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.

Piri Béla

double bass

Place of Birth
Date of Birth

Born in 1970 in Budapest, Béla began his professional studies at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in 1990, before going on to attend a postgraduate course at Western Washington University in the US in 1996-97. He eventually gained a master's degree in classical double bass at Brisbane's Griffith University in 2006. From 1997, he lived in Australia, where he taught and performed his chosen instrument. He gas played in numerous prestigious venues worldwide, performing among others at the Sydney Olympics in 2000, at the Oslo Opera House and the Chicago Auditorium. From 2008 until early 2011, he played with The Ten Tenors, touring much of the globe. He returned to Hungary in March 2011 and has lived here ever since.
Year Title Publisher Code Remark
2012 Kaltenecker Trio: 1705 Hunnia Records HRCD1207
2015 1705: Zone BMC Records BMC CD 221