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.

Sugár Miklós


Place of Birth
Date of Birth

1952: Born on 2 July, Budapest
1971: Enrolls in the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest.
Studied conducting (1974-78) and composition (1975-80) with András Kórodi and Emil Petrovics
1978-84: Conductor at Honvéd Art Ensemble Symphony Orchestra
1978-91: Assistant lecturer at the Academy of Dramatic and Cinematographic Arts
1979-87: Member of the Young Composers Group of the Association of Hungarian Musicians (General Secretary: 1983-87)
1984-88: Conductor of the Békéscsaba Symphony Orchestra
1988-90: Redacteur at the Music Department of the Hungarian Radio
1991: Manager of the National Philharmonics
1991: Founder of the EAR Ensemble for electro-acoustic research for contemporary music
1991-99: Conductor of the Alba Regia Symphony Orchestra
1981: honoured with the prize of the Szirmai Albert Foundation
1984-85: awarded the Kodály Scholarship
1985: 3rd prize at the International Composers Competition of the Budapest Spring Festival
1989: special prize at the Arezzo Choir Composers Competition
1991: the KÓTA's prize for "Gloria" at the competition of the Hungarian Radio
1991 and 1992: received the Soros Foundation
1991: 3rd prize at the János Neumann Society's Electro-acoustic Composers Competition
1992: honoured with the Erkel Award
1993: honoured with the prize of the Lánczos-Szekfü Foundation
1989, 1990, 1994: scholarship in Paris: Les atelier UPIC
1999: scholarship in Berlin: Akademie der Künste
2002: scholarship in Lyon: GRAME
Since 1992 Miklós Sugár received the Artisjus Prize 14 times (individual and with the EAR Ensemble)
2001: Vox electronica prize (with the EAR Ensemble)
2010 honoured with the Bartók-Pásztory Prize

He performed many times abroad, both as a composer and a conductor in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, USA, Belorussia, Finland, Frane, Croatia, Ireland, Finland, Japan, Canada, Poland, Latvia, Libanon, Mexico, United Kingdom, Germany, Italy, Russia, Armenia, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Switzerland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey

see also: Sugár Miklós - conductor
Year Title Publisher Code Remark
1988 Sugár Miklós: Ballada; Musica agile; Chorea; Áttűnések; Találkozások; Mozaik
(Sugár, Miklós: Ballad; Musica agile; Chorea; Dissolves; Meetings; Mosaic)
Hungaroton SLPX 12970 Own
1993 Szakály Ágnes: Cimbalom Preludio PRECD 9304
1994 300 év cimbalomzenéje
(Music of 300 Years on Cimbalom)
Hungaroton HCD 31571
1995 Aritmia Hungaroton HCD 31624
1997 Kortárs magyar zene trombitára és hárfára
(Contemporary Hungarian Music for Trumpet and Harp)
Hungaroton HCD 31734
1997 ISMEAM - selected passages HEAR Studio-Hung. Rad. HEAR 103
1997 Magyar hangtájak I.
(Hungarian Soundscapes I.)
HEAR Studio-Hung. Rad. HEAR 101
1999 Musica Nostra - Kórusművek
(Choral Works)
Hungaroton HCD 31840
1999 Sugár Miklós: Ear movements; Rövid történet; Fluctus; Modellek; Percupicsy; Írisz
(Sugár, Miklós: Ear movements; Short Story; Fluctus; Models; Percupicsy; Iris)
Hungaroton HCD 31788 Own
2000 Élő elektronikus kompozíciók
(Hungarian Live Electronic Works)
Hungaroton HCD 31868
2001 Párhuzamos monológok - kortárs magyar zene cimbalomra
(Paralel Monologues - Contemporary Hungarian Music for Cimbalom)
Hungaroton HCD 31997
2003 Sugár Miklós: Vihar után; Dalok; Luxatio; Három dal...; NO.2; Francia dalok; Miniatűrök
(Miklós, Sugár: After Storm; Songs...; Luxatio; Three Songs...; NO.2; French Songs; Miniatures)
Hungaroton HCD 32180 Own
2004 Kortárs magyar trombitaversenyek
(Hungarian Contemporary Trumpet Concertos)
Hungaroton HCD 32251
2005 Ear Ensemble: Faragó, Olsvay, Madarász, Sugár M., Decsényi, Szigeti és Csemiczky művei
(Ear Ensemble: Works by Faragó, Olsvay, Madarász, M. Sugár, Decsényi, Szigeti, Csemiczky)
Hungaroton HCD 32347
2005 Sugár Miklós: Mozaik; Musica agile; Áttűnések; Felhő-variációk; Ballada; Chorea; Találkozások
(Miklós Sugár: Mosaic; Musica agile; Dissolves; Cloud Variations; Reminiscences; Ballad; Chorea; Meetings)
Hungaroton HCD 32326 Own
2006 Magyar elektroakusztikus zene
(Hungarian ElectroAcoustic Research)
Hungaroton HCD 32449
2009 Lebegés - Elektroakusztikus Zene
(Floatation - ElectroAcoustic Research)
Hungaroton HCD 32637
2009 Repliche - Kortárs magyar zeneművek kürtre és cimbalomra
(Repliche - Contemporary Hungarian Works for Horn & Cimbalom)
Hungaroton HCD 32601
2009 Harpchipelago - Kortárs magyar kompozíciók hárfára
(Harpchipelago - Contemporary Hungarian Works for Harp)
Hungaroton HCD 32630
2010 Sugár Miklós: Lüktetések
(Sugár, Miklós: Pulsations)
Hungaroton HCD 32656 Own
Title Type Year
3 Female Choirs on Poems of Sándor Weöres Female choir 1991
3´13" Instrumental solo 0
Birds of the Crater Electroacoustic music 2004
Adoramus te Choir a cappella 2001
Shapes - instrumental version Instrumental solo 1986
Shapes - live electronic version Live electronic music 1986
Art Duo Chamber Music 2000
Art Duo, No. 2 Live and tape music 2002
Ave Maria Female choir 1990
Ave maris stella Female choir 2004
Ave verum corpus Female choir 1990
The First Seven Days Solo voice(s) with solo instrument(s) 2000
Ballad Chamber Music 1981
Ballad - Piano piece for children Instrumental solo 2007
Cantate Domino Female choir 1990
Chaconne - Hommage a Bartók Instrumental solo 1986
Chorea Chamber Music 1984
Cimbalom Suite Instrumental solo 2004
Concerto for Cimbalom Concerto 1993
Cimcor Chamber Music 2005
Concede Female choir 2005
Corrélations Chamber Music 1987
Silence and Sound Mixed choir 1986
Songs on Verses by Béla Kondor Electroacoustic music 2000
Pieces for ocarina Instrumental solo 2007
Dextera Domini Female choir 2005
Dimensions Electroacoustic music 2005
Disclaryon Live electronic music 2003
Double No. 1 Chamber Music 1992
Midday lights Electroacoustic music 2010
E-GAL Live electronic music 2009
EAR Movements Ensemble 1992
Le moment d’un adieu Live electronic music 2008
A Winter Afternoon Electroacoustic music 0
One-minute mouvements Chamber Music 2010
Electrocarina Live electronic music 2009
In Pensive Mood Mixed choir 1977
Emlékképek Live electronic music 2004
Extraction Instrumental solo 0
Exultate Deo Choir a cappella 2001
Fanfare Live electronic music 1994
Cloud-Variations Instrumental solo 1985
Flautocento Other 1996
Flautomax Live and tape music 2012
Fluctus Live electronic music 1993
French Songs Solo voice(s) with ensemble 1996
French Songs No. 2 Solo voice(s) with solo instrument(s) 2001
Flute Duos "Dedicated to the Matuz´s" Chamber Music 2007
Suite for Guitar Instrumental solo 2012
Gloria Mixed choir 1988
Greg Instrumental solo 2014
Aurore Electroacoustic music 2007
Hommage a 60 Chamber Music 2007
Hommage a Baja Ensemble 2003
Three Songs on Poems by Morgenstern Solo voice(s) with chamber orchestra 1990
Three Movements for Chamber Ensemble Ensemble 1982
Hommage... Ensemble 1996
Iris Live electronic music 1998
Jubilee Thoughts Symphony orchestra 2012
Kaleidoscope Chamber Music 2007
Connections Live electronic music 2006
Double Play Chamber Music 2017
Duality Instrumental solo 2007
Supplements - For Four Bassoons Chamber Music 2015
Dazzling Stone Chamber orchestra 1983
Két kápolnavirág Chamber Music 2006
Two Latin Hymn-Fragments Solo voice(s) with solo instrument(s) 2007
L. v. B. alio modo Instrumental solo 2019
Song Female choir 1990
Luxatio Instrumental solo 1989
Pulsations Chamber Music 2001
Marionette Game Live electronic music 2008
Melodia e passacaglia Chamber Music 1992
Messa Semplice Mixed choir 2001
Miniatures Ensemble 1996
Mini Concert Ensemble 2008
Models Live electronic music 1993
Mosaic Chamber Music 1986
Musica agile Chamber Music 1982
Musica á Quattro Chamber Music 2009
Rejuvenescence Instrumental solo 2015
He Could Not Even Give a Title Instrumental solo 1977
No.2 Electroacoustic music 1999
Nocturne Electroacoustic music 2006
Pages dessinées Live electronic music 1991
Triple Concerto Concerto 2000
Pater noster Live electronic music 1995
Percornussion Chamber Music 1980
Percupicsy Live electronic music 1995
Puer natus Choir a cappella 2001
Dialogue - Fantasy Chamber Music 2012
Qudriga Chamber Music 2012
Morning Study Electroacoustic music 2008
Rondeau sur une impression éstompée Instrumental solo 1977
Rondo festivo Instrumental solo 2005
Persuasion Chamber Music 2013
Réminiscences Chamber Music 1984
Brass-characters Chamber Music 2009
Short Story Live electronic music 1998
Salve Regina Choir a cappella 2001
Sinfonia Symphony orchestra 1984
Lament Chamber Music 1980
Solo per trombone basso Instrumental solo 1999
Love, Love Chamber Music 1984
A Flash of Love Female choir 1983
On the Snowy Hill of the Rainbow Symphony orchestra 1986
Rencontres / Encounters Chamber Music 1985
Spring Letter Chamber Music 2015
The Tyger Electroacoustic music 2005
Tilinkó Song Live electronic music 2009
Trio Chamber Music 1976
Trio Miniatures Chamber Music 1996
Movement Instrumental solo 1987
Thorn Instrumental solo 0
Magic Song Choir and solo instrument(s) 0
After Storm Electroacoustic music 2001
Violamax Live electronic music 2009
Viri Galilaei Choir a cappella 2005
Reminiscences Electroacoustic music 2014
Rejoinder Chamber Music 2020
Waters, Valley, Bells Live electronic music 1996
Suite for Strings String orchestra 2006
Music with Strings Chamber orchestra 1998
Venus Symphony orchestra 1979
Studies for Piano Instrumental solo 2006
Dreams Live electronic music 1998
April Male choir 1984
Interconnections Chamber Music 2018
Diagonals Instrumental solo 2007
Dissolves Chamber Music 1985
Night Mixed choir 1979
Ligature Live and tape music 1999
Summary Instrumental solo 0
Five Rondos Instrumental solo 2014
Message Live electronic music 1991
Autumn Songs Solo voice(s) with chamber orchestra 1982