The competition will be held at:
AZUSA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY
901 East Alosta Ave.
Azusa, California 91722
(1990 to 2018)
Geraldine Keeling and Judith Neslény
(2018 to present)
Éva Polgár: repertoire and scheduling
Katherine Hickey: registration and other business
Awards will be presented at the Evening Concert, Sunday, March 14, 2021.
Voice Division IX — New York Concert — offers the winner a solo recital of the music of Liszt in New York City. Although the recital will require 50 minutes of music, only 20 minutes is required for the November competition. The judges will take into consideration not only the November performance but also the coherence of the complete proposed concert.
Piano Division X — Budapest Concert — offers the winner a solo recital of the music of Liszt at the prestigious Liszt Ferenc Museum and Research Center in Budapest, Hungary. The recital will take place in the same hall where Liszt taught his students. Although the recital will require 50 minutes of music, only 30 minutes will be required for the November competition. The judges will take into consideration not only the November performance but also the coherence of the complete proposed program. The November performance should demonstrate that the contestant will have complete technical and musical mastery of the proposed program.
All participants receive a certificate of performance. Other awards include books, CDs, cash awards, and concert opportunities. All awards are subject to change.
Paul Barnes, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Peter Dabrowski, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Kálmán Dráfi, Franz Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest
Jay Hershberger, Concordia College
Jooyoung Kim, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
José Raúl López, Florida International University
Derek Parsons, Furman University
Edward Rath, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Orsolya Szabó, Franz Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest
Tamás Ungár, Texas Christian University
Heidi Louise Williams, Florida State University
Adam Wodnicki, University of North Texas
Lizhen Wu, University of North Texas
Angela Blasi, Azusa Pacific University
Marco Schindelmann, University of Redlands
$1000.00 and above Commander Liszt
$500.00 – $999.00 Abbé Liszt
$100.00 – $499.00 Franzi
$25.00 – $99.00 Le petit Litz
Past Sponsors have included:
The American Liszt Society
The Hungary Initiatives Foundation
Liszt Ferenc Memorial Museum, Budapest
Mária Eckhardt, Budapest
Dr. Ernő Dániel, California
Zoltán Rozsnyai, California
Pál Paulovits, Hungary
Leslie Eloed, California