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.

Perényi Eszter


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She graduated from the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music as the student of Dénes Kovács. She had numerous successful appearances in Hungarian and international competitions where she won prizes several times. She has been giving concerts all over the world, she makes recordings for radio and television stations, and CDs as well, and often performs works of contemporary composers. Since 1975 she has been a teacher at the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music. Many of her students have successfully performed at national and international competitions. She has been asked several times to hold lectures in Hungary and abroad, as well as to be jury member at various famous competitions. She was decorated with the Liszt Prize and with other state prizes of the Hungarian Republic. Recently in 2002 she was awarded with Béla Bartók-Ditta Pásztory Award and then in 2007 she received the title of Excellent Artist. She was given the Kossuth Prize in 2023.
Year Title Publisher Code Remark
1979 Bozay Attila: II. Vonósnégyes, No. 2, Op. 21; Improvizációk No. 2, Op. 27; Malom, Op. 23
(Bozay, Attila: String Quartet, No. 2, Op. 21; Improvisations No. 2, Op. 27; The Mill Op. 23)
Hungaroton SLPX 12058 LP
1988 Fiatal Zeneszerzők Csoportja 1.
(Young Composers' Group - 1)
Hungaroton SLPX 12945
1990 Durkó Zsolt: Refrains; Ornamenti; Laude; Cantata No.2 Hungaroton SLPX 12753 LP
1990 Atterberg, Kurt: Kamarazene I.
(Atterberg, Kurt: Chamber Music I.)
Marco Polo (Naxos) 8.223404
1995 Fiatal zeneszerzők csoportja - IV. Antológia
(Young Composers' Group; Anthology - IV)
Hungaroton HCD 31192
1997 Láng István: Szonáta hegedűre és zongorára, Szonáta gordonkára és zongorára, Canto per flauto solo etc.
(Láng, István: Sonata for Violin and Piano; Sonata for Cello and Piano; Canto per flauto solo etc.)
Hungaroton HCD 31641
1997 Madarász Iván: Concerto F(L)A; Hímzett hangok; Echo; Sebességek két fuvolára; Egy történet fejezetei
(Madarász, Iván: Concerto F(L)A; Embroidered Sounds; Echo; Speeds for Two Flutes; Chapters of a Story)
Hungaroton HCD 31671
1998 Bozay, Attila: Zongoraszonáták Nos. 1,2 Op. 33/a, b; Szonáta hegedűre és zongorára Op. 34; Szonáta gordonkára és zongorára Op. 35
(Piano Sonatas Nos. 1,2 Op. 33/a, b; Sonata for Violin and Piano Op. 34, Sonata for Cello and Piano Op. 35)
Hungaroton HCD 31789
1999 Perényi Eszternek ajánlva
(Dedicated to Eszter Perényi)
Hungaroton HCD 31784 Own
2000 Bozay plays Bozay Hungaroton HCD 31936
2001 50 éves a Hungaroton - Vonósművészek (1951-2001)
(Fifty Years of Hungaroton - String Players)
Hungaroton HCD 32091-3 3 CDs