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Cello master class by Kangho Lee

1 October 2019

Dates and Venues:

7 November 2019 (Thursday), 14.00–18.00, Main building Auditorium
8 November 2019 (Friday), 10.00–18.00, Main building Auditorium
9 November 2019 (Saturday), 10.00–14.00, Main building Room XVII



Active participants:

  • Only cellist students from the Liszt Academy may apply by completing the online application form below.
  • Application deadline: 30 October 2019
  • The final list of active participants are selected by the Cello Sub-Department.
  • 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.

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.


Kangho Lee is one of Korea’s most popular cellist and chamber musician. After his studies on the Yale University he gained his doctoral degree from the New England Conservatory. His performances with the greatest ensembles of South Korea are highly acclaimed by both enthusiasts and experts all around the world, from Paris and Rome through the greatest concert halls of Russia all the way to the United States. Currently he is vice dean and professor of the Cello School of Music at the Korea National University of Arts and is a jury member for numerous international competitions.


Schedule of the master class:

7 November

14.00-15.00: Barnabás Tóth
J. S. Bach: Cello Suite No. 3 in C major, BWV 1009

15.00-16.00: Nella Balog
Valentini: Cello Sonata – 2nd movement
Popper: Etude No. 10

16.00-17.00: Bence Bánkövi
Thomas Burich: Some like to show it off
Piatti: Caprice No. 9

17.00-18.00: Balázs Tiborcz
Piatti: Caprice No. 9
J. S. Bach: Cello Suite No. 2 in D minor, BWV 1008


8 November

10.00-11.00: Andrea Ibero
Lalo: Cello Concerto in D minor – 1st movement

11.00-12.00: Hagiwara Riku
Popper: Russian Fantasie
Popper: Dance of Elves, Op. 39

12.00-13.00: Cseperke Donáczi
Lalo: Cello Concerto in D minor – 1st movement

13.00-14.00: Shimizu Yosuke
Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante, Op. 125 – 2nd movement


15.00-16.00: Hagiwara Riku
Cassado: Cello Suite – 3rd movement
Popper: Etude No. 12

16.00-17.00: Fanni Pelle
Crumb: Sonata for Solo Cello – 2nd movement
Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major, Hob. VIIb:2 – 1st movement

17.00-18.00: Flóra Csőke
Schumann: Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70


9 November

10.00-11.00: Kinga Gál
Schumann: Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 129 – 1st movement

11.00-12.00: Mizuno Yuya
Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 1 in C major, Hob. VIIb:1 – 1st movement

12.00-13.00: Balázs Dolfin
Shostakovich: Cello Concerto No. 1 in E-flat major, Op. 107 – 1st and 2nd movement

13.00-14.00: Emma Petruska
Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 2 in D major, Hob. VIIb:2 – 1st movement