Fruzsina Káli-Fonyódi


orchestra member, first oboe
Member of the Hungarian State Opera since: 2012

Education and training:
Fassang Árpád Music School, recorder and oboe (1987-1994)
Béla Bartók High School of Music, oboe (1994-1998)
Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music oboe (1998-2003)
Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, graduated as an oboist (2003)
Master classes:
Klaus Limbacher's oboe class, Wiener Symphoniker (2001)
Dominik Wollenweber's oboe class, Berliner Philharmoniker (2002)
Heinz Holliger's master class (2009)

Competitions:
János Richter National Woodwind Competition - first prize (1998)
János Richter National Woodwind Competition - Hindemith Foundation's special prize (1998)
Anton Reicha Chamber Music Competition, Semmering, Austria - first prize (2001)
Zoltán Jeney National Woodwind Competition - first prize (2001)
Pál Járdányi National Woodwind Competition - first prize (2004)
International Woodwind Quintet Competition, Marseille - finalist (2005)
International Woodwind Quintet Competition, Osaka - semi-finalist (2005)

Awards and recognitions:
Hungarian Telecom Symphony Orchestra: Outstanding Employee of the Season (2002)
Hungarian Telecom Symphony Orchestra: Musician of the Season (2007) Junior Príma Award (2011)

Professional career:
Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, director: Claudio Abbado (2000-2002)
Danubia Youth Orchestra (since renamed Danubia Orchestra Óbuda), member (1996-2011)
Hungarian Telecom Symphony Orchestra (since renamed Concerto Budapest), member (2001-2010)
Recurring concert appearances with the following orchestras:
Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra
Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra
Hungarian Radio Symphonic Orchestra
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Budapest Strings
Hungarian State Opera
Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra
UMZE Chamber Orchestra
Ensemble Intermodulation
THReNSeMBle Chamber Orchestra
Componensemble Chamber Orchestra
Discography:
László Melis: Armenian Legend, BMC Record CD 062, 2001
Anniversary Concerts (The Franz Liszt University of Music) 2002-2003: Artisjus AC 351216
Karg-Elert: Chamber Music, Hungaroton 2004 HGR 32166
László Tihanyi: Imaginary Journeys, Hungaroton 2008 HCD 484
Judit Varga: Clarinet Concerto (soloist: Csaba Klenyán with Ensemble Intermodulation, conductor: László Tihanyi) Magyar Rádió 2010)