Dezsö Ranki

Dezsö Ranki is considered today one of the best Hungarian pianists. He is acknowledged in the classical (Mozart, Beethoven), the romantic (Schubert, Schumann) and the modern (Bartok, Kurtag) repertoire as well. He has played in the most important centres in Europe, Japan and America: London (Queen Elisabeth Hall, Wigmore Hall), Paris (Châtelet, Théâtre de la Ville), Amsterdam (Concertgebouw), Berlin, Vienna (Wiener Festwochen), Milan, San Francisco and Toronto. Dezsö Ranki is guest at the most famous festivals as Lucerne, Ascona, Prague Spring, Weimar, Montpellier, Grange de Meslay, Roque d’Anthéron, Folle Journée de Nantes and Tokyo, Fêtes romantiques de Nohant, Lockenhaus, etc...

He studied at the Franz-Liszt Academy with Pal Kadosa. He began his international career after he won the Robert Schumann Competition in Germany in 1969. Since then, he has been giving regularly concerts in most of the European countries, North and South America as well as Japan and South Korea. Beside the recitals, he has played with orchestras such as Berlin Philharmonic, London Philharmonic, BBC Philharmonic, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Orchestre National de France, Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Deutsche...

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Dezsö Ranki is considered today one of the best Hungarian pianists. He is acknowledged in the classical (Mozart, Beethoven), the romantic (Schubert, Schumann) and the modern (Bartok, Kurtag) repertoire as well. He has played in the most important centres in Europe, Japan and America: London (Queen Elisabeth Hall, Wigmore Hall), Paris (Châtelet, Théâtre de la Ville), Amsterdam (Concertgebouw), Berlin, Vienna (Wiener Festwochen), Milan, San Francisco and Toronto. Dezsö Ranki is guest at the most famous festivals as Lucerne, Ascona, Prague Spring, Weimar, Montpellier, Grange de Meslay, Roque d’Anthéron, Folle Journée de Nantes and Tokyo, Fêtes romantiques de Nohant, Lockenhaus, etc...

He studied at the Franz-Liszt Academy with Pal Kadosa. He began his international career after he won the Robert Schumann Competition in Germany in 1969. Since then, he has been giving regularly concerts in most of the European countries, North and South America as well as Japan and South Korea. Beside the recitals, he has played with orchestras such as Berlin Philharmonic, London Philharmonic, BBC Philharmonic, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Orchestre National de France, Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Deutsche Radio Philharmonie, Stuttgart Kammerochester, Budapest Festival Orchestra, English Chamber Orchestra, Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liège, Warsaw Philharmonic, Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, N.H.K. Tokyo under Zubin Mehta, Kurt Sanderling, Jeffrey Tate, Frans Brüggen, Ivan Fischer, Lorin Maazel, Daniele Gatti, Zoltan Kocsis, Antoni Wit, Douglas Boyd, Nikolaj Znaider, etc.

 

Recently he has played two concerts in Sao Paulo with the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra under Robert Trevino, with the Konzerthaus Orchester Berlin under Gilbert Varga, the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra under Karel Mark Chichon, the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken under Michel Tabachnik and the Orchestre national Montpellier under Michael Schonwandt, recitals in Paris, Bordeaux, Madrid, Leverkusen for the Bayer Kultur and at the Schwetzinger Festspiele. He toured Japan playing concerts with orchestras and recitals. A return tour is scheduled in April 2020.

Dezsö Ranki recordings are issued by Teldec, Quint Records and Denon. For his interpretation of the Chopin' Etudes, Op. 10 he was awarded the "Grand Prix de l'Académie Charles-Cros". The Bartok' Mikrokosmos for Teldec gained a great acclaim.

He also plays regularly two pianos and piano-four-hands recital with Edit Klukon. Their last CD-recording contains works by Satie and Liszt.

Dezsö Ranki received numerous awards in the course of his career, among them the Listz, the Kossuth and the Béla Bartók-Ditta Pásztory Prizes.

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