OCT. 2024




Mozart-portrait: The Danubia Orchestra's chamber series

Mozart: Fantasy and fugue in C, K.394, Piano Quintett in E-flat major K. 452  Featuring Balázs Demény - piano, Márton Belej - oboe, Mátyás Katrin - clarinet, Luca Losonci - basoon, László Csabay - horn Moderation: Gábor Eckhardt

Danubia Salon, Budapest


Balázs Demény is one of the very promising talents of the young pianist scene. He is the winner of several international piano competitions including the "19th Ile de France", the "Lagny-sur-Marne", the "Hans von Bülow" and the "Carl Filtsch" International Piano Competitions. He has performed in prestigious halls and venues such as the Gasteig München, the Grand Hall of the Liszt Academy Budapest, the National Concert Hall of the Palace of Arts Budapest, the Raiding Liszt Festival, the Budapest Spring Festival, the Atheneum Palace in Bucharest, the Milano World Exhibition, or the Yokohama International Piano Concert Series or the Salle Molière in Lyon.

He also recieved the "Kodály" and the "Pianist" prizes at the ISA Prag-Wien-Budapest Festival, first prize at the International "S. Toduță" Piano Competition, second prize at the International Chopin Competition (Budapest) and first prize at the Hungarian Music Festival in Bucharest. His latest Schumann-Bartók CD was recorded in the Budapest Music Center, in 2011 his first recording, "A Liszt Memorial Year" was published. Among several solo and chamber concerts, he had been working with major orchestras throughout Europe, having more than 70 appareances as a solist with conductors such as Jesús López-Cobos, András Ligeti, Gábor Hollerung, Ken Takaseki, Máté Hámori, Zsolt Jankó ,Gábor Horváth, József Horváth, Theo Wolthers, Alfonso Saura, Ion-Ilarion Galati and many others.



Balázs Demény plays  

Schumann & Bartók

Ist prize at the 19th Ile de France International Piano Competition

 "Balázs Demény is the winner of the 19th Ile de France International Piano Competition in Masions laffitte, Paris, where he also received various concert engagements. "

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Balázs Demény got the First Prize at the Lagny International Piano Competition

"Besides the first prize, Balázs Demény got the audience prize, and the Special Prize of Lagny."

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Balázs Demény received the Junior Prima Prize

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