Online Academy

The Franz Liszt Center for special talents offers a high level Online Academy. The Academy is held entirely online and includes 2 lessons/month. For more information please contact us on masterclass@centrofranzliszt.com or call us on +34 622 73 22 77
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István I. Székely is professor at the Katarina Gurska Superior Conservatory in Madrid and Franz Liszt Center for special talents in La Nucia (Spain). István is a concert pianist and internationally recognised teacher: he has been invited in Master Classes in Budapest (Hungary), in the World Teachers Conference in Novi Sad (Serbia), in the Katarina Gurska Conservatory, in Forum Musikae (Madrid), in the International Piano Festival "UIS" in Bucaramanga, in Manizales (Colombia), Special School of Music in Apatin, Sombor, Senta, Backa Topola (Serbia), Conservatory in Alicante and Dénia, in the International Music Festival in Valencia etc. He is frequent jury member in international competitions such as the Franz Liszt International Competition in Rome (Italy), the Takács Competition in Oberschützen (Austria), Bucaramanga (Colombia), the IMFV Valencia competition, the Ibiza International Competition, the "Villa de Xabia" International Contest etc.
Winner of several awards in national and international competitions. Since the age of 15 he has given recitals in Europe, the United States, South America and Asia. To name a few: in Alexandria and New Harmony (Indianapolis, USA), in the International Piano Festival in Bucaramanga, International Piano Festival in Barrancabermeja, cycle "International Season in Manizales" (Colombia), "Kolarac" in Belgrade ( Serbia), in the "Kodály" Institute, "Kodály" School, in the "Béla Bartók" Museum, in one of the most important festivals "Zsidó Kulturális Fesztivál" in Szeged (Hungary), recitals in Sweden, Greece, in the festival "Midis-minimes", in "Muziekacademie de Berchem-Sainte-Agathe in Brussels (Belgium) and in Spain in important auditoriums such as the Palacio de Cibeles in Madrid, Palau de la Música in Valencia, Teatro Principal de Alcoy, congress center" Victor Villegas "in Murcia, in the" Adoc ", in the University of Burgos, in the International Chamber Music Festival in Calpe, in" Dénia Classics ", Aula de la Cam in Alicante, Teulada Auditorium, La Beneficencia in Valencia, in the Auditorio de la Diputación, "ADDA" in Alicante, Auditorium Mediterrania in La Nucia among others. He has performed in private concert for the Princess of Thailand S.A.R. Chulabhorn Mahidol.

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Giuliano Adorno has performed all over Italy and Europe and held concerts in Salle Munch and Salle Cortot in Paris; Concert Noble and Maison du commune de Anderlecht, Bruxelles; Sala de Plenos, Auditorium “Manuel de Falla”, Castle of Alhambra, Granada; Asociaciòn Ars et Musica, Valencia; Parador de Xàbia, Alicante; Volkshochschule Reutlingen, Stuttgart; Sinkt Andraa Kirke, Salzburg; Società Dante Alighieri, Bern; Fundaçao Da Mota Oporto, Portugal; Festival Pianistico di Grosseto, Terme di Saturnia, Teatro di Cesenatico, Teatro di Marina di Pietrasanta, Mendelssohn Festival (LE), Chiesa dei Ss. Apostoli, Sala Baldini, Domus Talenti, Roma, Sala Monteverdi Cremona, Festival Echos Alessandria, Auditorium del conservatorio di Cagliari, European museum of Modern arts Barcelona etc.. His wide repertoire includes solo works, chamber music works and several piano concertos. He cooperated in chambre music projects with artists such as oboist Albrecht Mayer, Soprano Elisabeth Norberg-Schultz, Cellist Hans-Eberhard Dentler . He recently toured Japan (Tokyo\Nagoya\Chiba) with a program about the diplomatic relationship Italy\Japan and most recently made his debut in Warsaw at Park Lazienki Chopin concerts series, organized by the Chopin Society.
He graduated in June 1999 under the guidance of M° Antonio Di Cristofano and attended the advanced courses at the Ecole Normale “A. Cortot” in Paris witjh Nelson Delle Vigne and later in Madrid with Leonel Morales. He joined several National and International piano competitions, having been consistently winner and awarded: "F.I.D.A.P.A” , Pisa; "Città di Albenga"; "Giulio Rospigliosi", Lamporecchio(PT) , “Terme di Saturnia”, Saturnia; “Uliveto Terme”, Pisa; "Franz Schubert" , Tagliolo Monferrato; “Città di Cesenatico”, "Città di S.Giuliano Terme"(PI), Mallorca International Music Competition , Mendelssohn Piano Competition (Le), “Anton Garcia Abril” in Teruel, Spain.
In October 2019 he performed Mozart K246 concerto at Teatro del Casinò in Sanremo, Italy, with Sanremo Symphony Orchestra, in 2016 he performed the renowned Rhapsody in Blue by G. Gershwin with the Italian National Police State Band, conducted by M° Maurizio Billi. He is steadily cooperating with Grosseto Symphony Orchestra, with which he recently performed Rachmaninov Piano concerto op. 18 and Beethoven op. 15 and op. 58 Piano concertos, as well as Liszt 1st piano concerto. He is the artistic director of Orbetello Piano Festival since 2012, and since 2017 he is the founder and artistic director of Orbetello International Piano Competition.