Please allow me that, apart from my regrettable ignorance of the Hungarian language, I remain Magyar in my heart and soul from birth to the grave. As a consequence, I earnestly wish to further the progress of Hungarian music.

Liszt to Antal Augusz
Eszter Perényi

Eszter Perényi

Doctoral School, School for Exceptional Young Talents, Strings Department

Strings DLA Seminar, Violin as Main Subject

 
University position: professor emeritus
 
Studies:
1961-1967: Franz Liszt Academy of Music
 
Teaching experiences:
Prof. Perényi has been teaching at the Liszt Academy since 1975. She was appointed as university professor in 1998. She was the Head of the Strings Department between 2006-2010.
Her students participate at national and international competitions with great success. The list of her students includes names such as Péter Somogyi, Barnabás Kelemen, Katalin Kokas, Ádám Banda, Ernő Kállai, etc.  
 
Invited lectures, master classes:
Master classes in Hungary (Budapest and other towns), China (Beijing, Shanghai, Tienchin), Madrid, Brussels, Amsterdam, etc.
Regular invited professor at the International Summer Academy Prague-Vienna-Budapest.
2011-2012: visiting professor at Tokyo University of the Arts (Geidai)
Prof. Perényi is frequent member of significant international competitions (e.g. Menuhin Competition – England- , Kreisler Competition –Vienna - , Wieniawski Competition – Poznan - , Szigeti-Hubay Competition – Budapest -, Yampolsky Competition – Moscow -, Osaka Chamber Music Competition.
 
Major concerts, recordings:
 Professor Perényi is performing as a soloist and plays in chamber music ensembles in various countries all over the world and also in Hungary.  Miklós Perényi, Jenő Jandó, Dénes Várjon, Ilona Prunyi, Gyula Kiss, Rohmann Imre are among her chamber music partners.
She has played at concerts with various Hungarian and national orchestras  - National Philharmonic Orchestra, Hungarian Radio Orchestra, Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, Budapest String Quartet, London Symphony Orchestra, Bamberg Symphony Orchestra, RAI Symphony Orchestra – with such conductors as Erich Leinsdorf, István Kertész, Yuri Simonov, Ádám Medveczky, Ervin Lukács, etc.
 Her repertoire covers a wide range of music literature, she lays special emphasis on chamber music and contemporary music. Many composers dedicated pieces to her - e.g.  József Soproni, Miklós Kocsár, Emil Petrovics, Attila Bozay, József Sári, István Láng.
Professor Perényi has prepared many TV and radio recordings, Decca Naxos and Hungaroton published various recorings of her.
 
Awards and honours:
1987: Liszt Ferenc Prize
1989: Meritorious Artist
1995: Small Cross of the Hungarian Republic
2002: Bartók-Pásztory Prize
2007: Excellent Artist
Many Artisjus Prizes for the performance of contemporary pieces.