Péter Kiss pianist was born in 1986. He began playing the piano at the age of 9 than continued his studies at the Béla Batrók Music High School in Budapest. He obtained his then his diploma with honours at the Liszt Academy of Music in 2010. He spent a semester at the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Frankfurt with Professor Catherine Wickers.  Currently he is completing his doctoral studies at the Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest. He attended the masterclasses and private lessons of Lívia Rév, Malcolm Bilson, György Kurtág, András Kemenes, Kirill Gerstein, Gottlieb Wallisch, Gábor Takács Nagy, Imre Rohmann and many others.

 

He is the laureate of several national and international competitions: he received the third prize of the Hungarian National Radio’s Piano Competition, as well as the first prize of the International Piano Competition in Barletta.

Significant stations of his national and international carrier were the Great Hall of the Liszt Academy, the Palace of Arts in  Budapest,  the  Marble Hall of the Hungarian National Radio, the Piano.lt Concert Hall in Vilnius, the Palazzo Lantieri in Gorizia,  the Royal Library of Belgium in Brussels, the Lutkin and Fulton Halls in Chicago, the Cleveland Institute of Music, and the NCPA in Mumbai.   As a soloist and a chamber musician he gave  concerts  nearly in all  European  countries,  in  the  United  States, and in India,  ad has worked working with widely renowned musicians such as Kristóf Baráti, Vilmos Szabadi, Barnabás Kelemen, Sylvia Sass, Csaba Klernyán, Péter Nagy, István Varga,  Jonathan Cohen, Alpashlan Ertüngealp, Gregory Vajda, Péter Eötvös, Zoltán Kocsis or the Amadinda Percussion Group.

 

Mr. Kiss recorded his first CD in 2007 with the clarinettist Csaba Klenyán at Hungaroton Record’s. Besides his true passion for classical piano music he is also devoted to the promotion of contemporary music and has professional relationship with several Hungarian and international composers (György Kurtág, Steve Reich, Péter Eötvös, Michael Vander Aa, Ivan Fedele).  He is a demanded performer of contemporary works’ premieres and radio recordings. He is a founding member of the Trio Inception, and also the Ludium Ensemble focusing on the works of György Kurtág. He received three times the Fischer Annie Performer Scolarship (2011, 2012, 2016) and the Artisjus Price in 2011 in recognition of his work with contemporary music. In 2015 he was awarded with the Junior Prima Prize, the most prestigious award for young musicians in Hungary.

 

After teaching one year at the Béla Batrók Music High School, since 2015 Peter Kiss is as an assistant professor at the Chamber Music Department in the Liszt Academy of Music.

 

 

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