For his birthday


22 October 1811: Ferenc Liszt was born. Accross the world people are gathering to celebrate the 200th birthday of one of the most emblematic figures of the Romantic era. On, we are also celebrating the birth of the Paganini of the piano an extraordinary performer and a gifted composer whose genius has crossed the boundaries of the many genres.

As a part of the Liszt Year, we take you around the globe with our live concerts to help you witness some of the most significant events of this celebration. From Paris to Beijing, watch Jean-Philippe Collard in the Salle Colonne in Paris before following Yundi at the NCPA Beijing.

For this occasion, we are also bringing to you the concerts of our catalog where brillant artists perpetuate the works of the Hungarian composer. Be sure to watch the already legendary recital by Daniel Barenboim at La Scala and Boris Berezovsky's performance in La Roque d'Anthéron. And if this isn't enough discover a fascinating documentary about the Hungarian school, a tradition directly inherited from our twice centenary musician.

Happy New Liszt Year on!

Central picture : Portrait de Franz Liszt, Henri Lehmann, 1840, © musée Carnavalet, Paris