Orsolya Korcsolán violinist has recorded recently Sandor's Kuti chamber works, and Miguel Kertsman's violin competition, which was dedicated for her, with the contribution of the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Dennis Russel Davis conductor at Deutsche Grammophon, the best-prestigeous classical music publisher of the world.
According to the Scene Magazine, her violin playing is "heartbreakingly beautiful", Pizzicato says that listening to her is an "incredible experience", the Crescendo Magazine considers her performance "full of emotion". "Amazing technique, wonderfully individual violin sound and adorable performance" (Jeremy Kaplan, TIME magazine), what has been getting a great attention by a wide international audience since her New York debut.
Her chamber music partners include the Grammy Award-nominated clarinet player David Krakauer, the Grammy-nominated and Echo-winning Avi Avital mandolin player as well. He performs as a concertmaster of the Kammersymphonie der Wiener Symphoniker and world-famous conductors such as Zubin Mehta, Michael Tilson Thomas and Christoph Eschenbach.
She is the soloist of the Ferenc Liszt Chamber Orchestra, the Raiding Liszt Festival, the Musikverein of Vienna, the Shir Amy Ensemble in New York several times.
She performed on the Karl Amadeus Hartmann's Concerto Funebre in Hungary.
Her first two recordings, MOSAIC-Classical Jewish themes for violin and piano, and her other album that showed Korn Goldmark -Károly Goldmárk and Eric Korngold's music works, were released at the prestigious Solo Musica München publisher.
Now, the third album, recorded by Deutsche Grammophon, commemorates the work of the Hungarian composer, Sandor Kuti, who was killed in the Holocaust,and presents his never heard chamber music compositions.
She is a dedicated interpreter and researcher for the work of composers who died in the Holocaust. He is one of the founders of the Holocaust Documentation Center and Memorial 'Missing Links' concert series, the Ambassador of the Jewish Cultural and Summer Festival worldwide, the resident musician and art consultant of the Goldmark Festival in Budapest and the Jüdische Kulturwochen Wien.
The young violinist was the student of the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest from the age of 12, where he received her diploma with honors. She continued her studies on the recommendation of Sir György Solti in New York, at The Juilliard School, where she obtained her master's degree with the direction of Dorothy DeLay and Itzhak Perlman. In New York, he won the Dorothy DeLay Award and the Cornelius Vander Starr Prize. These prestigious prizes only exceptionally talented musicians can get.
Besides the concerts and international masterclasses, she is the founder and director of "Musikschule in Wien" and "International Palffy Masterclasses" which is in Pálffy Palace, in the heart of the imperial city, Wienna, where she lives.
Sugár Gergely kürtművész és karmester a Bécsi Szimfonikus Zenekar tagja, a Graz-i Művészeti Egyetem Oberschützen-i Intézetének professzora. A NAXOS USA és a London Philharmonic Orchestra, valamint a Solo Musica München és a Barocksolisten der Wiener Symphoniker szólistája. Karmesterként a Kammersymphonie der Wiener Symphoniker vezetője, az Ambassad Orchester Wien vendégkarmestere. Nemzetközi mesterkurzusait kürtösök, valamint karmesterek részére a Vienna Summer Music Festival és a Palais Palffy Masterclasses Vienna mutatta be.
A budapesti Liszt Ferenc Zeneművészeti, és a Bécsi Zeneművészeti egyetem elvégzése után a Graz-i Müvészeti egyetemen szerezte diplomáit, majd Maestro Jorma Panula és Maestro Kees Bakels mesterkurzusain csiszolta tovább technikáját.
A Budapesti Fesztivál Zenekar, majd a Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra egykori tagja, a Concentus Musicus Wien, valamint a Orchestre Chambre de Lausanne vendégművésze.
MARTONE GIUSEPPE (Pianist) Born in Rome, he graduated in piano with honors from the State Conservatory of music "Licinio Refice" in Frosinone, under the guidance of Prof. Marylene Mouquet. He studied jazz music with Maestro Gerardo Iacoucci, later studied composition and has attended various courses of Advanced Piano in Italy and abroad, including the most significant ones stand out with the Masters Vladimir Krpan in Sorrento, Aquiles Delle Vigne in Flaine (France) and at the Mozarteum in Salzburg, Aldo Ciccolini and Bruno Canino in Rome, Florence, Naples and at the Hochschule "Franz Liszt" in Weimar (Germany). Has always distinguished itself in several national and international piano competitions, since 1991 he performs regularly in concerts, with chamber ensembles (from duo to quintet), as solo several times in recitals and as a soloist with orchestra (Mozart – Concert K466; Beethoven – Concert n. 3; Mendelssohn – Concert in la minor and other) in many italian cities (Roma, Perugia, Napoli, Pizzo, Terni, Taormina, Marsala etc) and abroad; with repertoire ranging from Bach to the authors of the twentieth century. He is the Artistic Director of the Accademia Musicale Romana; of the International Competition "Academy Award" of Rome and of the Accademia Festival and Accademia Festival Jazz in Saracinesco (Rome). He is involved for many years of orchestras and also he is the responsible for the Orchestra of the Accademia Musicale Romana. From 2015 he is Artistic Director and Professor (piano, music theory and solfeggio) in the Courses in Convention with State Conservatory “S. Cecilia” in Rome.
She was born is Miskolc, she started her musician studies at age 5.
- ELTE-PPK Mentor teacher programme
- PTE Musician artist Master piano artist teacher programme
- ELTE-PPK teacher exam – Kovács-method
- Liszt Ferenc Zeneművészeti Főiskola (musician college), Miskolc
- Bartók Béla Zeneművészeti Szakközépiskola (musician high school), Miskolc
- Egressy Béni Zeneiskola (music school), Miskolc
Her piano teachers: Bacsa Tiborné, Csabay Csilla, Balázs Adrienne,
Kincses Margit, Király Csaba.
She has taken part – inter alia – courses of Falvai Sándor, Keveházi Gyöngyi, Némethy Attila, Gyimesi László, Vásáry Tamás, Malcolm Bilson.
Concerts: Austria, Switzerland and Italy
She has given many charity concerts in Hungary and abroad.
She is a constant participant of the Váci Világi Vigalom (Vác secular feasting).
In 2013, EMMI (Ministry of Human Resources, department of Hungarian Goverment) adjudicated her the „Bonis Bona – For the Talents of the Nation” award, because of her prominent work in music teaching and talent management.
From 2014 she is a member of „Nemzeti pedagógus kar” (national teacher faculty).
She has got the Master degree of teachers in 2014.
She became a musician consultant in 2015.
She won the X. International Music Competition „Musica Insieme” III. award, 2015, 15th Concorso Internazionale „Don Vincenzo Vitti” III. award, 2016.
She is a founding member of the Danubia Talents music event, 2016.
She will be a jury member of the 7th International Competition „Youth Academy Award”, Rome, 2017
In the last years, her students have won more than 100 awards, they were winners of national and international competitons.
She is an enthusiastic representative and advertiser of Kovács-method, which takes an important part in her work.
Publications: dr. Kovács Géza Emlék könyv 2016.
The Hungarian soprano and voice instructor, Krisztina Laki, studied with József Réti in Budapest. She made her professional debut in Berne, Switzerland, and was engaged as a leading member of the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf, Germany. Later on she held guest contracts with opera houses of Cologne, Stuttgart, Hamburg, Milan, Paris and Vienna, etc. (More than 40 premiers)
Numerours appearances with her wide variety of concert and lied repertoire have taken her to the worldwide most prestigious concert halls. She was a welcome guest at international festivals, too.
She worked with well known conductors like Roland Bader, Frieder Bernius, Adam Fischer, Lamberto Gardelli, Wolfgang Gönnenwein, Carlo Maria Giulini, Leopold Hager, Bernard Haitink, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Marek Janowski, Sigiswald Kuijken, Raymond Leppard, Francesco Molinari-Pradelli, Georges Prêtre, Sir John Pritchard, Helmuth Rilling, Wolfgang Sawallisch, Horst Stein, Heinz Wallberg, Bruno Weil, Lothar Zagrosek.
And directors such as John Dexter, Michael Hampe, Hans Hartleb, Leopold Lindtberg, Juri Ljubimow, Axel Manthey, Giancarlo del Monaco, Hans Neugebauer, Peter Palitzsch, Jean-Pierre Ponnelle, Otto Schenk.
Her highly praised interpretations of largely unknown composers like Salieri or are evidance of her experienced singing culture.
Her discography comprises more than 50 recordings.
In 2001 Krisztina Laki retired from activity as a singer. Since then she dedicates herself to pass on her extensive experience and know-how in the art of classical singing- worldwide! She gives mastercourses, was member of various juries, is leader of workshops, holds presentations and was lecturer at several universities.
At present she is a professor for singing at the "Hochschule für Künste", Bremen.