The Relationship Between Liszt and his Hungarian Contemporaries in the Light of Hungary Cultural History

The Relationship Between Liszt and his Hungarian Contemporaries in the Light of Hungary Cultural History

Old Academy of Music

19 October, 2021 | 10.00 am

Free programme

The programme is free, but pre-registration is required.

10 am – 11.15 am Chair: Katalin Kim
László Gombos: In the footsteps of Liszt in Paris – The first steps of young Hungarians under the tutelage of the Master
Lilla Bokor: A suitcase worth of memories about Ede Reményi
Zsuzsanna Kovács: Liszt’s lesser-known visitors, on the evidence of their visiting cards

11.30 am – 12.20 pm
Marietta Bukáné Kaskötő: At the dawn of a new age: pre-Cecilian currents and the Hungarian ideal of church music in the age of Liszt
Ágnes Watzatka: Liszt, Bogisich and the German Cecilia Society

3 am – 4.15 pm Chair: Lóránt Péteri
Dóra Bodrogai: “Ma chère enfant” – About the friendship of Janka Wohl and Ferenc Liszt
Máté Cselényi: A hitherto unknown page from a Liszt album
Featuring: Ferenc János Szabó – piano
Zsuzsanna Domokos: The greats of the Hungarian fatherland in Liszt’s memory

5 pm – 6 pm
Historically informed concert with works by Volkmann, Mihalovich, Aggházy and Végh
Featuring: Atala Schöck – voice, Ferenc János Szabó – piano

This large-scale, four-day conference of musicology and music history, which will end on Ferenc Liszt’s birthday on October 22, will provide an overview of new developments and new trends in Liszt research. On October 18–19, the lectures will focus on Liszt’s relations with Hungary and the history of Hungarian music in the second half of the 19th century. On 21–22 October, leading international experts of Liszt – from the Dutch Albert Brussee through the Canadian Alan Walker to the British Kenneth Hamilton – will talk about the latest results of their research. The lectures will be accompanied by concerts, book and CD presentations.

This conference of the Liszt Fest is jointly presented by Müpa Budapest and Liszt Academy.

Old Academy of Music
1064 Budapest, Vörösmarty utca 35.

Old Academy of Music

19 October, 2021 | 10.00 am

Free programme

The programme is free, but pre-registration is required.

Old Academy of Music
1064 Budapest, Vörösmarty utca 35.

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