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Parity – Ferenc Sebő and Kristóf Bacsó

Parity – Ferenc Sebő and Kristóf Bacsó

2019. July 17.

Fantasy, education, taste, music - these were the topics discussed with two outstanding Hungarian musicians. Guitar and hurdy-gurdy player and folklorist Ferenc Sebő and jazz saxophonist and composer Kristóf Bacsó are both members of different generations, moving in various music scenes, yet both deep-thinkers, whose opinion often point in the same direction.

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Classical music's healing power

Classical music's healing power

2019. June 25.

Interview with piano artist and Bartók World Competition – Piano 2019 juror Andrei Korobeinikov. Born in Moscow, the 33-year-old artist, winner of several world competitions is not only respecting tradition and the composer’s intention, but also believes music makes you a better person; therefore music belongs to all.

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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

2019. May 13.

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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“Dare to be vulnerable on stage” – interview with Cosima Soulez Larivière, winner of the Bartók Violin Competition 2017

“Dare to be vulnerable on stage” – interview with Cosima Soulez Larivière, winner of the Bartók Violin Competition 2017

2019. February 14.

Ever since winning the first edition of the Bartók World Competition in 2017, Cosima has felt at home in Budapest. Last month she arrived at the Liszt Academy at the invitation of the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, an orchestra she is familiar with since playing with them during the final. The violinist has preserved all her youthful openness and enthusiasm, while also having amassed huge experience since our first interview in 2017. This latest portrait of Cosima Soulez Larivière sketches out her experiences and impressions during the past 18 months.

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