Interview with Ágnes Langer, 3rd prize winner of the Bartók World Competition

30. September 2017

Although Ágnes Langer has just recently conquered Hungarian music, she took its stages by storm. She has been studying in Germany since 2005 but turned out to be the most successful Hungarian contestant of the Bartók World Competition and Festival.

Interview with Cosima Soulez-Larivière, 1st prize winner at the Bartók World Competition

21. September 2017

Joie de vivre, professional accuracy and a wide range of interests – these are the traits of the portrait of Cosima Soulez-Larivière, the winner of the Bartók Competition and Festival. Here is an interview with the extraordinarily talented young musician:

Winner of the Bartók World Competition announced

17. September 2017

The 20-year old Cosima Soulez-Larivière won 1st prize at the Bartók World Competition in the category violin in the Grand Final held in the evening of 16 September.

The results of the first Bartók World Competition & Festival

17. September 2017

All special prizes and diplomas were handed over on the 17 September Gala Concert.

The Programme of the gala concert

17. September 2017

Today's Award Ceremony and Gala Concert will feature all three grand finalists as well as competitors from the Final.

The programme of the Grand Final

16. September 2017

Today’s performances will decide about the final ranking, while the announcing of results and the Award Ceremony will take place tomorrow, in the Gala Concert.

Bartók’s violin compositions from various perspectives

16. September 2017

Synopsis of the two-day Symposium ’Bartók and the Violin’ held within the framework of the Bartók World Competition & Festival at the Institute for Musicology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

Three Grand finalists at the Bartók World Competition & Festival

15. September 2017

In the Grand Final of the Bartók World Competition on Saturday, Ágnes Langer, Cosima Soulez-Larivière and Takagi Ririko will be taking to the stage with the violin concertos written by Bartók, Beethoven and Tchaikovsky.

The three best competitors in the Grand Final of the first Bartók World Competition & Festival

14. September 2017

The 16 September (Saturday) Grand Final will be live streamed on the competition website from 19.30pm.

Seven finalists at the Bartók World Competition

13. September 2017

The Semi-final round of the Bartók World Competition & Festival was held in two sessions on 12 September. Although the scores were very close, seven young violinists were shortlisted for the finals, among them two Hungarians: Ágnes Langer and Gábor Homoki.

Finalists of the Bartók World Competition & Festival

12. September 2017

7 violinists passed to the 14 September Final.

Two Hungarian competitors shortlisted for the Semi-final of the Bartók World Competition

12. September 2017

The Preliminary round of the Bartók World Competition and Festival took place in four sessions on 10 and 11 September. From the Hungarian contestants, Ágnes Langer and Gábor Homoki got shortlisted to perform at the Semi-final.

12 competitors in the Semi-final of the Bartók World Competition & Festival

11. September 2017

The 12 September (Tuesday) round will be live streamed on the competition website from 2 pm.

The Bartók World Competition and Festival kicked off with unique programmes

10. September 2017

On 9 September 2017, 44 contestants arrived in Budapest for the Bartók World Competition and Festival. In accordance with the official drawing lots, the Preliminary round started with Competitor No. 47, Japanese Tategami Mai. Already on the opening day of the event series organised by the Liszt...

First Bartók World Competition & Festival has been launched

09. September 2017

The rounds of the contest organized between 10-17 September at Liszt Academy, will begin from No. 47.

COMPETITION SCHEDULE

07. September 2017

Find out the when and where of the rounds.

Meet the competitors attending the first Bartók World Competition & Festival!

05. September 2017

A brief CV and programme of each competitor is available now on the competition website. You can find out everything about the preparations, the jury and the Bartók pieces of the live rounds in the competition catalogue.

Liszt Academy - three-time Red Dot Award Winner

14. August 2017

The image spot of the Bartók World Competition & Festival to be held this fall for the first time has been recognised with one of the most prestigious international communication design prizes. With this prize, the number of creativity awards acknowledging the event paying tribute to Bartók’s...

Closer to Bartók

08. August 2017

More than 100 artists had registered for the competition bearing the name of the universally acknowledged Hungarian composer. This first competition – launching in a month’s time - is open to violinists. Of the entrants, more than 50 received the opportunity to perform live in front of a jury.

Bartók World Competition and Festival awaits even the youngest on its opening day

25. July 2017

The Bartók World Competition and Festival – enjoying international limelight – will be hosted by the Liszt Academy from 9 until 17 September for the very first time. On the opening day of the contest, special programmes and free concerts will welcome the members of all age groups.