Event DetailsOctober 15, 2021, 4:00PM – October 18, 2021, 10:00PM
University of Michigan School of MusicAnn Arbor, MI, United States
The American Liszt Society was founded in 1964. The purpose of the society is to promote scholarship and a general understanding of the full creative and historical significance of Franz Liszt on the education and development of both the composition and performance of music throughout the world.
The Society hosts annual festival each year in a different university. The theme of the 2021 American Liszt Society festival which will take place between October 15 to 18 at the University of Michigan School of Music, will be “Liszt and Hungary” and will focus on his works influenced by Hungarian music as well as music by other Hungarian composers such as Bartok, Kodaly and Ligeti.
Pianist Gila Goldstein who serves as a board member of ALS for over two decades will perform at the festival 15 Hungarian Peasant Songs by Bela Bartok.