Mozar, Schumann and Brahms in the hands of the great Hungarian virtuoso Dezsö Ranki

Dezsö Ranki

It is one of the best Hungarian pianists of his generation with András Schiff Y Zoltán Kocsis, along with an old acquaintance of Cycle Great Performers Foundation Scherzo. In this 23rd season, Dezsö Ranki returns to the Auditorio Nacional to offer a concert next 24 April in which he will perform works of Mozart (Sonata K.570 in B flat major), and two of the great masters of Romanticism, one of his favorite periods. If trata Schumann (Humoreske op.20) y Brahms (Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel op.24).

Ranki is a renowned interpreter of classical repertoire (Mozart, Beethoven), Romantic (Schubert, Schumann) and contemporary (Bartók, Kurtág). With a great international career, usually it operates in the most prestigious concert halls in Europe, Japan and America, in cities like London (Queen Elisabeth y Wigmore Hall), Paris (Châtelet, City Theater), Amsterdam (Concertgebouw), Berlin, Vienna (Wiener Festwochen), Milan, San Francisco, Montreal y Toronto. Ranki is invited regularly to the most important festivals in the world, among which are those of Lucerne, Ascona, Prague Spring, Weimar, Montpellier, Barn Meslay, Roque d’Anthéron, Folle Journée in Nantes is Tokyo, Romantic Festivals of Nohant there Lockenhaus, among others.

This pianist studied at the Franz Liszt Academy with Pal Kadosa and won the First Prize Robert Schumann 1969. Since then, He has given concerts in most European countries, America and Japan. It also acts internationally renowned orchestras, including the Berlin Philharmonic included, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, London Philharmonic, English Chamber Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, Warsaw Philharmonic, Orchester National de France, NHK de Tokyo, Konzerthausorchester Berlín, Deutsche Radio Philharmonie, Budapest Festival Orchestra Orchestra are Royal Philharmonic of Liege, among other. He has also shared the stage with conductors such as Zubin Mehta, Kurt Sanderling, Jeffrey Tate, Frans Brüggen, Ivan Fischer, Lorin Maazel, Daniele Gatti, Zoltán Kocsis, Antoni Wit, Douglas Boyd y Nikolaj Znaider.

He recently made a tour of recitals and performances with the Symphony Orchestra of Tokyo in Japan. During the last season he has performed with the Orchester National de France, bajo la batuta de Daniele Gatti, y con Stuttgart chamber orchestra, under the direction of Matthias Foremny. Some of his engagements included performances with the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Karel Mark Chichon along with the Orchester National Montpellier on the orders of Michael Schønwandt, as well as recitals in Roque d'Anthéron and another tour of Japan last November.

Dezsö Ranki has recorded for Teldec labels, Quint Records and Denon. His interpretation of studies op.10, Chopin, It was awarded the Grand Prix de l'Académie Charles-Cros. His recording of microcosm, Bela Bartok de, for Teldec, He won great critical acclaim. Ranki also acts in recitals for two pianos and piano four hands with Edit Klukon. His last recording on CD includes works by Satie and Liszt.

This will be the fourth concert of the 23rd season of Great Performers Series of the Scherzo Foundation, It has scheduled nine concerts this time along 2018. further, Gustavo Dudamel, which garnered a huge, resounding success in the previous season- returns to the cycle with an extraordinary concert in front of the Mahler Chamber Orchestra. Between January and December 2018, experienced pianists, como Mitsuko Uchida, Grigori Sokolov, Radu Lupu a Murray Perahia, They will share the stage with young and prominent artists as Yuja Wang, Benjamin Grosvernor o Jan Lisiecki.

The ticket price is set from the 25 euros. Young people under 26 years may attend concerts 10 euros going to the National Auditorium box office half an hour before the start of the concert. Throughout more than two decades of life of this cycle sponsored by El País and Cadena Ser, They have acted almost a hundred pianists in more than 200 concerts. These figures have become one of the best cycles of its kind in Europe.


National Music Auditorium, 19:30 hours

  1. A. MOZART

Sonata in B flat major K.570


Humoreske op.20


Variations and Fugue on a Theme by Handel op.24