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.

Kertész György


Place of Birth
Date of Birth

Born in 1963 in Budapest in a musical family (his father, Ottó Kertész was cellist of the Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra), he started to learn the violincello at the age of six. Between 1981 and 1986 he pursued his studies at the Franz Liszt Music Academy of Budapest, in 1986-87 in the Postgraduate School of the same institution. In 1983 he participated in János Starker's master class. In 1986 he won 1st prize at the János Popper Violincello Competition. Between 1987 and 1992 he was member of the Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra. Since 1992 he has been member of the Budapest Festival Orchestra. In 2003 he won the Sándor Végh Competition of BFO musicians.
Year Title Publisher Code Remark
1990 Atterberg, Kurt: Kamarazene I.
(Atterberg, Kurt: Chamber Music I.)
Marco Polo (Naxos) 8.223404
1993 Attenberg, Kurt: Kamarazene II.
(Atterberg, Kurt: Chamber Music II.)
Marco Polo (Naxos) 8.223405
2003 Sperger, Johannes M.: Horn Music Hungaroton HCD 32145 First recording