Eszter Baráti


Eszter Baráti
orchestra member, cello tutti
Member of the Hungarian State Opera since: 2001

Education and training:
Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music (1987-1993)
Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique, Lyon (1996-1997) - string quartet
Amadeus Quartet and Bartók Quartet, Semmering, Austria (1990, 1991) - string and chamber music master class
La Salle Quartet, Paris (1996) - master class

Competitions:
Antal Friss National Cello Competition: first prize (1981)
National High School Cello Competition: second prize (1987)
Semmering Master Class Quartet Competition: first prize (1990) - Dohnányi String Quartet
Leó Weiner Quartet Competition, Budapest: first prize (1994)
Evian International Quartet Competition

Awards and distinctions:
Hungarian State Opera, “Orchestra Musician of the Year” (2013)

Professional work:
Solo Concerts:
- Hungarian Radio (1994)
- Hungarian Culture Centre, London (2002, 2006)
- Concerts in Budapest and elsewhere in Hungary
Chamber music activities:
- Dohnányi String Quartet, founding member (1990) - radio recording at Vienna Radio, 1990; concerts: Paris, Lyon, southern France and Budapest
- Spiegel Trio, founding member (2010) - concerts: Switzerland, Germany, Budapest
Numerous other chamber music concerts in Budapest and elsewhere in Hungary.
Teaching activities:
- cello teacher, Saint Stephen High School of Art (2000- )
- cello and chamber music teacher, Goppisberger Musikwochen, Switzerland (2010- )
Orchestral activities:
- Scholarship winner at the Budapest Festival Orchestra (1993-1995) - concerts worldwide: Sir Georg Solti, Yehudi Menuhin, Eliahu Inbal, Pinchas Steinberg
- Hungarian State Opera, Budapest (2001- )