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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Bartók World Competition joins prestigious international association

Bartók World Competition joins prestigious international association

1 July 2022

Liszt Academy's competition was elected a member and was praised for its high quality by World Federation of International Music Competitions’ General Assembly. Delegates also showed keen interest in the professional issues of the university's Éva Marton International Singing Competition, which had been a member for three years.

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