Music was and is an essential part of daily life in Hungary.

Sir Georg Solti
László Fassang

László Fassang

Keyboard and Harp Department

Chamber Music, Improvisation, Organ as Main Subject

 
Born: 1973, Budapest
 
Academic degree, university position: associate professor
 
Studies:
1998: Graduation from Organ Department of the Franz Liszt Academy of Music – professors: Ferenc Gergely, István Ruppert
1998-2003: Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique, Paris – organ – Olivier Latry, Michel Bouvard
1999-2004: Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique, Párizs – improvisation – Loic Mallié, Philippe Lefebvre, Thierry Escaich, Jean-François Zygel
 
Teaching activities:
Since 2004 he has been teaching improvisation at the Music Academy of San Sebastian.
Since 2008 he has been teaching at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music.
 
Other activities:
2000: organist of the Sapporo concert hall (Japan)
Since 2006: Artistic director of the organ concerts of the Palace of Arts (Budapest)
 
Major concerts:
 
Recordings:
Sapporo Concert Hall – Bach and Liszt improvisations 2000; SCH 003
László Fassang plays the grand organ of the Cathedral Notre-Dame Chartres 2005; INTRADA | INTRA024 | 1 CD | 3760064110240
The Course of the Moon – László Fassang – Vincent Le Quang; 2007; Orpheia ORP005FLQ1
 
Awards and decorations:
1993: Zoltán Gárdonyi Memorial Competition (Budapest) – first prize
1998: International Organ Competition, Győr – second prize
2002: Royal Bank Calgary International Organ Festival and Competition – golden medal for improvisation
2002: The Fourth International Organ Competition of the City of Paris – second prize in improvisation; Maurice Duruflé Prize
2003: First International German-French Organ Competition (Windesheim) – shared second prize; special prize for the best interpretation of the French organ pieces
2004: Grand Prix de Chartres International Organ Competition – first prize and "Audience Choice"
2006: Liszt Prize
2006: Prima Prize
 
 
Contact:
laszlofassang[at]gmail.com