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Balázs Réti

Balázs Réti

Keyboard and Harp Department

Piano as Main Subject

Born: 1974, Budapest

Academic degree, university position:
DLA
professor, head of department (University of Miskolc, Bartók Béla Music Institute)
associate professor (Széchenyi István University, Art Faculty)

Studies:
1987–1992: Béla Bartók Conservatory of Music – professor: Gábor Eckhardt
1992–1998: Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music - professor: György Nádor
2000–2003: Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music – Doctoral School
2007: DLA degree. Title of dissertation

Teaching experiences:
1999-2004: Béla Bartók Conservatory of Music
From 1999: Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Keyboard & Harp Department – piano main subject
From 2007: University of Miskolc, Bartók Béla Music Institute, Piano Department – piano, sight reading, chamber music
From 2008: University of Miskolc, Bartók Béla Music Institute, Head of Piano Department
From 2016: Széchenyi István University, Art Faculty – associate professor – piano main subject

Master classes:
In addition to numerous master classes in Hungary, he has taught in Italy, Poland, Japan, Uzbekistan, China, the USA and Peru.


Major concerts:
He has performed in many European countries, the United States, Mexico, Peru, Chile, Japan, Indonesia, Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan.

Important concerts in the last few years:
2019: Müpa, Bartók Béla National Concert Hall; Beethoven: Choral Fantasy; Dohnányi Orchestra Budafok, cond. Gábor Hollerung
2018: Italian Institute, Budapest; Chopin: Piano Concerto in F minor; Symphony Orchestra Miskolc, cond. Ádám Medveczky
2018: Taskent State Conservatoire (Uzbekistan) solo recital
2017: Veszprém, Hangvilla; Mozart: Piano Concerto in A minor K. 414; Mendelssohn Chamber Orchestra
2016: Müpa, Bartók Béla National Concert Hall; Ravel: Piano Concerto in G major; Dohnányi Orchestra Budafok, cond. Gábor Hollerung
2016: Cluj-Napoca; Bach: Concerto for Two Pianos in C minor, Mozart: Concerto for Two Pianos in E-flat major; Cluj-Napoca Hungarian Orchestra, feat. Balázs Fülei – piano, cond. Mihail Agafita
2016: Astana Opera (Kazakhstan); Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 3; feat. Astana Opera Symphony Orchestra
2015: Klauzál Centre, Budapest; Shostakovich: Piano Concerto No. 2; Budafoki Dohnányi Ernő Szimfonikus Zenekar, karmester: Guido Mancusi
2015: Castle of Wartburg, Knights' Hall (Germany); solo and chamber music pieces; Gábor Boldoczki – trumpet, Zsolt Fejérvári – double bass, Katarzyna Mycka – percussion

Scholarships:
2015/16: scholar of the Hungarian Academy of Arts
1999, 2000, 2001: Fischer Annie scholarship

Competition results:
1989 Békés-Tarhos (Hungary)
1996 Ireland
1997 Scheveningen, Pörtschach

Contact:
retibalazs1[at]gmail.com