tag: "University"

„Solid, uncompromising career path”

2017. November 13.

On 18 November, Ödön Michalovich’s own compositions will be performed at the concert held in tribute of the legendary President of the Liszt Academy composer, pianist and music educator. We interviewed the artistic director of the event, Professor Emerita Éva Marton the Kossuth prize-winning soprano.


„I am driven by the joy of giving” – Interview with the guitarist and Head of the Strings Department, József Eötvös

2017. November 02.

Besides his teaching activity at the Liszt Academy and his position as the Head of the Strings Department, József Eötvös organises festivals and competitions, devotes himself to the careers of young people and to the furtherance of guitar music. The Liszt Award-winning musician spoke to us in detail about the history of the Guitar Sub-Department, artist management and the Budapest International Guitar Competition.


The Bartók World Competition and Festival kicked off with unique programmes

2017. September 10.

On 9 September 2017, 44 contestants arrived in Budapest for the Bartók World Competition and Festival. In accordance with the official drawing lots, the Preliminary round started with Competitor No. 47, Japanese Tategami Mai. Already on the opening day of the event series organised by the Liszt Academy, a wide range of extraordinary musical and historical treats awaited the audience.