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


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Farewell to Péter Eötvös

Farewell to Péter Eötvös

26 March 2024

"He joined us driven by dedication and exceptional attention, keen to share the knowledge he acquired through his remarkable international career," says Gyula Fekete, Vice-President of Research and International Affairs, Head of the Composition Department in his praise of Péter Eötvös, the world-famous composer-conductor who died at the age of 80.