Peter Frankl

Peter Frankl

Pianist Peter Frankl has been on the international circuit since the 1960s and has performed with many of the world`s greatest orchestras and conductors, including Abbado, Boulez, Haitink, Maazel, Masur, Solti and Szell. He has appeared in all five continents and has been a regular participant at International Festivals, such as the Edinburgh, Cheltenham, Aldeburgh, Verbier, Kuhmo, Santander, Casals in Prades, Naantali, Marlboro, Ravinia, Aspen, Norfolk, Yellow Barn and, in London, at the BBC Promenade Concerts.

In addition to his solo career, he is equally in demand as a chamber musician, performing with soloists, string quartets and various ensembles. His vast recording output includes the complete piano works by Schumann and Debussy, Brahms Piano Concertos, Violin Sonatas and Trios, Mozart Piano Concertos, Schumann, Brahms, Dohnanyi, Dvorak and Martinu Piano Quintets, Hungarian Violin Sonatas and many solo albums. He has been on the jury of several International Piano Competitions, such as Van Cliburn, Rubinstein, Marguerite Long, Leeds, Clara Haskil, Queen Elizabeth, Hong Kong, Shanghai and twice as chairman in Cleveland. Peter Frankl is the recipient of the Order of Merit and Middle Cross of the Hungarian Republic. He is on the faculty of Yale University and Honorary Professor of the Liszt Academy in Budapest.

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