Bartók World Competition & Festival

CALL FOR ENTRIES 2020

Bartók World Competition of Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music Budapest announces a competition for
 
string quartet composition
 
with total prizes of 10.000 EUR 
 
The Jury will also select works for honorable mention. One piece will be selected into the repertoire of the Bartók World Competition – String Quartet competition in 2021 and will be published by Universal Music Publishing Editio Musica Budapest.
 
DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING ENTRIES 10 August 2020
 
ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE WINNERS 28 November 2020

 

Bartok World Competition

Bartók’s music is best understood through the images it evokes

Bartók’s music is best understood through the images it evokes

23 September 2019

Lithuanian pianist Mūza Rubackytė divides her time between Vilnius, Paris and Geneva. Indeed, she is a welcome guest on every continent, and her home country has recognised her with a Medal of Honour, among other awards. As a member of the jury of the Bartók World Competition and as the Director of Music of the Vilnius Piano Music Festival, she has presented a special prize to the winner of the competition, Ádám Szokolay: an opportunity for him to perform in the Lithuanian capital in November 2021.

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“Bartók has to be second nature to you”

“Bartók has to be second nature to you”

20 September 2019

He was born in the United States and lives there, but speaks perfect Hungarian and has been drawn to Bartók’s music since the very beginning. Peter Klimo took the stage with Bartók’s Piano Concerto No. 3 at the orchestral finals of the Bartók World Competition.

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