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.

Solti Árpád


Place of Birth
Date of Birth

29 May 1986 Kiskunhalas

At the age of fourteen he was accepted to the solfeggio department of the Zoltán Kodály Secondary School for Music (Kecskemét), where he additionally learned piano from László Gerhát and percussion from János Falusi. Meanwhile he also learned composing privately from Lajos Huszár. After successful admission to the composing department of the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music Budapest he studied in the class of Zoltán Jeney. He is going to graduate in 2011. At the moment his master is Gyula Fekete.

In September 2010 the Géza Gárdonyi Theatre of Eger presented a story based upon La Fontaine’s animal fables. He composed incidental music to this theatre piece that was written by Dóra Barta, András Almási-Tóth and Orsolya Karafiáth.

Such ensembles and performers played his compositions so far as László Tömösközi, Ditta Rohmann, Mátyás Antal, Gergely Madaras, Péter Oberfrank, the Óbuda Danubia Orchestra, the MÁV Symphony, the National Choir and the Stadler Quartet.

As percussionist he worked under the guidance of Tamás Vásáry, János Rolla, András Ligeti and Gergely Madaras. He regularly attended the piano master courses of László Baranyay and Lívia Rév.

2004 Regional Percussion Competition of South-Alföld – 1st Prize (Szeged)
2009 Youth Contemporary Music Evening – Audience Prize (Budapest)
2009 Chanson Competition of the University of Theatre and Film – Best Composer (Budapest)
2009 Composer Contest of the Ferenc Liszt Music Academy – Special Prize of the Bozay Society, Pianist Special Prize (Budapest)
2009 Ceremonial Composition Contest on the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the Birth of the Hungarian Republic – Honorable Mention, recording of the Hungarian Television
2010 Composer Contest of the Ferenc Liszt Music Academy, Pianist Special Prize
2011 New Hungarian Music Forum Composition Competition (UMZF 2011), Large orchestra category, 3rd Prize (Nudes)
2011 Composer Contest of the Ferenc Liszt Music Academy, 3rd Prize
He won the Zoltán Kodály Scholarship (divided) in 2020.
Title Type Year
At the Danube Choir and orchestra 2009
AI3I3A Chamber Music 2019
Nudes - Symphonic Poem in Three Pictures Symphony orchestra 2011
Am Grabe Franz Liszt / At Franz Liszt’s Grave Chamber Music 2011
What You Hide in Your Heart Solo voice(s) with solo instrument(s) 2019
An garde! - For Snare Drum with 2 Players Chamber Music 2011
English Nursery Rhymes Solo voice(s) with solo instrument(s) 2011
Ave Maria - For Male Choir Male choir 2007
My Angry Cats - For Two Violins Chamber Music 2012
Bagitell Instrumental solo 2009
Witches´ Sabbath Orchestral work 2018
Concertino Concerto 0
Concerto - Hommage à MATHIAS REX Concerto 0
Cooltrain Electroacoustic music 2013
Cooltrain Electroacoustic music 2013
Harpsichord Concerto - Theme with Varelations Concerto 2018
Decaf coffee Instrumental solo 2019
Delirium tremens Chamber Music 0
E-Flat Earth Chamber Music 2019
Elegie - For Violin, Cello and Piano Chamber Music 2006
En Garde! Chamber Music 2011
Femme et Chatte / The Woman & The Cat Solo voice(s) with solo instrument(s) 2017
Death Dance-variations - Ballet Computer music 2011
Hyperion Instrumental solo 2012
Concerto for Harp and Strings Concerto 2013
I Will Always Be By Your Side Instrumental solo 2022
Jesus geht auf dem See Live and tape music 2019
Kindergartenliedchen Chamber Music 0
Two Kirgiz Folk Melodies - For Flute and Timpani Chamber Music 2007
La Violetta Opera 2013
Last Statements Mixed choir 2016
Nightmare Choral music 2020
What was it like...? Instrumental solo 2010
Nakonxipán Concerto 2009
Noktaberrationes I–IV Solo voice(s) with ensemble 2020
Nocturne - For 4 Bass Drums Chamber Music 2006
Oh, wer ist die Tür? Symphony orchestra 0
P-cock fun tas(t)y! - frOmmage á Co-die Instrumental solo 2015
Pietra - For Tenor Voice and Piano Solo voice(s) with solo instrument(s) 2006
Pulsations No. 1 - For 2 Violins, Viola, Cello and Piano Chamber Music 2007
Pulsations No. 2 - For Violin, Cello and Piano Chamber orchestra 2008
Quasi Cadenza Instrumental solo 2009
Quasi Cadenza Instrumental solo 2009
A Prayer Against Curse Chamber Music 2019
Seven SitCom Episodes Instrumental solo 2016
Shut It Down! Electroacoustic music 2018
Singer-Sewing Machine Solo voice(s) with ensemble 2018
Sonatina Instrumental solo 2008
Sonata Instrumental solo 2011
Suite - For Two Clarinets Chamber Music 2006
Maize-Husking Solo voice(s) with solo instrument(s) 0
Trois chansons - For Soprano and Piano Solo voice(s) with solo instrument(s) 2011
Trois chansons pour le piano Instrumental solo 2009
Trois valses - For Piano Instrumental solo 2010
Vater, vergib ihnen’ - Passacaglia for 2 Violins, Viola and Cello Chamber Music 2010
What The Hell?! Live and prerecorded music 2022
Why Are You so La Violetta? Chamber Music 2014
Wien - For Orchestra Symphony orchestra 2012
Zed - For Grand Piano, 2 Toy Pianos and 2 Players Chamber Music 2012
Concerto for Piano Concerto 2009
Animal tales - Ballet Ballet / Choreographic work 2010