My friends are those who haunt the Ideal; there, dear friend, we 'recognize' each other, and shall always do so…

Liszt to Ödön Mihalovich
Oddball Pianist

29 November 2020, 11.00-12.30

Solti Hall

Liszt Kidz Academy - Oddballs

Oddball Pianist Presented by Liszt Academy

For 10-15-year-olds


Classical and jazz improvisation on the themes given by the audience in the concert, on various keyboard instruments

Áron Tálas, László Fassang (piano, harpsichord, Hammond-organ)
Moderator: Dániel Mona

In autumn 2020, Liszt Kidz Academy, the programme series for young people organized by Liszt Academy, deals with the superheroes of music, those figures with remarkable, out-of-the-ordinary powers, and about whom even the rest of the profession can only say: oddballs! In November, we check out what is going on in the heads of a pianist and an organist to learn how they go about creating music. There and then. Because the topic this month is improvization. One of Hungary’s most influential organists, László Fassang, shows from the classical direction, while the youthful and very busy jazz pianist Áron Tálas reveals from the jazz direction, what it is like when a musician composes a piece of music on the spot just from a motif he hears for the first time. The audience chooses something and the artists improvize on it: sounds simple, doesn’t it? Well, let’s see...


Presented by

Liszt Academy Concert Centre


This concert was supported, in line with the Government decree 1290/ 2020. (VI.5) related to cultural institutions, in order to ease the economic difficulties caused by the Covid19 pandemic. 


HUF 2 500