Boaz Sharon piano master class at the Liszt Academy

28 February 2023


Wednesday 1 March 2023, 10:00–18:00

Thursday 2 March 2023, 10:00–18:00

Friday 3 March 2023, 10:00–18:00



Liszt Academy, Main Building, Room X
(H-1061 Budapest, Liszt Ferenc tér 8.)



Boaz Sharon is an internationally-known pianist, teacher and member of international piano juries. In 2021-22 he was judge at the Budapest Liszt International Piano Competition and performed and gave masterclasses and lectures at the Royal Academy of Music, London, Rice University, Northwestern University, Cambridge University, New York City Harvard Club. In the coming year Sharon will perform and teach in Brazil, South Korea and Israel. For several years he was the Director of the Young Pianists Artist Program at Boston University Tanglewood Institute.

Over the years he has given hundreds of piano recitals, including at the Shanghai Concert Hall, Beijing Concert Hall, Xinghai Concert Hall, Guangzhou; Sao Paulo Museum of Modern Art, Gasteig, Munich,  Rudolfinum, Prague, Tchaikovsky Conservatory-Moscow, Gnessin Institute-Moscow, Mozart Hall, Seoul, Erasmus House, Jakarta, Juilliard School of Music, Phillips Collection and the National Gallery in Washington, D.C. . He toured Russia from the Far East to Moscow and performed with the Irkutsk Philharmonic and with the Ural State Orchestra in Yakaterinburg, Russia.


Participation options and applicaton:

Active participants:

Only Liszt Academy students (BA, MA, non-degree, erasmus, guest students, exceptional young talents, Doctoral School) may apply. You can apply by filling out the online form below (erasmus and guest students students! please write the name of your training after your name and select your training level).

Application deadline: Monday 20 February 2023, Midnight

The list of active participants will be posted on the website of the Liszt Academy a few days before the master class.

The application has closed. The schedule can be read below.


Passive participants:

Only Liszt Academy and Bartók Conservatoire teachers and students may attend the master class as passive participants.

Pre-registration is required fot Bartók Conservatoire teachers and students on the application form below. Upon request, we can issue a certificate of participation.

Application deadline: Monday 20 February 2023, Midnight

The application has closed.



Wednesday 1 March 2023

10.00–11.00: Mana Amakawa   

11.00–12.00: Magyar Valentin
Shumann: Fantasie in C major, Op. 17 – 1st movement

12.00–13.00: Özkan Berkay
Rachmaninov: Études-tableaux, Op. 33

13.00–15.00: BREAK

15.00–16.00: Rozsonits Ildikó
Liszt: Après une lecture du Dante: Fantasia quasi sonata
Debussy: Cloches à travers les feuilles (Images II)

16.00–17.00: Zhang Jinshuo
Schumann: Piano Sonata No. 2 in G minor, Op. 22

17.00–18.00: Király Ádám
Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra, Sz116 (piano arrangement)
Schumann: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 54


Thursday 2 March 2023

10.00–11.00: Ana Šostar
Rachmaninov: Six moments musicaux, Op. 16 – No. 1, 3, 4

11.00–12.00: Orsovai Endre
Chopin: Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52

12.00–13.00: Dahee Choi
Muszorgszkij: Pictures at an Exhibition – 1–5

13.00–15.00: BREAK

15.00–16.00: Orsovai Hedvig
Rachmaninov: Polichinelle
Rachmaninov: Prelude in G-sharp minor, Op. 32/12

16.00–17.00: Szokolay Ádám
Schubert: Three Piano Pieces, D. 946

17.00–18.00: Ráfi Balázs
Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales


2023. március 3. (péntek)

10.00–11.00: Farkas Botond
Brahms: Six Piano Pieces, Op. 118

11.00–12.00: Szalovszky Viktoria
Chopin: Ballade No. 3 in A-flat major, Op. 47

12.00–13.00: Hargitai Leila
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No. 28 in A major, Op. 101 – 1-2. movements
J. S. Bach: Fantasia and Fugue in A minor, BWV 904

13.00–15.00: BREAK

15.00–16.00: Robotka Bertalan
Schubert: Piano Sonata in C major, D. 840

16.00–17.00: Benyovszky Beatrix
Ravel: Miroirs – Une barque sur l'océan

17.00–18.00: Balogh Ádám
Rachmaninov: Études-tableaux, Op. 39 – No. 1-5