LISZT FESTIVAL BY LISZT ACADEMY

11 September 2021

Between 9 and 22 October, we are inviting you to a large-scale programme series with special concerts, introductions of records and conferences for those interested.

The festival is organized by Liszt Ferenc Memorial Museum and Research Centre, with professional responsibility of Dr. Zsuzsanna Domokos, director of the Liszt Museum. Except for the exhibition opening and the closing concert, all events will take place in the Chamber Hall of the Old Academy of Music.

 

9 October 11 AM Matinee concert by Trio Auer

Opening address: Dr. Vigh Andrea, Rector of LFZE

Schubert: Piano Trio in E-flat major, D. 897 („Notturno”/„Adagio”)

Smetana: Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 15

Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 9 („Carnival in Pest”)

Tickets available soon on our website (under Events menu) and in the museum's ticket office.

 

9 October 6 PM Concert and introduction of record by Prof. Mūza Rubackytė

Supported by Lithuanian Embassy

Schubert–Liszt: Zwölf Lieder – Du bist die Ruh, Die junge Nonne

Schubert–Liszt: Schwanengesang – Der Doppelgänger, Die Stadt

Schubert–Liszt: Zwölf Lieder – Erlkönig 

Liszt: Années de Pèlerinage 1., Suisse

Tickets available soon on our website (under Events menu) and in the museum's ticket office.

 

10 October 6 PM, Atrium

Supported by Liszt Festival Albano

Supported by & included in the programme of Liszt Fest International Cultural Festival

“I’m deeper and deeper in Dante’s dark forest…”

Exhibition opening: Liszt and Dante, opening address by Dr. Andrea Vigh, Rector of Liszt Academy

Exhibition curated by: Anna Peternák, Krisztina Halász and Dóra Bodrogai, associates of Liszt Ferenc Memorial Museum and Research Centre.

This programme is free but registration is required.

Related event: 7:30 PM in Solti Hall, literary-musical programme with pianist Péter Kiss, organized by Liszt Academy Concert Centre.

More information about the exhibition can be found here.

 

13 October 5 PM 

Supported by local government of Budapest district VI., through the Liszt Museum Foundation

“Newly Discovered treasures: Unknown manuscripts of published works by Liszt”

Introduction of facsimile book, hosted by Ádám Bősze (conversation partners: Zsuzsanna Domokos, Kristóf Csengery, András Láng), featuring pianist Péter Kiss, professor at Liszt Academy

Free event.

 

15–16 October Festival for Liszt’s birthday

Liszt’s complete symphonic poems arranged for piano four hands: four-part concert series by Edit Klukon and Dezső Ránki

Supported by & included in the programme of Liszt Fest International Cultural Festival

15 October 5 PM

Liszt: Ce qu’on entend sur la montagne

Liszt: Tasso, Lamento e Trionfo

15 October 7:30 PM

Liszt: Les Préludes

Liszt: Orpheus

Liszt: Prometheus

Liszt: Mazeppa

16 October 5 PM

Liszt: Festklänge

Liszt: Héroïde funèbre

Liszt: Hungaria

16 October 7:30 PM

Liszt: Hamlet

Liszt: Hunnenschlacht

Liszt: Die Ideale

Liszt: Von der Wiege bis zum Grabe

 

16 October 11 AM Matinee concert by Fülöp Ránki

Supported by & included in the programme of Liszt Fest International Cultural Festival

Liszt: Dante Sonata

Saint-Saëns–Liszt: Danse macabre

Liszt: Valse mélancolique

Saint-Saëns: Mazurka No. 2 in G minor, Op. 24

Liszt: Mazurka brillante

Saint-Saëns: Mazurka No. 1 in G minor, Op. 21

Liszt: Valse-Impromptu

Saint-Saëns: Valse nonchalante, Op. 110

Liszt: Grande valse di bravura

 

Attention! For these five concerts of the Festival for Liszt's birthday, tickets are currently available only via the Liszt Fest website and in the ticket offices of Müpa.

 

18–19 October Conference in Hungarian: The Relationship Between Liszt and his Hungarian Contemporaries in the Light of Hungarian Cultural History

Supported by & included in the programme of Liszt Fest International Cultural Festival

With participation of associates of the Liszt Academy's Liszt Ferenc Research Centre and the Research Centre for the Humanities Institute for Musicology Department for Hungarian Music History

Detailed programme is to be found here.

Free but registration required. You will be able to register on the website of Liszt Fest, here for 18 October, here for 19 October.

 

19 October 5 PM Historically informed concert: Atala Schöck – voice, Ferenc János Szabó – piano, professor at Liszt Academy

Volkmann: Drei Lieder, Op. 16

Végh: Wiegenlied

Végh: Alphorn

Végh: Grau und schwer...

Mihalovich: Komm o Nacht

Mihalovich: Nur dich allein

Mihalovich: Nachtreise

Aggházy: Bitte, Op. 23/1

Aggházy: Das ist ein Brausen, Op. 30/4

Aggházy: Lieb’ Liebchen, Op. 31/5

Liszt: Über allen Gipfeln ist Ruh

Liszt: Es muss ein Wunderbares sein

Liszt: Die drei Zigeuner

Free but registration required. You will be able to register here.

 

21–22 October International Conference in English: New Additions to the World of Liszt

Supported by & included in the programme of Liszt Fest International Cultural Festival

With participation of world-renowned Liszt scholars, authors of the newest literature.

Detailed programme is to be found here.

Free but registration required. You will be able to register on the website of Liszt Fest, here for 21 October, here for 22 October.

 

21 October 5 PM Introduction of record by Prof. Kenneth Hamilton

Kenneth Hamilton plays Liszt – Volume 1, Death and Transfiguration; Volume 2, Salon and Stage

Free but registration required. You will be able to register here.

 

22 October: closing concert in the Grand Hall of the Liszt Academy, organized by Liszt Academy Concert Centre and Cziffra Festival

The programme is subject to change, depending on pandemic regulations!

 

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