Technique should create itself from spirit not from mechanics.

Franz Liszt to Lina Raman
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