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.

Éder Quartet

Orchestra, choir, ensemble


Éder Quartet was formed in 1973 by the students of the Budapest Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music. The Éder Quartet won the top prize in 1976 at the Evian International String Quartet Concours, where the jury included the members of the Amadeus Quartet, and clinched second prize in the 1977 ARD International String Quartet Competition in Munich (the first prize was not awarded). Since their success in Munich the guest-performed in almost every European country and captivated the public and critics alike at the international festivals of Bordeaux, West Berlin, Evian, Istambul and Bath. Besides Europe, they toured extensively the United States, Australia and New Zealand.
In 1979 the prestigious Teldec Record Company contracted the ensemble, and as a consequence several recordings were made and released with them: all Bartók string quartets, Haydn, Mozart, recordings.