András Keller

András Keller has enjoyed a varied career as soloist, concertmaster and chamber musician at the highest international level. 

His early studies at the Ferenc Liszt Academy in Budapest led to many collaborations with György Kurtág, whose works he has been premiering and performing worldwide since 1978.

He has also enjoyed working intensively with Ferenc Rados and, until his death, Sándor Végh.
András Keller founded the Keller String Quartet in 1987, and has since given master classes and concerts throughout the world. He is regular coach at Aix-en-Provence Festival, returning guest of Norfolk Chamber Music Festival and IMS Prussia Cove. As both chamber musician and soloist, he has appeared in every European country, playing in many prestigious venues and festivals, including Edinburgh, Lucerne, Aldeburgh, Schleswig Holstein and the BBC Proms. Outside Europe, András Keller has been invited to both Carnegie Hall and the Lincoln Center, New York, the Washington Library of Congress and many cities in Japan,China, Korea. During his career he has worked with world-renowned artists including Mstislav Rostropovich, Natalia Gutman, Boris Pergamenschikow, Tabea Zimmerman, Truls Mørk, Zoltán Kocsis, Miklós Perényi, Gidon Kremer, Kim Kashkashian, Evgeni Koroliov, Boris Berezovsky, Alexander Lubimov, Juliane Banse, Anna Vinnitskaya, Vadim Repin, Isabelle Faust and Steven Kovacevic. András Keller has won numerous awards including a MIDEM Classical Award, the Deutsche Schallplattenpreis, a Record Academy Award in Japan, the Grand Prix de l’Académie Charles Cros in France, the Caecilia Prize in Belgium, and he received a UK nomination for the Royal Philharmonic Society Award. He also received Edison Award and Premio Abbiati besides Merit Artist of Hungary, Liszt Prize and Bartók-Pásztory Prize. András Keller was the Artistic Director of the Arcus Temporum Festival in Pannonhalma between 2004-2010, and was appointed Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of Concerto Budapest Symphony Orchestra in August 2007. Since then, Concerto Budapest has earned its well-deserved reputation as one of the most respected Hungarian touring orchestra. He was the founder and the artistic director of International Sándor Végh String Quartet Competition.

Between 2012-2015, András Keller was head of Chamber Music Department in Liszt Academy of Music.

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