The most important class, however, for me and for hundreds of other Hungarian musicians, was the chamber-music class. From about the age of fourteen, and until graduation from the Academy, all instrumentalists except the heavy-brass players and percussionists had to participate in this course. Presiding over it for many years was the composer Leó Weiner, who thus exercised an enormous influence on three generations of Hungarian musicians.

Sir Georg Solti

News of the University

Liszt Academy students gain victory at Weiner Leó National Chamber Music Competition

Liszt Academy students gain victory at Weiner Leó National Chamber Music Competition

18. April 2019

The ensemble formed by students of Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music Csongor Korossy-Khayll (violin), Kristóf Tóth (violin), Julianna Albert (viola) and Gergely Devich (cello) won the category ’string quartets’ at Weiner Leó National Chamber Music Competition. Guest students of the Academy Sebastian Wyss (violin) and Tony Chen (piano) triumphed at the category ’violin-piano sonata’.

More