Artist database

This is the Artist Database of BMC, which includes information about composers, musicians, orchestras, choirs and groups that are either Hungarian or Hungarian by origin or live in Hungary, as well as information about releases recorded with them.

Dobszay-Meskó Ilona


Place of Birth
Date of Birth


2005 - Ferenc Liszt University of Music - Budapest (Conducting)
2000 - 2005 Ferenc Liszt University of Music - Budapest (Composition)
1996 - 2000 Béla Bartók Conservatory Of Music - Budapest (Piano, Composition)
1994 - 1996 Zoltán Kodály Conservatory Of Music - Debrecen (Piano)
1987 - 1994 Emil Simonffy Music School - Debrecen (Piano)


Tamás Gál, András Ligeti, Youri Simonov
János Vajda, Miklós Kocsár, Gyula Fekete, Emil Petrovics, László Vidovszky, Zsolt Serei, Miklós Csemiczky, Zsófia Tallér,
Ilona Prunyi, Imre Hargitai, Gábor Csalog, Lajos Darányi, Edit Laskay

Awards, scholarships:

2006 Zoltán Kodály Scholarship
2004 István Vántus Composer Contest, Szeged - 2nd prize
2003 Composer Contest of Ferenc Liszt University of Music, Budapest - 1st prize
2002 István Vántus Composer Contest, Szeged - 1st prize
2001 Kincses Composition Contest, Budapest - Performance prize

Master courses:

Yuri Simonov, conductor (Liszt-Wagner Orchestra): Budapest, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Betsy Jolas, composing: Villecroze, Frane, 2003
József Sári, composing, Semmering - Austria, 2001

She was awarded with Liszt Prize in 2022.

Current performances of Ilona Meskó
Koncertkalendárium (
Title Type Year
The Sower Mixed choir 2021
A magyarok Istene Chamber orchestra 2022
Adom burkolt című... Chamber Music 2007
Alleluja Mixed choir 2016
Lullaby Mixed choir 2015
Car Song Mixed choir 2017
Ave Maria Female choir 2015
The Hidden Treasure Mixed choir 2021
Rich Fool Mixed choir 2021
COnceRtino oPpUre fantaSia Chamber Music 2010
COnceRtino oPpUre fantaSia per trombone Concerto 2007
Canti del mulino / Mill Songs Instrumental solo 2008
Choral Chamber Music 2010
Choral Mixed choir 2010
Chorus Angelorum Choir with solo voice(s) 2017
Concerto per Flauto Concerto 2006
Dans le passé Chamber Music 2007
Danse Macabre Symphony orchestra 2010
Danza di Notte Chamber Music 2011
Due Psalmi Choir with accompaniment 2019
Straight Labyrinth Choir and chamber orchestra 2022
Lost sheep Mixed choir 2021
Empty swing Instrumental solo 2014
Consciousness Symphony orchestra 2005
Fantasia concertante Chamber Music 2015
Son of the White Horse Stage work 2017
Fleurs du mal Symphony orchestra 2015
Fo(u)r Corpus Chamber Music 2004
Idyllium Solo voice(s) with ensemble 2004
Immagini Chamber Music 2017
Insieme Chamber Music 2015
Hänsel and Gretel Music for the theater 2015
Jinger Ring Children's choir 2008
Love in Paris Instrumental solo 2014
Machine Instrumental solo 2014
Matutinus Symphony orchestra 2016
Missa “Da Pacem” Solo voice(s), choir & orchestra 2022
Momento musicale per chitarra Instrumental solo 2018
Mono no aware Chamber Music 2015
Motto No. 1 Choir with accompaniment 2018
Songs of Narcissus and Psyche Solo voice(s) with solo instrument(s) 2006
Pater noster Choir a cappella 2015
Paysages Intimes Solo voice(s) with solo instrument(s) 2002
Petite suite Instrumental solo 2015
Pezzi brevi / Short Pieces Chamber Music 1999
Pezzo per Corno e Pianoforte Chamber Music 2001
Pezzo per clarinettista Instrumental solo 2014
Pezzo per ottavino e pianoforte Chamber Music 2019
Piano_for_te Instrumental solo 2020
Piccoli pezzi - Hommage á Miklós Kocsár Instrumental solo 2023
Poesie Chamber Music 2006
Preludio Instrumental solo 2021
Quintet Serenade Solo voice(s) with solo instrument(s) 2011
Rapsodia, canzone e danza Instrumental solo 2015
Rorate caeli Male choir 2021
Sedici corde Chamber Music 2021
Silenzio udibile String orchestra 2019
Summer rain Instrumental solo 2014
Swan Sonata Chamber Music 2011
Charred Lovers Solo voice(s) with solo instrument(s) 2003
T(w)o Corpus Chamber Music 2005
Troncertino Concerto 2019
Tyrolean hat Chamber Music 2014
Una bella storia Instrumental solo 2019
Una cartolina illustrata di Ungheria Chamber Music 2013
Vigil Solo voice(s) with ensemble 2009
Vivat, crescat, floreat! Mixed choir 2011
Ásó, kapa, nagyharang Mixed choir 2016