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“Dare to be vulnerable on stage” – interview with Cosima Soulez Larivière, winner of the Bartók Violin Competition 2017

“Dare to be vulnerable on stage” – interview with Cosima Soulez Larivière, winner of the Bartók Violin Competition 2017

14. February 2019

Ever since winning the first edition of the Bartók World Competition in 2017, Cosima has felt at home in Budapest. Last month she arrived at the Liszt Academy at the invitation of the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, an orchestra she is familiar with since playing with them during the final. The violinist has preserved all her youthful openness and enthusiasm, while also having amassed huge experience since our first interview in 2017. This latest portrait of Cosima Soulez Larivière sketches out her experiences and impressions during the past 18 months.

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BARTÓK WITH FREEDOM

5. July 2018

„BARTÓK IS NOT TO BE AN ICON BUT A LIVING ENTITY FOR US” – THE BARTÓK WORLD COMPETITION AND FESTIVAL TO BE CONTINUED WITH THE COMPOSERS’ COMPETITION.

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CALL FOR COMPETITION 2018 IS ON THE WAY

CALL FOR COMPETITION 2018 IS ON THE WAY

27. April 2018

IN ADDITION TO ONLINE OPPORTUNITIES, THE GOOD OLD POSTAL SERVICE IS ALSO BEING USED BY THE ORGANIZERS OF THE BARTÓK WORLD COMPETITION TO REACH MORE PEOPLE WITH THE NEWS OF THE COMPOSING COMPETITION.

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Salvatore Accardo: Just because every note is at its right place, it can’t yet be called music

16. October 2017

Most recently, this month, the world-renowned violinist Salvatore Accardo came to Hungary as the leader of the Quartetto Accardo, while at the end of summer, he visited Budapest as the head of jury of the Bartók World Competition. He believes that the level-headedness of competitors is not enough in a concert, as during a concert performance, one needs a wide range of emotions.

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