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.

Ruppert István


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Date of Birth

He is an unusual character in Hungarian musical life. He graduated first as a mechanical engineer at the same time was a member of a professional soccer team. Immediately after he obtained a post as organ teacher at the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, he has attended many master classes in Western Europe. In addition to performing, István Ruppert gives lectures about organs, organ playing and organ repertoire in Hungary. His musical interest range over the entire organ repertoire, from the earliest keyboard works through Frescobaldi to Messiaen and contemporary Hungarian composers. These he has performed in a great many churches and centers of music in Hungary and throughout Europe.

In 2020 he was awarded with Ferenc Liszt Prize.
Year Title Publisher Code Remark
2003 Olsvay Endre: Tengerszem
Hungaroton HCD 32178