About Us

Liszt Ferenc was a prolific 19th-century Hungarian composer, virtuoso pianist, conductor, music teacher, arranger, organist, philanthropist and author.

The Budapest Liszt Competition is to encourage artistic development among the young musicians by providing valuable opportunities for all participants to perform and present themselves in an open and fair environment. . All participants will receive a participation certificate. Golden, Silver and bronze trophies will be awarded to the winners of different categories.

Apart from the competition, the participants will also participate in workshops held by Hungarian and international musical experts, and an opportunity to visit the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest, Hungary. These will broaden their horizons and open up many possibilities for the participants to get in touch with Hungarian music and music faculties.

*Budapest Liszt Competition 2019 has added a Strings Summer Week for the first time.