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.

Péter Szabó Anikó

piano, harpsichord

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Anikó Péter Szabó earned her degree at the Liszt Ferenc University of Music. She has been a member of the Budapest Opera House since 1969 – where she is a leading tutor presently. She is active as cembalist, organist and piano accompanist. From 1975 she used to be a permanent guest at the Glyndebourne Festival Opera through twelve seasons. In the early years she was active mainly in teaching baroque music – Monteverdi, Händel – Salieri, Mozart operas. Later she continued working for „belcanto” operas and modern music too. She worked as an assistant of famous conductors: A. Davis, J. Pritchard, R. Leppard, B. Haitink, S. Rattle, N. MC Gegan, L. Gardelli, G. Patane, R. Saccani. She worked in Göttinger Händel Festspiele in 1987, as an assistant of C. von Dohnányi at the Salzburger Festspiele, at the Teatro Politeama Garibaldi in 1996, in Bruxelles Theatre Monnaie as an assistant of L. Zagrosek, then chief coach for Bluebeard Castle of Béla Bartók. In 1996 she has completed masterclass of D. J. Sutherland and Maestro R. Bonynge as accompanist and singer.