The least important are not forbidden to dream of great things, and even modestly to aim at them, according to the measure of their abilities.

Liszt to Antal Augusz

Piano and piano chamber music master class by Miha Haas

1 October 2019


Liszt Academy Main Building, Auditorium
(H-1061 Budapest, Liszt Ferenc square 8)


15 October 2019

  • 11.00–12.00: introductory lecture (in English): Tone Colours on the Piano: Acoustical Predisposition or Contextual Illusion?
  • 12.00–14.00: master class
  • 15.00–18.00: master class

16 October 2019, master class, 10.00–13.00 & 15.00–18.00

17 October 2019, master class, 10.00–13.00 & 15.00–18.00


Miha Haas was born in Ljubljana into a musical family and started to learn piano at a very young age. After finishing his studies at the Ljubljana Academy of Music and at the Royal Music Conservatory in Brussels, he began his career as a performer and teacher. Currently he works at the Ljubljana Music Academy as an associate professor teaching piano and chamber music (with a special emphasis on piano duos).

Besides the solo pianist’s career Haas focuses on chamber music, giving concerts in many European countries and in the United States. Also, Haas is a very active pedagogue and researcher. He is an advocate of modern pedagogical methods that don’t follow the path of conventional teaching and stress students’ independent thinking over professors’ authority.



Active participants:

  • Liszt Academy students can apply by filling out the following online form.
  • Application deadline: 10 October (Thursday) 2019, 12:00
  • Active participants will be selected by the professors of the Chamber Music and the Keyborad Department.
The application for active participants is closed.

Passive participants:

  • The master class is free of charge for passive participants. No preliminary application is necessary.


Schedule of the master class:

Tuesday 15 October 2019, Auditorium

13.00–14.00: Bertille Mas (cello), Zsanett Nyujtó  (clarinet), Kensei Watanabe (piano)
Beethoven: Clarinet Trio in B-flat major, Op. 11 (‘Gassenhauer’)

14.00–15.00: Edit Milibák (violin), Park Seul Ki (piano)
K. Khachaturian: Sonata for Violin and Piano in G minor, op. 1 – 1. Allegro - Meno mosso

16.00–17.00: María Valverde Nieto (piano)         


Wednesday 16 October 2019, Auditorium

10.00–11.00: Anna Sándor (violin), Melinda Tiborcz (piano)
Beethoven: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 4 in A minor, Op. 23 – 1. Presto

11.00–12.00: Jion Nakamura (piano)
Rachmaninov: Piano Sonata No. 2 in B-flat minor, Op. 36 (revised version from 1931)

12.00–13.00: Ádám Király (piano)
J. S. Bach: Partita No. 2 in C minor, BWV 826 – Sinfonia, Allemande, Courante
Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales


15.00–16.00: Péter Bor (viola), Kristóf Szőcs (piano)
Brahms: Sonata for Viola and Piano No. 1 in F minor, Op. 102/1


Thursday 17 October 2019, Auditorium

10.00–11.00: Péter Ittzés (piano)
Schubert: Fantasia in C minor, D. 760 (ʻWandererʼ)

11.00–12.00: Violetta Haraszti (violin), Flóra Minya (piano)
Mozart: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 18 in G major, K. 301


16.00–17.00: Sára Szabó (violin), Bettina Hirling (piano)
Beethoven: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 7 in C minor, Op. 30/2 – 1. Allegro con brio, 2. Adagio cantabile

17.00–18.00: Vanessza Korb (violin), Dalma Felszegi (piano)
Poulenc: Sonata for Violin and Piano
Brahms: Scherzo from the F-A-E Sonata