03. 11. 2023.
Long-awaited Premieres, Unique Collaborations, Immense Interest and Wide Success: This Was the 3rd Liszt Fest
Held between 11 and 22 October, the Liszt Fest International Cultural Festival featured international world stars and Hungarian artists at over a hundred events, and boasted two world premieres, two...Read more
06. 09. 2023.
Premieres That Make Music History, Legendary Ensembles and Contemporary Productions Evoke the Spirit of Liszt – Here’s the Complete Programme of the Liszt Fest
Not only did Ferenc Liszt transform the music history of the 19th century, his influence continues to be felt two centuries on, whether in classical, contemporary or popular music, or even jazz,...Read more
31. 05. 2023.
Exquisite Operatic Rarities, Dance, Pop And World Music: Tickets Are Now On Sale For The First Events Of The Liszt Fest!
The highly anticipated Hungarian premiere of György Kurtág’s only opera, a piano marathon featuring works by György Ligeti, top jazz and world music performers, Castles, Warriors, Frontiers, the...Read more
27. 10. 2022.
Celebrated stars of the national and international arts scene, a host of unusual collaborations and performances: this is what went on at this year’s Liszt Fest International Cultural Festival
When Plácido Domingo wasn’t reciting zarzuelas to standing ovation, the Janoska Ensemble wasn’t bringing the house down, and Víkingur Ólafsson wasn’t giving a memorable concert with the Orchestre...Read more
07. 10. 2022.
Unusual fusions, Hungarian and international stars – the Liszt Fest starts today!
For sixteen days, the Liszt Fest International Cultural Festival adds zest to the cultural life of the Hungarian capital with world premieres, ensembles and soloists from around the globe, new...Read more
12. 09. 2022.
The festival of unforgettable experiences, special fusions and fresh initiatives is round the corner: Liszt Fest to start on 7 October
Stunning new productions, world premieres, eagerly awaited collaborations in classical and contemporary music, theatre and dance performances, free organ concerts, sensational jazz and pop...Read more
22. 06. 2022.
More names that make you look forward to the autumn – the first Isolation Budapest at the Liszt Fest!
Elton John’s favourite performer, the Toronto singer known for her dark, intimate ballads, who also conquered the cultic Berghain of Berlin, and the British The Times’ 2021 favourite are some of the...Read more
09. 06. 2022.
Domingo, Ólafsson, Coltrane, Neue Oper Wien, Hiatus Kaiyote – here are the first names from the programme of the Liszt Fest!
Along with Plácido Domingo, Víkingur Ólafsson and the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal, Ravi Coltrane, Hiatus Kaiyote and the Neue Oper Wien, who bring Jörg Widmann’s opera, the Janoska Ensemble,...Read more
29. 10. 2021.
Seventeen days, stunning creators and creations, celebrated new productions: the first Liszt Fest International Cultural Festival was a great success
The first Liszt Fest International Cultural Festival came to an end with the unforgettable concert of the Brazilian legend, Gilberto Gil, a gala concert with the works of Bartók, Liszt and Roland...Read more
09. 10. 2021.
The first Liszt Fest International Cultural Festival gets under way – Cory Henry on the programme!
Patti Smith, Gilberto Gil, Thomas Hampson, Martin Haselböck and the Orchester Wiener Akademie, Barnabás Kelemen and Mihály Berecz, the Compañía Antonio Gades, László Fassang and Balázs Szokolay...Read more
28. 09. 2021.
The poet laureate of punk gives a concert in Budapest again – Patti Smith at the Liszt Fest
Some may still remember Patti Smith’s first concert in Hungary: 23 years ago the godmother of punk brought her performance at Sziget Festival to a cathartic end by tearing the strings off her guitar...Read more