Our task is to form veritable talents who possess the necessary gifts to become masters, without attending to the ungifted mediocrity.

Liszt to Giovanni Sgambati

Old Academy of Music

Address: 1064 Budapest, Vörösmarty utca 35., phone: (1) 322-9804

Access:

Yellow metro Line (No. 1.) - get off at stop Vörösmarty utca

Bus No. 105 - get off at stop Oktogon

 

This building houses the Church Music Department, the organ and harpsichord classes, and some of the chamber music, strings and guitar classes. The Chamber Hall is a venue of public and department concerts, exams and auditions.

Liszt's last apartment in Budapest was in this building, which functions as a museum now.