László Baranyay, laureate of numerous international piano competitions, teaches at the "Franz Liszt" University of Music in Budapest. He began playing the piano at the age of nine, and graduated as a student of Imre Ungár in 1969, followed by a post–graduate scholarship at the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory till 1972 by prof. Stanislav Neuhaus. He regularly attended Géza Anda’s master classes in Switzerland. He is a welcome guest in all major concert halls in Hungary and has frequently given guest performances in most European countries, as well as overseas (e.g. US, India, Amerika, Japan). Beside solo works, his repertoire also includes fifty concertos by Bach allthe way to 20th century pieces. He pays particular attention to contemporary Hungarian music, a number of works have been written for and dedicated to him. His extensive teaching activities include B.A. master classes on a regular basis in Hungary and abroad (Italy, Dreece, Poland, Slovenia, France, Japan etc.)  Many students of his have achieved remarkable accomplishments at international competitions and in concert halls. In 1992 he was awarded the "Franz Liszt" Prize for his achievements, the most prestigious appreciation issued by the Hungarian State.

 

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