Dezső Ránki

Born 8 September 1951
Dezső Ránki
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1951-09-08
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Dezső Ránki

Dezső Ránki Biography (Wikipedia)

Dezső Ránki (born 8 September 1951) is a Hungarian virtuoso concert pianist.

Born in Budapest, he began taking piano lessons at the Budapest Academy of Music at the age of eight. When he was thirteen, he enrolled at the Budapest Conservatory and became a pupil of Klára Máthé. Subsequently he studied at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music, with his mentors Pál Kadosa and Ferenc Rados. Among his classmates were renowned pianists András Schiff and Zoltán Kocsis. From the time Ránki won first prize at the International Schumann Competition in Zwickau, he has had an international career performing in Europe, Scandinavia, the Soviet Union, the USA and Japan. He has played with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Concertgebouw (Amsterdam), the Orchestre National de France under such conductors as Sir Georg Solti, Sándor Végh, Lorin Maazel, and Zubin Mehta. He was awarded twice the Kossuth Prize, the highest cultural award in Hungary.

From 1985, Ránki frequently performs duet recitals with his wife Edit Klukon. Together they have a son, Fülöp Ránki, who is also a skilled pianist.

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Ludwig van Beethoven
7 Variations on a Theme of The Magic Flute by Mozart
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7 Variations on a Theme of The Magic Flute by Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concerto No 15 in B flat major, K450
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Piano Concerto No 15 in B flat major, K450
Ludwig van Beethoven
12 Variations on 'Ein Madchen oder Weibchen' for cello and piano (Op.66)
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12 Variations on 'Ein Madchen oder Weibchen' for cello and piano (Op.66)
Franz Liszt
Mephisto Waltz No 4
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Mephisto Waltz No 4
Joseph Haydn
Piano Sonata in B-flat major, Hob XVI:41
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Piano Sonata in B-flat major, Hob XVI:41
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concerto No.17 in G major K.453
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Piano Concerto No.17 in G major K.453
Béla Bartók
6 Romanian Dances
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6 Romanian Dances
Béla Bartók
Mikrokosmos - volume 5 Sz.107 for piano
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Mikrokosmos - volume 5 Sz.107 for piano
Béla Bartók
Mikrokosmos - volume 4 Sz.107 for piano
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Mikrokosmos - volume 4 Sz.107 for piano
Béla Bartók
Mikrokosmos - volume 3 Sz.107 for piano
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Mikrokosmos - volume 3 Sz.107 for piano
Béla Bartók
Mikrokosmos - volume 2 Sz.107 for piano
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Mikrokosmos - volume 2 Sz.107 for piano
Béla Bartók
Mikrokosmos - volume 1 Sz.107 for piano
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Mikrokosmos - volume 1 Sz.107 for piano
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