Liszt Academy — Grand Hall
15th April, 2020 7.30 pm
2000 Ft | 3200 Ft | 4500 Ft | 5900 Ft
Schubert: Four Impromptus, D. 935, Op. 142
Schumann: Carnival Scenes from Vienna, Op. 26
Schubert – Liszt: Soirées de Vienne – Valse Caprice, No. 6–7
J. Strauss Jr – Grünfeld: Soirée de Vienne – concert paraphrase
One of the most outstanding pianists of his generation, Gábor Farkas is a widely acknowledged interpreter of the Romantic repertoire, who has won several international competitions, and is regularly invited to prestigious festivals and concert halls the world over. His exceptional talent and work to date have been acknowledged with the Liszt and the Junior Prima Prize. Gábor Farkas and his family currently live in Tokyo, where he teaches at the Tokyo College of Music. He has released numerous solo records, playing the works of the greatest masters of the Romantic piano literature, such as Schumann, Liszt and Chopin. He received the Aoyama Music Award, and has been a Steinway Artist since 2017, when he was unanimously voted to be one by the New York, Hamburg and Budapest offices of Steinway & Sons Records. The title of his programme at the Liszt Academy speaks for itself, as it will bring to life the thousand nuances of Vienna’s milieu.
This concert of the Budapest Spring Festival is presented by Budapest Festival and Tourism Centre.
1061 Budapest, Liszt Ferenc tér 8.