For six years, I received the most significant part of my formal musical education at the Liszt Academy.

Sir Georg Solti
László Erdélyi

László Erdélyi

Keyboard and Harp Department, School for Exceptional Young Talents

Piano

Born: 6. 19. 1960. Budapest, Hungary

Academic degree, university position: DLA, habilitated associate professor, head of Sub-Department of Secondary Piano

Studies:
1969-76 Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Budapest, Hungary
Special music studies for talented young students
Professor: György Nádor (piano)
1976-82 Liszt Ferenc Academy of  Music, Budapest, Hungary
Graduate art studies
Professors: György Nádor and Tibor Wehner (piano)
András Schiff and Vilmos Tátrai (chamber music)
1982-84 and 1985-86 C. M. Weber Academy of  Music Dresden, Germany
Postgraduate art studies
Professor: Webersinke, Amadeus (piano)
2003 DLA (Doctor of the Liberal Arts)
He received his DLA degree at the Liszt Ferenc Acadeny of Music with a thesis titled MUSICAL LIFE-WORK of MIKLÓS ERDÉLYI
2016: Habilitation degree (dr. habil.)

Scholarships:
1980-81 Bartók - Pásztory Scholarship
1982-84 Scholarship of Hungarian Ministry of Culture  I.
1985-86 Scholarship of Hungarian Ministry of Culture  II

Teaching activities:
Prof. Erdélyi has been teaching at the Liszt Ferenc Academy since 1994.
Head of  Sub-Department of Secondary Piano since 2010
He has been giving master classes in Hungary and abroad.
Academy observation classes for foreign teachers from Coppenhagen, Texas & Cluj
Member, opponent and head of committee in various DLA committees

Major concerts:
1981: Concert-tour in Greece
1984: Solo concerts in Dresden  and Leipzig, Germany
1984: Solo concerts in Vercelli, Italy
1985: Concert-tour in Poland
1987: Solo concert and radio broadcasting, in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
1988: Solo concert in the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Budapest, Hungary
1989: Solo concert in Berlin, Germany
1990: Soloist with the MÁV Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Erdélyi, Miklós, Zalaegerszeg, Hungary
1991: Solo and chamber concerts, Alexandra, Virginia, USA
1991: Solo concert in Palm Beach, Florida, USA
1992: Soloist with the Vác Symphony Orchestra, Amsterdam and Haga, Holland
1992: Partitipation in a film shooted by the BBC about music life in Hungary upon the request of the musicologist Mária Eckhardt
1993:Solo and chamber concerts in the Bartók Béla Memorial Musem, Budapest, Hungary
1993: Solo and chamber concert  on the Hungarian Radio, Budapest, Hungary
1993: Soloist  with the Miskolc Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Kovács, László, Bartók-Hall, Miskolc, Hungary
1994: Solo concert on the Hungarian Radio (live transmission), Budapest, Hungary
1994: Gala concert  on the National Commemoration Day (15th March)  with the Weiner Symphony Orchestra conducted by János Kovács in the Marble Concert Hall of the Hungarian War History Museum
1995: Solo concert given the honour of the Canadian musicologist Alan Walker in the Concert Hall of the Liszt Memorial Museum and Research Centre, Budapest
1995: Solo concert on the Hungarian Radio, Budapest, Hungary
1995: Chamber concerts  on the Hungarian Art Week, Kassa, Slovakia
1996: Soloist with the Hungarian Symphony Orchestra, conducted Bernard, André in the  Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Budapest, Hungary
1997: Solo and chamber concert on the Hungarian Radio, Budapest, Hungary
1997: Chamber concert in the Memorial Musem and Research Centre of Liszt Ferenc Academy of  Music, Budapest Hungary
1998: Solo concert on the Hungarian Radio, Budapest, Hungary
1998: Solo and chamber concert in the Concert Hall of the Hungarian War History Museum
1998: Chamber concerts on the Hungarian Radio, Budapest, Hungary
1998: Chamber concerts in the Nádor-Concert Hall, Budapest, Hungary1998: Chamber concert in the Grand Hall of Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Budapest
1998: Chamber concert in the Nádor-Concert Hall, Budapest, Hungary
1999: Chamber concert in the Concert Hall of the Liszt Memorial Museum and Research Centre, Budapest,Hungary
1999: Chopin Memorial Solo Concert, Újpest Theatre, Hungary
2000: Solo and chamber concert in the Concert Hall of the Liszt Memorial Museum, Budapest, Hungary
2000: Solo concert in Rome in the  Accademia d'Ungharia
2001: Chamber concert with Pege, Aladár in Vienna, Austria
2003: DLA (Doctor Liberalium Artium) solo concert in the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Budapest, Hungary
2004: Concert in Wienna with Pege, Aladár
2005: Concerts in provincial towns: Zalaegerszeg, Veszprém, Miskolc etc.
2007: Solo concert in the old Academy of Music
2008: Chamber and solo concert in course of the Ujpest Local Days
2009: Concerts in Transylvania: Kolozsvár, Marosvásárhely
2010: Haydn piano concert in D-major at several places
2011: Concert commemorating the 200th anniversary of Liszt, Ferenc's birthday
2012: Debussy and Kodály solo concert in the Marczibányi Square Cultural Centre
2013: Literature and Music – Chopin and Liszt works in the Újpest Civil Centre
2014: Romantic World – Solo concert in the Ady Endre Cultural Centrum
2015: Concert in the Dohnányi Ernő School of Music
2016: Habilitation concert, masterclass in English and German for foreign students
2017: Concert and masterclass in Kolozsvár
2018: Concert at Opera Steinway House, Budapest
2019: Concerts in Los Angeles, San Diego and Laguna Beach, California, USA
2020: Concert with Ilona Prunyi

Awards:
1972: III. Prize International Piano Competition, Usti nad Labem, Czehoslovakia
1979: Special Prize: Piano Competition of the Hungarian Radio Budapest, Hungary
1980: I. Prize: Dohnányi Piano Competition, Budapest, Hungary
1981: II. Prize: Athens International Piano Competition
1982: V. Prize Paloma O'Shea International Piano Competition, Santander, Spain
1984: IV. Prize Viotti International Piano Competition, Vercelli, Italy
1984: Diploma: J. S. Bach International Piano Competition, Leipzig, Germany
1985: Gordon Memorial Prize: University of Maryland International Piano Competition USA
1985: Special Prize: Piano Competition of the Hungarian Radio, Budapest, Hungary
1987: IV. Prize: AMSA  International Piano Competition, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
1991: Distinguished Performer Diploma: International Piano Competition, Palm-Beach, Florida, USA
1991: Laudation of  Hungarian Minister of Culture

Records:
1989: Leitermayer – Daguerre Walzer
1990: Liszt – Via Crucis
1996: Liszt works for mail-choir with conductor István Párkai
1998-2003: Several CD and DVD recordings with Aladár Pege
2003: DLA concert in the Academy of Music
2011: Concert commemorating the 200th anniversary of Liszt, Ferenc's birthday
2012: Debussy and Kodály solo concert in the Marczibányi Square Cultural Centre
Several radio recordings
 

E-mail: erdelyilaszlo19[at]gmail.com