10-10-11: Happy Birthday, Franz Liszt!

October 10, 2011 at 7:40 am Leave a comment

One of Franz Liszt's pianos from his apartment in Budapest. Photo by tamcgath, licensed under terms of Creative Commons.


October 22 is the 200th birthday of composer and pianist Franz Liszt.

The Liszt-Garrison Festival and International Piano Competition will celebrate at College of Notre Dame of Maryland from Wednesday to Sunday.

Today, Tom Hall talks to festival directors Nancy Roldán and Ernest Ragogini about the competition and the legendary pianist/composer who inspired it.

The Liszt-Garrison Festival and International Piano Competition runs Wednesday through Sunday at College of Notre Dame of Maryland. If you’d like to attend, visit the festival’s website.

Learn more about Listz at the American Liszt Society Baltimore Washington Chapter, where Nancy Roldán serves as president and Ernest Ragogini serves as vice president.

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