Music was and is an essential part of daily life in Hungary.

Sir Georg Solti
György Nádor

György Nádor

Keyboard and Harp Department

Piano as Main Subject

Born: 1943, Budapest
Academic degree, university position: professor
1957-1961: Béla Bartók Secondary School of Music – teachers: Kornél Zempléni, Elek Huzella
1960-1966: Franz Liszt Academy of Music – professors: Tibor Wehner, Frigyes Sándor
Postgraduate studies, master classes:
1966-1968: Moscow Tchaikovsky State Conservatory – postgraduate course: L. Natanson
Teaching activities:
Since 1968 he has been teaching at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music
Successes of his students:
Károly Mocsári – winner and place winner of numerous significant international competitions
Péter Tóth – winner of the Liszt Competition of Budapest and Weimar, and numerous other triumphs at competitions
Balázs Réti – International Competition, Dublin: 1st Prize
Péter Koczor – International Competition, Barcelona: 1st Prize
Adrien Krausz – International Competition, Cincinnati: 1st Prize
Balázs Fülei – "Ettore Pozzoli" International Piano Competition, No. XXV.: 3rd Prize; International Tchaikovsky Competition: Prize for the best piano accompanist; Arcangelo Speranza International Piano Competition: 1st Prize; He was awarded the "New Masters on Tour" Prize by The International Holland Music Sessions
1970: member of the jury – Jeunesse Musicales (Belgrade)
1988: member of the jury – Gina Bachauer International Piano Competition (Salt Lake City, USA)
1991: member of the jury, master class – Sydney International Piano Competition (Australia)
1992: member of the jury, master class – Rubinstein International Piano Competition (Israel)
1994: principal teacher of the seminar, member of the jury – UNISA – Pretoria, Johannesburg (South Africa)
1995: principal teacher of the seminar – Texas Christian University, Fort Worth (USA)
Master classes (4 times) – Ancona, Italy
Regular jury member of the Monza International Piano Competition and the Senigallia International Piano Competition.
For almost 30 years, he hasbeen giving courses and has been a jury-member at colleges and universities of Japan regularly:
  • Tokyo: Toho University, Toho College, Kunitachi, Tokyo College of Music
  • Osaka: Ondai University
  • Other places: Kobe, Fukuoka, Sendai, Fukui, Kyoto, Nagoya, Kanazawa, Yamagata
Major concerts:
In the 1970s and 1980s, he regularly gave concerts across Hungary and abroad (e.g.: Italy and the USA with the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, the Soviet Union, Germany, Czechoslovakia). His partners in chamber music included János Rolla, András Kiss, Mária Frank, and György Lovas.
Awards and honours:
1982, 1985: Outstanding Teacher
Contact: gynador[at]