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Péter Bársony

Péter Bársony viola masterclass, ikmT

Viola masterclass

Péter Bársony violist, professor at Kunstuniversität Graz and Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Budapest, is soloist and chamber musician. His chamber partners include Márta Gulyás, Péter Frankl, Zoltán Kocsis, Joshua Bell, Kristóf Baráti, Barnabás Kelemen, Miklós Perényi, Hagai Shaham. Mr. Bársony performed with ensembles like Brentano, Ying, Miró, Kodály and Keller String Quartets.

He participates in prestigious international festivals such as Ravinia Festival, Mostly Mozart, Schubertiada,, Kaposfest, Festival Academy Budapest. As a passionate contemporary music player he worked with György Kurtág, Péter Eötvös, Krysztof Penderecki, Sofia Gubaidulina and Steve Reich. Several composers dedicated viola works to him.

Péter Bársony was guest principal violist to several orchestras like Budapest Festival Orchestra, Camerata Salzburg, Haydn Philharmonie, among others. He is giving regular masterclasses in all over Europe, China, UK, Hong Kong and the USA. In 2012 Péter Bársony was awarded the prestigious Liszt Ferenc Prize, the highest Hungarian Govermental musical award.

Solo appearances include concerts with Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, Hungarian Radio Orchestra or Hungarian Symphony Orchestra, among others. Most of his CD’s contain world premier recordings published at Hungaroton. Mr. Bársony recorded the Viola Concerto and Fusions of Ödön Pártos in 2010. Péter Frankl and Ildikó Komlósi collaborated with him on the Brahms sonata and viola song album, released in 2010. In 2004 and 2005 he recorded the complete duos for violin and viola of Joseph Haydn and Carl Stamitz with Vilmos Szabadi. Gergely Vajda conducted and the Erkel Chamber Orchestra played on his and Márta Gulyás’ Hubay album in 2010. Album with works by Ferenc Farkas released in 2020, he played with Kristóf Baráti, Eszter Lesták Bedő and Miklós Perényi. He made his Carnegie Hall debut as a soloist with the American Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Leon Botstein in 2013.

Péter Bársony viola masterclass, ikmT

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