CONCERTS

Date & Place

Repertoire

Venue

 31 May, Weimar

Students of B. Szokolay

Forum Seebach

2 June, Weimar

István Lajkó (student of  prof. Szokolay) diplom concert with Orchester

Weimarhalle

 3 June, Weimar

Students of B. Szokolay

Am Palais

 7 June, Weimar

Students of B. Szokolay

Forum Seebach

13 June, Weimar

Students of B. Szokolay

Liszt Haus

16 June, Weimar

Piano recital

Forum Seebach

PAST EVENTS

January
14. Weimar, Am Palais
B.Szokolay with his students

24. Budakeszi, Erna Czövek Music School
B.Szokolay with his Hungarian students

26. Abony, Hungary, Cultural Center
Concert with Dongó Szokolay (Bartók, Kodály and Folk music)

February
2. Forum Seebach, Weimar
Students of B.Szokolay

5. Altenburg, Liszt Salon, Weimar
Students of B.Szokolay

7-12. Valletta International Piano Competition, Malta
Jury, masterclass and concert. (His prize winner’s students: Kevin Fan Yu, Marcell Molnár, Máté Szirtes)

15. Forum Seebach
Students of B.Szokolay

17. Festsaal Fürstenhaus, Weimar
B.Szokolay and his students

28. Hungarian Radio, Budapest
CD recording of F.Farkas Chamber works for oboe and piano with Lajos Lencsés

March
3. Hungarian Radio, Budapest
60 minutes interwiew in the Hungarian Radio

9. Tirgu Mures (Marosvásárhely), Romania
Liszt piano concertos with Orchester. conducted by Kaspar Zehnder

18. Festival ClaviCologne, Mühlheim
Piano recital (Schubert, Liszt, A.Shor)

23-26. Unzgorod (Ungvár), Ukraine
International Piano Competition – Jury. (1.prize winner his student – Máté Szirtes).
Piano recital at the Philharmony, Great Hall

April
18. Pécs, Hungary
Conference (jury member)

19. Uránia Theatre, Budapest
Kodály and Folk music with Dongó Szokolay and the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra

21. Budaörs, L.Mozart Music School
Family concert

22. Old Academy of Music, Budapest
Piano recital with his son, Dominic Szokolay

26. Forum Seebach, Weimar
Students of B.Szokolay

May
5. Forum Seebach, Weimar
Family concert

6. New Apostolic Church, Weimar
Family concert

12. Forum Seebach, Weimar
Students of B.Szokolay

January

5. Sopron, Liszt Hall

Chamber concert with Wespa quartett

 

18. Weimar, Forum Seebach

B. Szokolay and his students

 

24. Weimar, Am Palais

B. Szokolay plays with his students (Piano concertos of Mozart, Beethoven, Rachmaninov)

 

March

16. Budapest, F.Liszt Academy of Music, Great Hall

Piano recital

 

24. Budapest, MOM Cultural Center

B.Szokolay with Anima Musicae Orchestra, conducted by Kristóf Baráti

 

29. Budaörs, Leopold Mozart Music School

Family concert

 

April

5. Forum Seebach, Weimar

Family concert

 

12. Budapest, F.Liszt Academy of Music, Great Hall

Contemporary Folk music “In the footsteps of Kodály and Bartók” with Dongó Szokolay, Andrea Rost

 

24-25-26. Budapest, Hungarian Radio

CD recording with András Adorján from Ferenc Farkas’s works for flute and piano

 

May

20. Budakeszi, Erna Czövek Music School

B. Szokolay and his students

 

July

27-30. Balassagyarmat, Hungary

Mastercourse and gala concert

 

August

2-8. Kesztely, Festetics Castle

Mastercourse and gala concert

 

6-12. Bydgoszcz, Poland

Paderewski Festival (Piano concertos – masterclass)

 

17-19. Budapest, Bartók Conservatory

International Masterclass

 

22. Esztergom, Liszt Festival

Piano recital

 

September

8-19. Jury member of International Chopin Piano Competition in Moscow

(Opening concert – Liszt, Chopin, Scriabin)

 

29. Budakeszi, Erna Czövek Music School

Liszt recital

 

October

1. Budapest, Old Academy of Music

Liszt Festival – recital

 

2. Budapest, F.Liszt Academy of Music, Great Hall

“All concertos of Bach for 2, 3 and 4 pianos” with his students and the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra

 

12. Forum Seebach, Weimar

Piano recital

 

19 Győr, Richter Hall

Piano recital (Liszt, Chopin, Scriabin)

 

20. Budapest, Old Academy of Music

Grand Prix award ceremony and Gala Concert of the Franz Liszt Society. Grand Prix for the CD “Widmung” with live recordings of Schumann and Liszt piano works

 

29. J.Nepomuk Hummel Music School, Weimar

Benefit-concert, B.Szokolay plays and conducts Mozart

 

November

3-4. Hungarian Radio

CD recording of Ferenc Farkas’s piano trio with Miklós Perényi and Kristóf Baráti

 

20. Budapest, Pesti Vigadó, Music Festival

Gala concert (Bartók, Kodály -Folk music with Dongó Szokolay)

 

December

4. Kulturgut, Germany

Concert with Orchestra in Ulrichshalben

 

5-9. Weimar, Festival “Wege zu Liszt” (organized by B.Szokolay)

Invited artists: Michail Voskresenski (piano), Balázs Szokolay (piano), Piotr Anderszewski (piano), Dorota Anderszewska (violine), Kerstin Schönherr (viola), Diemut Poppen (viola), ), Kirill Troussov (violine), István Várdai (violoncello), Maria-Luise Leihender-Ewald (violoncello), Katalin Halmai (sopran), Judit Varga (composer and pianist), Wally Hase (flute), Thomas Steinhöfel (piano), Gábor Csalog (piano-concert, masterclass), Bruno Monsaingeon (film regiseur), Stephan Mai with Chamber Orchestra of Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar.

Invited students from the Liszt Academy of Budapest: Anna Kissjudit (mezzosopran), Eszter Karasszon (violoncello), János Mátyás Stark (violine), Fülöp Ránki, Róza Radnóti, Jan Vojtek, Apor Szüts (piano).

From Weimar: Evgeniya Kleyn (piano), Elena Graf (violine), Charlotte Kirst, Anna-Lena Zenner (viola), Marina Sturm (sopran), Maria Grazia Insam (mezzosopran), Gabriel Sin (tenor), Jaejun Kim (bass), Eric Domenech (composer and pianist).

B.Szokolay played Chamber music and solo at:

5. Festsaal Fürstenhaus, Weimar, Opening Concert (with all Mozart program)

6. Festsaal Fürstenhaus, Weimar (Chamber music program)

9. Gala Concert, Festsaal Fürstenhaus, Weimar (Chamber music program)

January
2. Budapest – Old Music Academy
Class concert of Balazs Szokolay

22. Weimar – Seebach Stiftung
Szokolay class concert

23. Weimar – The Liszt School of Music
Student’s concert of Prof. Szokolay

April
28. Budaors – Leopold Mozart Music School
Family concert

January
3. Budapest – Old Music Academy
Szokolay class concert

9. Weimar – Altenburg

12. Weimar – Liszt Academy

17. Weimar – Seebach Stiftung
Szokolay class concerts

24. Budapest – Bartok Emlekhaz
Concert with Csaba Erdelyi – viola

February
5. Budapest – Liszt Academy
Trio-concert with Miklos Perenyi & Adam Banda

7. Weimar – Seebach Stiftung
Szokolay class concert

16. Weimar – Altenburg
Szokolay student’s recital

March
25. USA – Miami Piano Festival
Liszt recital / with the lecture of Alan Walker

April
26. Budapest – Szokolay family concert

29. Budaors – Leopold Mozart Music School
Family concert with chamber music

May
9. Weimar – Seebach Stiftung
Szokolay class concert

10 – 11. Weimar – Liszt Academy
Szokolay student’s concerts

18. Budapest, Liszt Music Academy small hall
Student’s concert

22. Budapest, Szokolay house concert with
contemporary music

June
2. Weimar – Liszt house
Szokolay student’s concert

6. Weimar – Seebach Stiftung
Szokolay class concert

10. Weimar – Liszt Academy
Szokolay class concert

16. Weimar – Liszt house
Szokolay recital

July
3. Weimar – Seebach Stiftung
Szokolay student’s concert

6. Weimar – Liszt Academy
Szokolay class concert

9 – 15. Hungary – Bartok Festival
Masterclass and recital

18. Weimar – Summer Festival
Duo concert with Miklos Perenyi

20 – 25. Belgium – Antwerpen
Szokolay recital(s)

August
10-16. Keszthely – Festetics Palace
Szokolay masterclass and concert

17-19. Budapest – Bartok Konzervatorium
masterclass

September
8 – 15. Spain – Vila Seca
Paul B.Skoda Festival

27. Seoul – Art Center
Chamber concert

30. Budapest – Concerto Budapest Zenehaz
Recital of Balazs Szokolay
(Works by Kurtag, Szokolay, Bartok, Debussy)

October
1. Keszthely – City Hall
Bach Concerto

22 – 25. Weimar – Hungarian Liszt Festival
Masterclasses of Katalin Halmai, Andras Kemenes, Kristof Barati, Laszlo Fenyo

22. “Liszt meets Liszt”
Opening concert on the birthday of Ferenc Liszt

23. Old Hungarian Music / Excanto Ensemble
Gabor Kallay, Katalin & Agnes Kallay, Istvan Gyori, (Balazs Szokolay)
Recital of Andras Kemenes (C.Ph.E.Bach, F.Schubert)

24. Bartok, Kodaly and the Hungarian Folk musicDongo Szokolay, Aliz Agod, Katalin Halmai, Balazs Szokolay

25. Concert of the participants of masterclasses
Gala concert of the Liszt Festival
Kristof Barati, Laszlo Fenyo, Balazs Szokolay

November
5. Budapest – Liszt Academy

2 Piano recital with Jean Efflam Bavouzet (and Amadinda)
(Debussy: 3 Nocturnes, Jeux, Bartok: 2 Pictures, Sonata for 2 pianos & percussions)

December
12. Weimar – Seebach Stiftung
Concert of the students of Prof. Szokolay

16. Weimar – Liszt School
Class-concert of Prof. Szokolay

January
8. and 12. Class concert of Prof. Szokolay
in Weimar Liszt Academy
(with orch.accompaniments)

31. Chamber concert in Budaors
L.Mozart Music School

February
2. 4 hands recital with his wife
Diana Szőke / in Budapest,
old Liszt Academy

14-16. Zagreb / concert, and masterclass + competition jury

27.Budapest, Music School
Student’s concert

7.Transylvania, with the Orchester of Sibiu
cond.by Gábor Horváth
Brahms: 2. Concerto “debut”

March
12. Graz, his ex student’s diplom concert
(orch.accompaniment of Prokofjev III. Conc.)

April
18. Budakeszi, Music School
piano recital

20. Budapest, old Liszt Academy
solo concert

22. Budapest, Music School
“in memoriam Erna Czövek”
(Schumann)

May
7. Biatorbágy, Hungary
piano recital

9. Zalaegerszeg, Hungary
piano recital

17. San Francisco
piano recital

25. Castle of Kochberg, Germany
duo-concert with Birgit Erichson – cello

27. Weimar – Liszt House
Students matinee Konzert

June
5. Weimar F.Liszt Hochschule
Class concert

24. Weimar Liszt House
Student’s matinee concert

27. Weimar Förstensaal
4hands concert with his collegue Prof. Grigory Gruzman

30. Weimar Liszt Hochschule
Student’s concert

July
1. Weimar Förstenhaus
Class concert of Prof. Szokolay

5. Frankfurt
with Birgit Erichson cello-piano duo concert
(Rachmaninov, Franck…)

7. At the Castle of Weimar
cello-piano matinee concert with Birgit Erichson

17-26. Masterclass
piano recital in Sebők Festival / France

August
7-12. Masterclass and concert, Keszthely

15-17. Masterclass and Recital
at the Bartók Conservatorium Budapest

October
24. 4 hands recital in Budapest
with Diana Szőke

November 28. – December 3.
Competition jury in Sofia

November
29. Concert in Sofia
(Liszt)

December
7. Recital in Weimar Liszt Academy

19. Budapest, Great Hall of the
F.Liszt Academy / recital