Péter Oberfrank


Péter Oberfrank
Conductor

He was born in Brussels in 1966. He graduated in piano and percussion instruments in Bartók Béla Secondary School of Music in 1984, and received his degree as a pianist from Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in 1989 and as a conductor in 1993. He joined the Hungarian State Opera House in 1991, working as a répétiteur and conducting répétiteur until 1998. He was music director of the Szeged National Theatre and Open-Air Festival for two seasons from 1999. His relationship with the Opera House remained, and he is continually present in the life of the theatre as a permanent guest conductor. Besides Italian comic operas his repertoire includes pieces such as Richard Strauss's Elektra. Apart from conducting he is also a lecturer at the Academy of Music.