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.

Sugár Miklós

conductor, synthesizer

Place of Birth
Date of Birth

1952: Born on 2 July, Budapest
1971: Enrolls in the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest.
Studied conducting (1974-78) and composition (1975-80) with András Kórodi and Emil Petrovics
1978-84: Conductor at Honvéd Art Ensemble Symphony Orchestra
1978-91: Assistant lecturer at the Academy of Dramatic and Cinematographic Arts
1979-87: Member of the Young Composers Group of the Association of Hungarian Musicians (General Secretary: 1983-87)
1984-88: Conductor of the Békéscsaba Symphony Orchestra
1988-90: Redacteur at the Music Department of the Hungarian Radio
1991: Manager of the National Philharmonics
1991: Founder of the EAR Ensemble for electro-acoustic research for contemporary music
1991-99: Conductor of the Alba Regia Symphony Orchestra
1981: honoured with the prize of the Szirmai Albert Foundation
1984-85: awarded the Kodály Scholarship
1985: 3rd prize at the International Composers Competition of the Budapest Spring Festival
1989: special prize at the Arezzo Choir Composers Competition
1991: the KÓTA's prize for "Gloria" at the competition of the Hungarian Radio
1991 and 1992: received the Soros Foundation
1991: 3rd prize at the János Neumann Society's Electro-acoustic Composers Competition
1992: honoured with the Erkel Award
1993: honoured with the prize of the Lánczos-Szekfü Foundation
1989, 1990, 1994: scholarship in Paris: Les atelier UPIC
1999: scholarship in Berlin: Akademie der Künste
2002: scholarship in Lyon: GRAME
1992, 1995, 1998, 1999, 2001 and 2003: ARTISJUS prize
2001: Vox electronica prize (with the EAR Ensemble)

see also: Sugár Miklós - composer
Year Title Publisher Code Remark
1988 Sugár Miklós: Ballada; Musica agile; Chorea; Áttűnések; Találkozások; Mozaik
(Sugár, Miklós: Ballad; Musica agile; Chorea; Dissolves; Meetings; Mosaic)
Hungaroton SLPX 12970 LP
1993 Szakály Ágnes: Cimbalom Preludio PRECD 9304
1994 300 év cimbalomzenéje
(Music of 300 Years on Cimbalom)
Hungaroton HCD 31571
1997 ISMEAM - selected passages HEAR Studio-Hung. Rad. HEAR 103
1999 Madarász Iván: Lót; Refrain Hungaroton HCD 31819
1999 Sugár Miklós: Ear movements; Rövid történet; Fluctus; Modellek; Percupicsy; Írisz
(Sugár, Miklós: Ear movements; Short Story; Fluctus; Models; Percupicsy; Iris)
Hungaroton HCD 31788
2000 Élő elektronikus kompozíciók
(Hungarian Live Electronic Works)
Hungaroton HCD 31868
2001 Szigeti István: Ianus Hungaroton HCD 31955
2002 Madarász Iván: Orfeusz gesztusai; Dionüszosz geometriája; Archai-Archi; Tabulatúra; Egyperces novellák; Talizmán
(Madarász, Iván: Orpheus's Gestures; Dionysus's Geometry; Archai-Archi; Tablature; One-minute Stories; Talisman)
Hungaroton HCD 32147
2003 Sugár Miklós: Vihar után; Dalok; Luxatio; Három dal...; NO.2; Francia dalok; Miniatűrök
(Miklós, Sugár: After Storm; Songs...; Luxatio; Three Songs...; NO.2; French Songs; Miniatures)
Hungaroton HCD 32180
2005 Ear Ensemble: Faragó, Olsvay, Madarász, Sugár M., Decsényi, Szigeti és Csemiczky művei
(Ear Ensemble: Works by Faragó, Olsvay, Madarász, M. Sugár, Decsényi, Szigeti, Csemiczky)
Hungaroton HCD 32347