Taste is a negative thing. Genius affirms and always affirms.

Franz Liszt

Master class by István Várdai cellist

26 September 2019


Main building Room X
(H-1061 Budapest, Liszt Ferenc square 8)



Friday 1 November 2019, 14.30–18.30
Saturday 2 November 2019, 10.30–14.30



Active participants:

  • Only cellist students from the Liszt Academy may apply by completing the online application form below.
  • Application deadline: Thursday 24 October 2019, 12.00
  • The final list of active participants are selected by the teachers of the Cello Sub-Department, István Varga sub-department leader and István Várdai.
  • The active participants' list and the schedule of the master class will be published on 29 October here.
  • The university doesn't provide piano accompaniment. Please write in the 'Piano' cell the name of your piano accompanist. If you will play solo piece, you don't need to fill it.
The application for active participants has closed.

Passive participants:

  • The master class is free of charge and open to all interested as the rooms' capacity allows. No preliminary application is necessary.
  • Certificates of attendance are not issued.


Schedule of the master class:

Friday 1 November

14.30–15.30: You Wu
Piatti: Caprice No. 12
Bartók: Rhapsody No. 1, BB 94c

15.30–16.30: Flóra Csőke
Schumann: Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129

16.30–17.30: Emma Petruska
Haydn: 2. (D-dúr) csellóverseny, Hob. VIIb:2 – 1. Allegro moderato

17.30–18.30: Gergely Devich
Schumann: Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129

Saturday 2 November

10.30–11.30: Szabolcs Madarasi
Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104 – 1. Allegro, 2. Adagio, ma non troppo

11.30–12.30: Flóra Matuska
Chopin: Sonata for Violin and Piano in G minor, Op. 65

12.30–13.30: Flóra Blahunka
Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme, Op. 33 (with the amendments by Wilhelm Fitzenhagen)

13.30–14.30: Eszter Agárdi
Kodály: Cello Sonata, Op. 8 – 3. Allegro molto vivace