Every year on the birth anniversary of Béla Bartók, members of the Liszt Academy lay flowers of remembrance on the tomb of the composer-pianist in the Farkasréti cemetery. On the same day, the institution unveils the names of the two artists awarded with the Bartók-Pásztory Prize – traditionally an instrumental musician and a composer.
The Eucharistic Hymn was composed in 2021 and dedicated to Zsolt Máté Mészáros. The composition is based on the melody of the hymn of the Eucharistic Congress organized in Budapest in 2021. Behind the thought-through form and the different musical characters of the piece one can discover the organist tradition, which currently thrives its renaissance, the art of improvisation. The composition can be listened to on YouTube and can be ordered by clicking the link below: https://bit.ly/3z3edkZ
A long interview aired by Radio Bartok (in hungarian) in its program called “Portrait” with a lot of music ranging from J. S. Bach to the opera Femme Fatale of Mr. Virágh. The reporter was Lénárd Fellegi. The broadcast (in hungarian) is available clicking on the link below: https://bit.ly/2OiTurt