The least important are not forbidden to dream of great things, and even modestly to aim at them, according to the measure of their abilities.

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Music’s Soul is Behind the Notes

Music’s Soul is Behind the Notes

2019. August 14.

Violinist Gábor Takács-Nagy has been conducting since 2001, and by now it has become his main activity. He was appointed music director of the Verbier Festival Chamber Orchestra in 2007 and of the Manchester Camerata since 2007. He was the principal violin (1975 to 1992) of the Takács Quartet, still named after him. During his career He has performed with legendary musicians such as Gidon Kremer, Sir Yehudi Menuhin, Jean-Pierre Rampal, György Solti, Isaac Stern or Mstislav Rostropovitch. The Liszt Prize winner musician tells our magazine about fantasy and the stories told by sounds.

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Fantasy of a lifetime

Fantasy of a lifetime

2019. July 31.

'Liszt Academy is my favourite music hall in the world' – said Joshua Bell at the end of his concert on 25 February 2019. The honourable statement by the Grammy-Winning world-class violinist is perhaps not only due to the Grand Hall’s enchanting ambience, but to the contact he had within minutes with the audience. Joshua Bell allows us to have a peek into the spiritual resonance, the joint thinking, which require a unique approach from the musician, the audience and the composer.

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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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