Gábor Hollerung (Budapest, 18 August 1954 –) Liszt Ferenc Prize winning conductor, chorus master; Meritorious Artist of Hungary; Executive Music Director of Dohnányi Ernő Symphonic Orchestra, Budafok; master conductor of Budapest Academic Choral Society; Arts Director of Zemplén Festival; founder and Art Director of Budapest International Choir Competition.
Studied in Liszt Ferenc College of Music, specialized as chorus master (1972-77) and conductor (1975-80). Here his professors were Zoltán Vásárhelyi, István Párkai and András Kórodi. Later he extended his trainings in master courses led by Eric Ericson (1975), Kurt Masur (1978) and László Somogyi (1981).
1979–81: second conductor of Miskolc Symphonic Orchestra. 1981–83: teacher of music theory, music history and choir conducting, leader of a women’s choir in Janus Pannonius University of Pécs. 2001–2008: Music Director, then Art Director of Honvéd Ensemble. 1989–2000: master conductor of Dohnányi Ernő Symphonic Orchestra, Budafok. From 2001: Executive Music Director of Dohnányi Ernő Symphonic Orchestra, Budafok.
1979–81: second conductor of Miskolc Symphonic Orchestra. Master conductor (since 1989), Executive Music Director (since 2001) of Dohnányi Ernő Symphonic Orchestra, Budafok. Conducted several Hungarian orchestras as a guest conductor.
2002–2005: first guest conductor of Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra. 2002¬–2007: musical consultant for Philharmonia Singers, Tel Aviv. In addition to holding concerts with a great number of European orchestras, he was a guest conductor for Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, Cincinatti Symphony Orchestra, Brazilian Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra and Taiwan National Symphony Orchestra.
Meritorious Artist of Hungary (2015)
Jerusalem Award (2006)
Liszt Ferenc Prize (2004)
Knight of Cross from the Order of Merit of the Hungarian Republic (2002)