2017.04.28 19.00

Solti Hall

Balázs Fülei piano recital

Black and White Colours

Balázs Fülei piano recital

„Bartók Also Played It”

Suite in D major, Z. 667
Suite No. 1 in B minor
Six Variations in F major, Op. 34
Variations on J. S. Bach’s ‘Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen’ Theme
Miroirs (excerpts)
Romanian Christmas Carols, BB 67
Improvizations on Hungarian Peasant Songs, BB 83
Balázs Fülei (piano)

‘Bartók Also Played It’: this is the subtitle of the concert offering a perceptive insight into the piano repertoire of Béla Bartók. The concert includes works by Liszt and Ravel, naturally enough Bartók himself, as well as a couple by Baroque masters: suites by Purcell and the Jesuit missionary Domenico Zipoli. Head of the Liszt Academy Chamber Music Department Balázs Fülei certainly has a different performer’s temperament and podium personality to Béla Bartók, and perhaps this also plays a part in the fact that we can thank him for such original Bartók interpretations. As a critic recently put it: “Fülei is a Bartók player of great stature: his approach to characters is striking, he displays authentic tempos and dares to go against the ‘carved-in-stone’ interpretations of the Hungarian Bartók performance practice, all of which reveal great courage and absolute independence.” In a critical appraisal of his art, the following has been said: “When he appears, skill, artistic conscience and inspiration take to the stage in his person.”

Organizer: Liszt Academy Concert Centre

Tickets: HUF 2 500, 3 200



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