Personality profile

Photo: Gabriel Szathmáry

Gabriel Szathmáry

11 Jun 1973 Bratislava

www.pressburgerquartett.sk

classical music
violin

Collaboration(s): Duo Szathmáry, Pressburger Quartett, Bratislava Hot Serenaders

Bio

Bio

1986 – 1993
Bratislava Conservatory (under Mária Karlíková)
1991 – 1992
member of the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra, headed by Claudio Abbado
1993 – 1998
Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava (under Anna Hölblingová and Ewald Danel)
1994 – 1995
member of the United Philharmonic Orchestra in Vienna, headed by Richard Edlinger
1994, 1995, 1997
summer academies organised by the Vienna Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, held in Semmering, studying solo and chamber music (under Eszter Perényi and Michael Frischenschlager)
1995
member of the Slovak Philharmonic, headed by Ondrej Lenárd
since 1997
co-founder and leader of the Pressburger Quartet
2000
soloist for the CLEP orchestra, headed by Jean-Marcel Kipfer
2000 – 2002
Conservatoire Supérieur de Paris – extra studies oriented towards solo, chamber, and orchestra playing (Suzanne Gessner – violin, Luc Héry – concert master classes); leader of the Quatuor International de Paris string quartet
since 2000
has worked with the Solamente Naturali ancient music ensemble, and also as a member of the string Szathmáry Duo (with his brother, Ladislav Szathmáry, on the cello)
since 2002
head of the second violin section and soloist for the Musica aeterna ancient music ensemble
2003
the summer academy of the Vienna Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, held in Reichenau, studying chamber playing – string quartet (Norbert Brainin – Amadeus Quartet; Sándor Devich and László Mezö – Bartók Quartet; Rainer Schmidt – Hagen Quartet; Milan Škampa – Smetana Quartet)
2005 – 2007
Vienna Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, postgraduate studies of chamber music – string quartet (Johannes Meissl – Artis Quartett Wien)
since 2005
member of the Solistes Européen Luxembourg symphony orchestra, headed by Jack-Martin Händler
2006
summer academy of the Vienna Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst, held in Reichenau, chamber playing – string quartet (Johannes Meissl, Peter Schuhmayer – Artis Quartett Wien; Sándor Devich – Bartók Quartet; Pavel Klusoň – Prague Quartet; Ferenc Rados)
 

Gabriel Szathmáry performed at many festivals at home and abroad, both as a member of chamber orchestras and as a soloist (the Salzburger Festspiele, the Bachfest in Leipzig, the Prague Spring, Young Prague, the Wien Modern, the Bachhét in Budapest, and more).

Bibliography

  • Sabo, Patrik: Musica sacro-profana slovaca
    2014 Hudobný život year 46, 2014, no. 11, p. 21
  • Šišková, Ingeborg: Nedeľné matiné v Mirbachovom paláci
    2009 Hudobný život 2009, no. 7-8, p. 3
  • Kačic, Ladislav: Anton Zimmermann: Missa pastoralis D dur [recenzia CD]
    2008 Hudobný život year 40, 2008, no. 1-2, p. 59
  • Urbančíková, Lýdia: Komorná hudba na Košickej hudobnej jari
    2007 Hudobný život year 39, 2007, no. 7-8, p. 13
  • Čížik, Vladimír: Mirbachovské matiné
    2006 Hudobný život 2006, no. 4, p. 10 – 11
  • Čížik, Vladimír: Mirbach
    2005 Hudobný život 2005, no. 4, p. 24 – 26
  • Glock, Wolfgang: Konzert im Hof der Schmiede Wettig
    2005 Mainzer Allgemaine Zeitung 28. 6. 2005
  • Čížik, Vladimír: Z mirbachovských matiné
    2003 Hudobný život 2003, no. 2, p. 18

Discography

  • Photo: Bratislava Hot Serenaders: Lonely Melody BRATISLAVA HOT SERENADERS: LONELY MELODY
    2014 CD – Fabart R158 0003-2-331

    1. Is It Gonna Be Long? 2. Lonely Melody 3. If I Had A Talking Picture Of You 4. I'm Crazy 'Bout My Baby 5. That’s What I like About You 6. There Ain't No Sweet Man That's Worth The Salt Of My Tears 7. When Summer Is Gone 8. Crazy Rhythm 9. I'll Be A Friend With Pleasure 10. You Took Advantage Of Me 11. Get Out And Get Under The Moon 12. Birmingham Bertha 13. Happy Feet 14. Rhapsody In Blue
    1. Bratislava Hot Serenaders, Juraj Bartoš (arr. : 2, 7, 8, 14), Ladislav Fanzowitz (arr. : 3, 10, 11, 13), Richard Fičor (arr. : 1, 4-6, 9, 12)
  • Photo:
    2009 CD – Music Centre Slovakia HC 10018-19
    1. Peter Zajíček (vn), Gabriel Szathmáry (vn), Ján Gréner (vl), Andrej Gál (vc), Peter Guľas (cmb), Musica aeterna
  • Photo: Anton Zimmermann : Missa pastoralis : Graduale : Offertorium ANTON ZIMMERMANN : MISSA PASTORALIS : GRADUALE : OFFERTORIUM
    2006 CD – Music Centre Slovakia HC 10014
    1. Anton Zimmermann: Missa pastoralis in D Major
      Musica aeterna, Peter Zajíček (vn), Martina Karnoková (vn), Vladimíra Grénerová (vn), Ivana Rohárová (vn), Gabriel Szathmáry (vn), Ľuboslav Nedorost (vn), Jana Gubková Černá (vn), Peter Vrbinčík (vl), Karin Kováčová (vl), Hana Fleková (vc), Andrej Gál (vc), Ján Krigovský (violone), Ján Prievozník (violone), Peter Guľas (org), Jana Semerádová (fl), Martina Mestická (fl), (tp), Kamila Zajíčková (s), Piotr Olech (a), Jaroslav Pehal (b), Zuzana Szabó (s), Karin Sandtnerová (a), Igor Valentovič (b), Marian Olszewski (t), Jaroslav Rouček (klarína), Karel Mňuk (klarína)
    2. Anton Zimmermann: Graduale in C Major
      Peter Zajíček (vn), Martina Karnoková (vn), Vladimíra Grénerová (vn), Ivana Rohárová (vn), Gabriel Szathmáry (vn), Ľuboslav Nedorost (vn), Jana Gubková Černá (vn), Peter Vrbinčík (vl), Karin Kováčová (vl), Hana Fleková (vc), Andrej Gál (vc), Peter Guľas (org), Jana Semerádová (fl), Martina Mestická (fl), Viktor Šuchter (tp), Kamila Zajíčková (s), Piotr Olech (a), Jaroslav Pehal (b), Musica aeterna, Marian Olszewski (t)
    3. Anton Zimmermann: Offertorium in D Major
      Peter Zajíček (vn), Martina Karnoková (vn), Vladimíra Grénerová (vn), Ivana Rohárová (vn), Gabriel Szathmáry (vn), Ľuboslav Nedorost (vn), Jana Gubková Černá (vn), Peter Vrbinčík (vl), Karin Kováčová (vl), Hana Fleková (vc), Andrej Gál (vc), Peter Guľas (org), Jana Semerádová (fl), Martina Mestická (fl), (tp), Kamila Zajíčková (s), Jaroslav Pehal (b), Piotr Olech (a), Marian Olszewski (t)
  • Photo: Stabat Mater STABAT MATER
    2006 CD – Musica Tyrnaviensis R68 003-2-231
    1. František Ignác Tůma: Stabat Mater
      Peter Zajíček (vn), Gabriel Szathmáry (vn), Lucia Krommer (vlg), Peter Guľas (org), Igor Herzog (te), Kamila Zajíčková (s), Petra Noskaiová (a), Marian Olszewski (t), Jaroslav Pehal (b), Helga Varga Bachová (s), Karin Sandtnerová (a), Andrej Rapant (t), Igor Valentovič (b), Musica aeterna, Vox aeterna
    2. Franz Josef Leonti Meyer von Schauensee: XXXII Antiphonae Marianae, opus V
      Peter Zajíček (vn), Gabriel Szathmáry (vn), Peter Šesták (vl), Lucia Krommer (vlg), Peter Guľas (org), Igor Herzog (te), Kamila Zajíčková (s), Musica aeterna
    3. Damasus Brosmann à Sancto Hieronymo: Vesperae pro Festo Annuntionis B.V.M.
      Peter Zajíček (vn), Ľubica Habart (vn), Martina Karnoková (vn), Gabriel Szathmáry (vn), Vladimíra Grénerová (vn), Jana Gubková Černá (vn), Lucia Krommer (vlg), Peter Guľas (org), Igor Herzog (te), Kamila Zajíčková (s), Petra Noskaiová (a), Marian Olszewski (t), Jaroslav Pehal (b), Helga Varga Bachová (s), Karin Sandtnerová (a), Andrej Rapant (t), Igor Valentovič (b), Ján Maretta (b), Musica aeterna, Vox aeterna
  • Photo: Vladimír Godár: Mater VLADIMÍR GODÁR: MATER
    2006 CD – Pavian Records PM 0024-2
    1. Vladimír Godár: Mother Stood
      Iva Bittová (vf), Solamente naturali, Gabriel Szathmáry (vn), Martina Karnoková (vn), Peter Guľas (cmb)
    2. Vladimír Godár: Ecce puer
      Iva Bittová (vf), Solamente naturali, Peter Guľas (cmb)
    3. Vladimír Godár: Magnificat
      Iva Bittová (vf), Bratislava Conservatory Choir, Solamente naturali, Gabriel Szathmáry (vn), Dušan Bill (zbm.), Martina Karnoková (vn), Peter Guľas (cmb)
    4. Vladimír Godár: Lullabies
      Iva Bittová (vf), Solamente naturali, Peter Guľas (cmb)
    5. Vladimír Godár: Regina coeli
      Iva Bittová (vf), Bratislava Conservatory Choir, Solamente naturali, Gabriel Szathmáry (vn), Dušan Bill (zbm.), Martina Karnoková (vn), Peter Guľas (cmb)
    6. Vladimír Godár: Maykomashmalon
      Iva Bittová (vf), Solamente naturali, Peter Guľas (cmb)
  • Photo: Anton Zimmermann: Symphonies ANTON ZIMMERMANN: SYMPHONIES
    2005 CD – Music Centre Slovakia HC 10001
    1. Anton Zimmermann: Symphony in C Major
      Musica aeterna, Peter Zajíček (vn)
    2. Anton Zimmermann: Symphony in E Major
      Musica aeterna, Peter Zajíček (vn)
    3. Anton Zimmermann: Sinfonia in G Major
      Musica aeterna, Peter Zajíček (vn)

Awards

  • The Gold Disc
    2003
  • Platinum Disk
    2002
  • Competition of Students Slovak Republic Conservatories
    1990, 1992 - laureate


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