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Artisjus Award to the Director of the Institute

12 December 2020

László Norbert Nemes, Director of the Kodály Institute of the Liszt Academy of Music is one of the recipients of the 2020 Artisjus Award for his outstanding pedagogical achievements in the field of classical music. Artisjus is the Hungarian Bureau for Copyright Protection whose primary objective - beyond acting as a legal body - is to recognize the outstanding performances and achievements of the contemporary musical artists of all genre. Congratulations to László!

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Stolen Times - new CD from Judit Rajk contralto

Stolen Times - new CD from Judit Rajk contralto

11 December 2020

Judit Rajk's Stolen Time album captures a small portion of the artist’s rich repertoire: Hungarian compositions from the 20th–21st century, through Zoltán Kodály's folk song arrangements to the large-scale monody of Barnabás Dukay, the short, resigned lamentation of Zoltán Jeney, and to the sensitive song on the death of children by Máté Balogh.

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Interview with the Director of the Institute

Interview with the Director of the Institute

8 December 2020

2020 was and still is a special year. It challenged us in many ways. We asked László Nobert Nemes, director of the Kodály Institute in Kecskemét, what their year looked like.

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Visit of the Ambassador of South Korea

Visit of the Ambassador of South Korea

9 November 2020

On 5 November, Kyoo-sok Choe, the Ambassador of the Republic of South Korea to Hungary, visited the Institute. During the walk in the monastery, he got acquainted with the history of the building, the antecedents of the establishment of the Institute.

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Our latest publication: Esther Hargittai's Jewish-Israeli Music

Our latest publication: Esther Hargittai's Jewish-Israeli Music

3 November 2020

The newest publication by the Kodály Institute of the Liszt Academy of Music is a unique collection of curated Jewish songs, dances and easy choral pieces. Recommended for classroom music teachers and choral conductors who are constantly looking for new, multicultural repertoire, to get true inspiration from this book. 

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