The Bartók World Competition and Festival kicked off with unique programmes

10. September 2017

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...

Liszt Academy hosts unparalleled World Competition evoking Béla Bartók’s spirit and legacy

08. September 2017

„As the Alma Mater of Béla Bartók, it is the mission of the Liszt Academy to care for his oeuvre of great international significance.” –pointed out the founder and initiator of the Competition, the...

Beginning of the 142nd Academic Year of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music

07. September 2017

„We can serve a cause in many ways as long as we strive for perfection in it.”- was the first sentence of the 2017-2018 Academic Year opening speech held by the President of the Liszt Ferenc...

Composers' Forum with Ben Leeds Carson

25. August 2017

„We are building bridges” – television interview with the President of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Andrea Vigh

24. August 2017

The President of the Liszt Academy gave an account about the maintenance of Bartók’s legacy as well as of the procedure and special events of the Bartók World Competition & Festival in the evening...

State decorations presented on 20 August

24. August 2017

On the national holiday of Hungary, prestigious state awards were conferred upon two members of the academic staff of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music as well as upon the pianist Tamás Vásáry.

Chamber music festival for three music academies in Shanghai

18. August 2017

The chamber music festival in Shanghai on 4 June, 2017 was the fruit of the trilateral agreement between the Fryderyk Chopin University of Music, the Shanghai Conservatory of Music and the Liszt...

Liszt Academy - three-time Red Dot Award Winner

14. August 2017

The image spot of the Bartók World Competition & Festival to be held this fall for the first time has been recognised with one of the most prestigious international communication design prizes....

Ádám Kiss B. won the 1st Kalotaszeg Lead Fiddler Competition

03. August 2017

The Kalotaszeg Lead Fiddler Competition was organised for the first time 27-30 July within the framework of the Méra World Music Festival. Ádám B. Kiss, a former student of the Liszt Academy, came...

Gábor Boldoczki, laureate of the Echo Klassik Award

31. July 2017

In the category ’Instrumentalist’, the trumpeter Gábor Boldoczki, member of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music academic staff was acknowledged with the highly prestigious award for his label...

Special venue hosting Dohnányi’s 140th birthday celebration

29. June 2017

On 23 June, the Dohnányi’s villa and garden – now privately owned- opened its gates to host the composer’s 140th birthday celebration. The invitees attended a wreathing ceremony, an...

Andrea Brassói-Jőrös winning joint grand prize at Armel Song Competition

26. June 2017

The jury selected the grand prize winning duet from the performances of five male and five female singers, deeming the Liszt Academy’s own Andrea Jőrös and Levente Juhász’s production best.

Szabolcs Mátyássy’s award-winning opera at the Bartók Plus Opera Festival

26. June 2017

Scævola, the work of the young composition graduate of the Liszt Academy, Szabolcs Mátyássy - winner of the opera composition contest of the 2016 Bartók Plus Opera Festival - was performed by...

Opening hours of the buildings 18 June – 27 August (Summer Holidays)

15. June 2017

On 16 June, the ticket office of the Liszt Academy will operate with special working hours

09. June 2017

Silver Blade, which is worth gold

31. May 2017

The image of the Bartók World Competition and Festival has been awarded the Silver Blade prize in the category Design Solutions/Image and Logo Design issued by the Association of Communication...

Great success of the Somewhere Over the Voices international project

26. May 2017

The joint student production of the Hanns Eisler Hochschule für Musik and the Liszt Academy was held May 9-14, 2017.

Places left for the masterclasses of the Kurtág-Ligeti Workshop at the Liszt Academy

26. May 2017

31 May is the application deadline for the instrumental and composition masterclasses of the Kurtág-Ligeti Workshop - hosted at the Liszt Academy between 17 and 21 July. The courses of the 5-day...

Music, so close – 2017/18 season tickets now on sale

16. May 2017

Concerts by world stars and young talents with special discounts on season tickets until 30 June

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