The two Hungarians not only played music, they were themselves the music – in every nerve – down to their fingertips.

Adelheid von Schorn on Reményi and Liszt
Szokolay 60

8 October 2021, 19.30-22.00

Grand Hall

Szokolay 60

Balázs Szokolay Birthday Greeting

Schubert: Six moments musicaux, D. 780 – 3. (F minor) moment musical
Schubert: Ungarische Melodie, D. 817
Balázs Szokolay (piano); record made in June 2017 in Altenburgb, Weimar
Liszt:2 Lieder von Franz Schubert – 4. Erlkönig
Mūza Rubackytė (piano)
Schubert: Piano Sonata for Four Hands in C major (‘Grand Duo’), D. 812 – 2. Andante
Tony Chen Lin, Wang Xinyuan (piano)
György Kurtág: Seven Bach Chorales (transcriptions for piano four hands) – 3. Aus tiefer Not schreiʼ ich zu dir (BVW 687)
András Kemenes, Imre Dani (piano)
Improvization
Gábor Kemény (piano)
Rachmaninov: Suite No. 1, Op. 5 (‘Fantaisie-tableaux’) – 2. La nuit… lʼamour. Adagio sostenuto
Krisztina Fejes, Anna Falvai (piano)
Rachmaninov: Suite No. 2, Op. 17 – 4. Tarantelle. Presto
Ádám Szokolay, Valentin Magyar (piano)
Rachmaninov: Organ, Op. 21/5
György Kurtág:
Hommage à Sári Szokolay
Gergely Szokolay (piano)
R. Strauss–Grainger
: Ramble on the Last Love-Duet from Der Rosenkavalier
István Lajkó (piano)
Dopper: Fantaisie pastorale hongroise, Op. 26
János Bálint (flute), István Lajkó (piano)
INTERMISSION
Mozart: Piano Sonata No. 10 in C major, K. 330 – 1. Allegro moderato
Balázs Szokolay (piano); record made in June 2017 in Altenburgb, Weimar
C. Ph. E. Bach:2 Variations on La folia dʼEspagne, Wq 118/9
Petra Somlai (fortepiano)
J. S. Bach: Das wohltemperierte Klavier, Book 2 – Preludium and fugue in G-sharp minor, BWV 887
Piotr Anderszewski (piano)
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 27 in E minor, Op. 90 – 2. Nicht zu geschwind und sehr singbar vorgetragen
Gábor Csalog (piano)
Liszt: Two excerpts from the Coronation Mass – 1. Benedictus
Dorota Anderszewski (violin), Éva Szalai (piano)
Bartók: Seven Pieces from Mikrokosmos from Two Pianos, BB 120
Dénes Várjon, Ádám Szokolay (piano)
Szymanowski: Lullaby, Op. 52 (‘La berceuse d’Aïtacho Enia’)
Dorota Anderszewska (violin), Piotr Anderszewski (piano)
Bartók's favourite melodies on pipe
Balázs Szokolay Dongó
Bartók: Rhapsody No. 1, BB 94c
Miklós Perényi (cello), István Lajkó (piano)

Guests: György Kurtág and Bruno Monsaingeon

Balázs Szokolay is a leading figure of international music both as pianist and teacher. He has an extremely wide repertoire, in which chamber music plays an important part. He has performed along with world-famous chamber partners, conductors, orchestras, he has appeared at the Royal Festival Hall, Wigmore Hall, Concertgebouw, and the Konzerthaus in Vienna. He has released over 50 CDs, and in 2016 the Liszt Society awarded him the International Record Grand Prix for his performance of the B minor sonata. He has made numerous radio and TV recordings. He is a regular jury member at music competitions and he holds masterclasses at universities around the world. Since 1987 he has taught at the Department of Keyboards and Choral Instruments of the Budapest Liszt Academy, besides which he has been professor in the University of Music Franz Liszt, Weimar.

 

 

 

Stream free of charge at the website, Facebook page and Youtube channel of the Liszt Academy.

Presented by

Zeneakadémia Koncertközpont, New Partner Intercultural Arts Management

Tickets:

2 300, 3 500, 4 700, 5 900 Ft