November 19, 2014

A Cultural & Musical Exchange with the Liszt Academy at CIM

A Cultural & Musical Exchange with the Liszt Academy at CIM

The Cleveland Institute of Music is honored to welcome a delegation from the historic and prestigious Franz Liszt Academy of Music (Budapest, Hungary) to Cleveland this week for a special collaborative series focused on a sharing of musical cultural, including master classes and two free concerts.

Born out of a developing relationship between CIM and the Liszt Academy, the collaborative concerts will features works by renowned Hungarian composers as well as new pieces composed by students inspired by these great artists.


November 21, Friday

8pm | Kulas Hall

Musicians performing will be:

  • Ke Ru Zhang, piano
  • János Balázs, piano
  • Do-Hyun Kim, piano

The program will feature:

  • FRANZ LISZT Harmonies poétiques et religieuses III, S. 173
  • LISZT Hungarian Rhapsodies, S. 244
  • LISZT Mephisto Waltz No. 1, S. 514
  • LÁSZLÓ DUBROVAY Faust, the Damned paraphrases (1999)
  • BÉLA BARTÓK Piano Sonata, Sz. 80


November 22, Saturday

8pm | Mixon Hall

Musicians performing will be:

  • Jinjoo Cho, Paul Kim, László Nyári, Géza Szajkó and

    Kevin Tompkins, violin

  • Ignacio Cuello and Jessica Pasternak, viola
  • Kristopher Duke, Brian Klickman and Daniel Lim, cello
  • Bolton Ellenberg, Péter Kiss, Maggie Morrison,

    Daniel Overly and Maria Parrini, piano

  • Shelly Du, harp
  • Tatum Spears, soprano

This program will feature:

  • LISZT Angelus! Prière aux anges gardiens for Solo Piano

    from Années de pélerinage III, S. 163

  • MÁTÉ GERGELY BALOGH Ealg!snu (2011)
  • ANDRÁS EMSZT Late Moments (2011)
  • LISZT Angelus! Prière aux anges gardiens

    for String Quartet, S. 378

  • MÁTÉ BELLA Tanulmány (2011)
  • LISZT La lugubre gondola, S. 200
  • ANDREW STOCK Ruled by Caprice (2014) (World premiere)
  • LISZT Elegie No. 2, S. 197
  • REZSŐ OTT Furioso e lamentoso (2011)
  • LISZT Am Grabe Richard Wagners

    (At the Grave of Richard Wagner), S. 135

  • ALEX COOKE Susurrant (2014) (World premiere)
  • ÁRPÁD SOLTI At Liszt’s Grave (2011)

Both concerts are free; however, due to space limitations, seating passes are needed for the Saturday concert in CIM's intimate and state-of-the-art Mixon Hall. Free seating passes can be reserved online or by calling the CIM Box Office at 216.795.3211, weekdays from 10am-3pm. No passes are needed for the Friday performance in Kulas Hall.

In addition to these two collaborative concerts, visiting faculty members György Nádor (piano) and Vilmos Szabadi (violin) from the Liszt Academy will coach CIM in master classes and the Case Western Reserve University Department of Music will host a free seminar entitled "Franz Liszt and the Virtue of Improvisation" by guest lecturer Dana Gooley at Harkness Chapel (11200 Bellflower Rd., Cleveland). All of these educational events are free and open to the public -- no seating passes required.

UPDATE: Enjoy a review of the event shared by the Liszt Academy here.