The training I received at the Academy was difficult and at times harsh, but those who survived the experience emerged as real musicians.

Sir Georg Solti

Fernando Puchol Chamber Music Master Class at the Liszt Academy

14 February 2020

We hereby inform our students and the audience, that Fernando Puchol's master class is cancelled.


Tuesday 24 March 2020, 9.30–14.00

Wednesday 25 March 2020, 9.30–13.00



Liszt Academy Main Building, Room XXIII
(H-1061 Budapest, Liszt Ferenc tér 8.)


Participation and application:

Active participants:

  • Chamber groups of the Academy may apply, not just one but to more classes as well. The Chamber Music Department will choose the participants of the master class from the applicants.
  • Please apply through the online form below.
  • Applicationa deadline: Thursday 5 March 2020

Passive participants:

  • The master class is open only for Liszt Academy students and teachers.


Professor of Piano of the Royal Conservatory of Madrid for more than forty years, Mr. Puchol’s students enjoy prominent careers and have obtained brilliant successes at international competitions, occupying relevant positions in Conservatories and Universities of Europe, America and Asia. He has been a guest Professor at the National University of Taipei (Taiwan), University of the Arts of Panama, ESMAE University of Porto, Academie International d'Eté of Nice, Euroarts Festival of Leipzig, Högeschool Voor de Kunsten in Rotterdam and Castle d’Ursel in Antwerp, among others. He is currently professor and artistic director of the Forum and International Music Festival of Orihuela. He was also named advisor to the Valencia International Piano Competition "José Iturbi”.

He began his studies in Valencia, his hometown, with Daniel de Nueda (piano), Manuel Palau and Francisco LLácer Pla (analysis and composition). He expanded his piano and musical training in Paris and Vienna with Luis Galve and Hans Graf.

Mr. Puchol has performed monographic concerts focused on the Spanish keyboard music of the 18th century, as well as the outputs of Beethoven, Chopin, Liszt, Schumann, French impressionist music and the piano of the 20th century. He has dedicated special attention to contemporary repertoire, premiering the Concerto for piano and orchestra and the Ricercare for two pianos and orchestra (with pianist Ana Bogani) by Llácer Pla, the Piano concertante for piano and orchestra by José Evangelista, and other works by Palau, Llácer Pla, Barce, Bernaola, Palacio, Verdú – among others. He received the “Musical Album National Prize” from the Ministry of Culture of Spain.

Mr. Puchol is an Academic member at the San Carlos Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Valencia and the Royal Academy of Saint Elisabeth of Hungary in Seville. He is an honorary member of the EPTA (European Piano Teachers Association). In addition, he has received the Gold Medal of the Royal Conservatory of Madrid, the Orihuela Conservatory and the National University of Taipei (Taiwan).