10. piano course – prof. Lászlo Baranyay

November 19th, 2013 Comments Off on 10. piano course – prof. Lászlo Baranyay

 Professor LÁSZLÓ BARANYAY began his music studies in his native Hungary at the age of nine, and obtained his undergraduate diploma in 1969, having studied piano with Imre Ungár. Upon graduating, he pursued post-graduate work at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory under the great pianist and teacher Stanislav Neuhaus, completing his studies there in 1972. His education was then supplemented through Master Classes in Switzerland with pianist Géza Anda. Since completing his studies, Mr. Baranyay has performed in numerous concert halls, as well as on radio and TV in Hungary, and has frequently given guest performances in most European countries, as well as overseas – in India, Japan, United States and Cuba. He has won numerous international piano competitions, and possesses a broad repertoire – beside solo works, his repertoire also includes fifty concertos by Bach all the way to 20th century pieces. He pays particular attention to contemporary Hungarian music, a number of works have been written for and dedicated to him. Mr. Baranyay currently teaches piano at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Budapest, and frequently gives Master Classes on a regular basis in Hungary and abroad (Italy, Dreece, Poland, Slovenia, France, Japan etc.). Many students of his have achieved remarkable accomplishments at international competitions and in concert halls. In 1992, in recognition of his musical accomplishments, the Hungarian government awarded him the Liszt Prize, the most prestigious appreciation issued by the Hungarian State.

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