Bartók World Competition & Festival

Call for entries 2021

Bartók World Competition of Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music Budapest announces a competition for

 

string quartets.

 

Live rounds will be held between 25-31 October 2021

Total prizes: 24.000 EUR

 

Find more information and full competition announcement here. Repertoire list is here

DEADLINE FOR SUBMITTING ENTRIES 30 April 2021

CONFIRMATION ON QUALIFICATION 20 May 2021

Online application opens at 15 December

 

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.

More
“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.

More