Technique should create itself from spirit not from mechanics.

Franz Liszt to Lina Raman

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Celestial tones of heavenly music full of pride

2018. April 05.

“My favourite piece is generally the one I am currently playing.” We asked pianists István Gulyás, Yohei Wakioka and Jenő Jandó to talk about their experiences of Liszt’s music. In the interview, the musicians evoked the figure, music and world of the eponymous founder of the Liszt Academy.


Let’s connect with music! - Interview with the world-renowned conductor Pinchas Steinberg

2018. February 28.

Pinchas Steinberg has overseen the development of several generations of musicians in a rapidly moving modern world that responds to quick impacts and strong stimuli. The following advice of his does not, however, go out only to musicians: let us not settle for solutions based on information and advanced technology; rather let us make an effort to communicate the depth of our feelings and ideas.


Parity – the quest for true art

2018. February 15.

We interviewed the Kossuth Prizewinning violinist, János Rolla – concertmaster and artistic director of the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra and former head of the Chamber Music Department at the Liszt Academy, who is still an active music educator – on talent, role models, perfect technical skills and the lack of hard work, humility and great figureheads.


József Balog recital cancelled

2018. February 11.

We kindly inform our audience that József Balog recital due to his illness has been cancelled. The concert will be given on 7 March 2018 at 19.00.


„Teaching is a fundamental layer of my life” – Interview with Prof Katalin Komlós

2018. February 05.

The President of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Prof László Lovász has conferred upon the professor emerita of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Katalin Komlós the József Eötvös Wreath. She was awarded this prestigious accolade for her excellence in musicology, her exploration of the 18th century keyboard music and the research of its authentic interpretation on the keyboard instrument of the period, the fortepiano. Please read the interview below with the musicologist and fortepiano recitalist, Prof Katalin Komlós.