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

Sir Georg Solti

Szabolcs Zempléni Horn Master Class at the Liszt Academy

8 November 2019


Main building, Auditorium (Room I)

(H-1061 Budapest, Liszt Ferenc tér 8.)



Tuesday 26 November 2019, 14.00–20.00

Wednesday 27 November 2019, 9.00–12.00 & 14.00–19.00



Active participants:

  • Only Liszt Academy students may apply. The final list of active participants are selected by the Woodwind & Brass Department.
  • Application deadline: Tuesday 19 November 2019, 12.00
  • Please apply by completing the online application form below. In the 'piano' cell please write your piano accompanist's name (if there is piano part in your piece).

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.


Szabolcs Zempléni was only 17 years old when he won the Concertino Prague International Horn Comptetiton besides being awarded a special ministerial prize. In the following years he won many international competitions (Markneukirchen 2000, Békés 2000, Brno 2001). He was the first Hungarian who was awarded the first prize of ARD International Music Competition in München in 2005. As a soloist he gave concerts several times in Europe, the United States, Africa and Asia. He performed in collaboration with the Budapest Festival Orchestra, Camerata Salzburg, Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Munich Chamber Orchestra in the concert halls of the Philharmonie of Gasteig in Munich, the New York Carnegie Hall and the Auditorium of Rome. He has worked with such renowned conductors as Iván Fischer, Yakov Kreizberg, Jonathan Nott, Daniel Raiskin, and Michael Sanderling. He is the guest professor of the Trinity College of London and the Tokyo College of Music and Zempléni is the professor of horn in the music colleges of Trossingen and Hamburg. His first solo album, Colours of the French Horn, was released in 2011 by Oehms Classics edition.


Schedule of the master class:

2020. november 26. (kedd)

14.00–15.00: Zsuzsanna Ökrös
15.00–16.00: Tamara Tettamanti
16.00–17.00: László Csabay
17.30–18.30: Ella Tege
18.30–19.30: Máté Harangozó

2020. november 27. (szerda)

9.00–10.00: Bella Rimóczi
10.00–11.00: Péter Harangozó
11.00–12.00: Ágoston Márkus
14.00–15.00: Dóra Hajnal
15.00–16.00: Norbert Kiss
16.00–17.00: Dominik Kovács
17.00–18.00: Ákos Wadi Shanin