Miklós Teleki, one of Professor Gábor Lehotka’s most talented students. Mr. Teleki already takes part in the training of young organ players himself and frequently gives concerts in Hungary and abroad. After having been awarded the Special Prize at the International Franz Liszt Competition in 1994 and having published two records, he has recently won the Annie Fischer Scholarship as well.
His master, Mr. Gabor Lehotka, Professor of the Hungarian Academy of Music, is one of the very few contemporary organ composers in the world.
The program of the concert is arranged specially for the organ of the Szent István Bazilika by Mr. Lehotka, and comprises works composed by the greatest masters of this instrument.
CV of Mr Miklós Teleki
Miklós Teleki, an artist of the organ, graduated from the Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest as one of Professor Gábor Lehotka’s students in 1995.
In September 1993 he was given a special award at the Ferenc Liszt International Organ Competition in Budapest. Between 1994 and 1998 Mr. Teleki worked as the organ and piano accompanist of the Men’s Choir of the Hungarian Army. In 1996 he was awarded by the Douwe Egberts Foundation, and he won an Annie Fischer Scholarship in 2000. Miklós Teleki attended David Titterington’s (London) master courses in 2002 and 2003, and he was a tutor at the Siófok International Organ Master Course for years. He has also given numerous first performances of the works of both Hungarian and foreign composers, and in 2006 he received an Artisjus Award. Since 2007 Mr. Teleki has been working as a teacher of the organ at the László Hermann music school in Székesfehérvár, and he was appointed the honorary organist of the Siófok Lutheran Church in 2011.
Miklós Teleki gives 50-60 concerts annually, many of which are performed at St. Stephen’s Basilica, Budapest, and he has played throughout Europe and in the USA. His solo CDs were released in 1994, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2011 and in 2014, and he also published a DVD titled Siófok – Fantasy in 2011.