Dénes Ludmány


orchestra member, principal viola
Member of the Hungarian State Opera since: 2012

Education and training:
Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, teacher: Sándor Nagy (1998-99)
Universtät Mozarteum Salzburg, teachers: Prof. Thomas Riebl and Veronika Hagen (1999-2005)
Münchner Philharmoniker, Orchesterakademie (2000-2002)
University of Debrecen Faculty of Music, Gábor Pongrácz (2006-2008)
Musikakademie der Stadt Basel, (string quartet) Prof. Walter Levin, Rainer Schmidt (2007-2009)
Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music Doctoral School (2012-)
Master classes:
Viola: Yuri Bashmet, Diemut Poppen, Nobuko Imai, Lóránd Fenyves, Dénes Zsigmondy
String quartet: Hatto Beyerle (Alban Berg Quartett, Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover), Eberhart Feltz (Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler Berlin), Ferenc Rados, György Kurtág

Competitions:
International Viola Competition, Bled, Slovenia - finalist
Borciani International String Quartet Competition, Reggio Emilia, Italy - special prize
Beijing International String Quartet Competition - third prize

Awards and recognitions:
Raiffeissen Klassik Preis, Salzburg (2003)
Premio "Ojo Critico" - RNE Radio Nacional, Spain - critics award (2007)
Hungarian State Opera - Juventus Award (2013)

Professional career:
Camerata Salzburg (1999-)
Münchner Philharmoniker, scholarship winner (2000-2002)
Salzburg Chamber Soloists, member of the chamber orchestra (2003-2006)
Quiroga String Quartet (toured with them) (2007-2011)
Conservatorio Professional de Música de Zaragoza (Spain), teacher (2009-)
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra (2012-)
Involved in the world premieres of numerous contemporary works