BUDAPEST FESTIVAL HORN QUARTET
Miklós Nagy, László Rákos, László Gál, Tibor Maruzsa
The Budapest Festival Horn Quartet was founded in 1993. In 1995 the Quartet was awarded 2nd prize in the 4th International Brass Competition of Passau ( Germany ).
Besides a number of other festivals, Budapest Festival Horn Quartet has already participated in these events.
2001 Guebwiller (F) International Brass Competition – Special guest of the Gala Concert
2001 Paris (E) Sorbonne concert series
2004 Valencia (E) 36th International Horn Symposium
2006 Montbéliard (F) Festival Eurocuivres
2007 Debrecen (H) 30th International Brass Competition – Special guest
2009 Montbéliard (F) Festival Eurocuivres
2010 Lieksa Brass Week (FI)
2010 Fredener Musiktage (D)
2012 Mindelzeller Horntage (D)
2014 London (GB) 46th International Horn Symposium
2016 Tianjin (CN) JINBAO the Second International Musical Festival
Their first CD „Cornologia” was released in 1996 by Hungaroton Classic. Their second CD „Cornologia 2(000) was released in 2000 by Hungaroton Classic too. Both of the albums were favourable reviewed in Europe and overseas.
Miklós Nagy is solo horn of the Orchestre Philharmonique du Luxembourg. László Rákos,László Gál and Tibor Maruzsa are members of the Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra. Their repertoire fully embraces the pieces composed for horn quartet and includes numerous arrangements of compositions ranging from Baroque to contemporary music.