Imre DANI (Hungary)

Imre Dani started his studies of music when he was six years old and continued them in Zoltán Kodály Secondary Music School of Kecskemét, where his teacher was Mária Radványi. In 2010 he became the student of Franz Liszt Academy of Music Budapest, here his piano professors were Balázs Szokolay and András Kemenes, while he studied chamber music as well with professors Márta Gulyás, Gábor Csalog and Rita Wagner. During his years spent studying at the Liszt Academy he reached great heights: in 2011 he won a Yamaha scholarship, and in 2014 he finished first at the 21st Johannes Brahms International Competition. In the same year, he and four fellow students formed the chamber music-playing Weiner Ensemble, and they have drawn attention to themselves because of their unusual instrumental line-up and quirky choice of programmes: at the Orlando International Chamber Music Competition staged in August 2016 they took the bronze medal. Imre Dani finished his masters degree in 2015, since when he has had a string of professional successes, culminating in first prize at the 26th International Chopin Competition in Rome in 2016.

Zsuzsanna HOMOR (Hungary)

Having first performed in the great hall at the age of eight, Zsuzsanna Homor later received her diploma in piano performance from the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music (Budapest) in the year 2000. She then went on to complete her doctorate (DLA - Doctor Liberarium Artium) in 2008. Her proffesors were István Lantos and Balázs Szokolay. Zsuzsanna is currently a member of the Liszt Academy alumni.

Throughout her career, Zsuzsanna has successfuly participated in many national, and international competitions, courses and festivals. Of these, the most notable was winning 1st prize at the Andor Földes Piano Competition in 1998, winning the Bartók Prize in 1999 at the „Prag-Wien-Budapest” International Festival, and receiving the Annie Fischer Scholarship for performance in 2002-2003.

Zsuzsanna regularly performs in her native Hungary as well as abroad, both as a soloist and chamber-musician. In 2007 she participated in several concerts throughout Europe, and in 2009 she was invited to perform in the USA. Zsuzsanna is also highly sought after as an accompanist on courses and competitions worldwide.

Having a very wide repertoire of both solo and chamber music, Zsuzsanna is also very open to exploring and performing contemporary pieces.

Zsuzsanna Homor released her first recording with Hungaroton Records in 2005.

Katalin SARKADY (Hungary)

Katalin Sarkady was born in Debrecen into a family of musicians. She began her musical studies at the age of four, and later attended the Kodály Zoltán Musical Trade School where alongside with piano studies she also finished composing courses. She won her first diploma in the Debrecen College of Musical Arts, as the student of Kálmán Illés. She got her second diploma from the Budapest Musical Academy as the disciple of Zoltán Kocsis, and in the same year she became the private tutor of the Hungarian National Opera House, and the music teacher of singers and also the Cello and the brass instruments division at the Musical Academy. Currently she teaches at the Liszt Ferenc University of Musical Arts and the Weiner Leó Musical Trade School. She is often invited to play in orchestras and has given solo and background performances at numerous events both international and domestic. She helped many different courses all over Europe, e.g. Switzerland, Finland, Austria, Germany and Italy. She has been a special invitee of the Young Musicians' Summer Academy in Debrecen for many years. Because of all her achievements and respect within the musical area she is a regular invitee of the most significant events held in Hungary and an essential part of Europe. She has taken part in 3 CD recordings.