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.

Simai László


Place of Birth
Date of Birth

Studies: trompet artist teacher, Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music

Master courses:
1993 Budapest: Maurice André / Canadian Brass
1993 Göteborg: John Wallace / Timofei Doksitzer
1992 Budapest Erich Bergel

Carrier history:
First trumpet player of the Brass in the Five brass quintet, member of the UMZE chamber orchestra, director of faculty at the Ernő Dohnányi Secondary School of Music (Veszprém), the first trumpet player of the Budapest Jazz Orchestra, member of the group Tea (1992-1998).

2000 Artisjus Performer's Award
1997 First prize of the Polanica ZDROJ International Chamber Music Competition
1995 eMeR-TON Award

As soloist I often participate in Gábor Lehotka's, István Ruppert's and Miklós Teleki's organ concerts in Hungary as well as abroad.
Since 1999 I reguraly play the works of Péter Eötvös conductor and composer (Three Sisters; Brass - The Metal Space; Triangle; Shadows)
Year Title Publisher Code Remark
1999 Sári József: Láncolatok
(Sári, József: Convergences)
BMC Records BMC CD 019
1999 Tihanyi László: Árnyjáték (Schattenspiel)
BMC Records BMC CD 027
1999 Faragó Béla: 353 nap - "Mise"
(353 days - "Mass")
BMC Records BMC CD 023
2004 Eötvös Péter: Snatches
(Péter Eötvös: Snatches)
BMC Records BMC CD 097
2009 Eclectic Path BMC Records BMC CD 159