László Borsódy

After finishing the Béla Bartók Music Conservatorium in Budapest, he continued his studies at the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, where he received his diploma of Trumpet Artist. In 1988 he won the scholarship of Soros Foundation of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences; he studied early music at the Royal Conservatory of Hague in Netherland, with. P.Masseurs, S.Williams, S.Kuijken, and Fr. Bruggen. Presently he performs and records CDs as soloist and chamber musician with variety of early music ensembles. Since 1989 as member of the Pro Arte Serenissima Chamber Orchestra (Italy) he performs in European countries such as Austria, Germany, Italy, France, Belgium, Spain, The Nederlands, England and also in Israel. In 1989 he was guest soloist of Edward H. Tarr’s CD recording of „The Emperor’s Trumpet”(Editio Christophorus). Since 1990 he has been recording and performing with early music ensembles like Capella Savaria, Concerto Armonico and Orfeo. In 1991 he founded the Sonatores Pannoniae, which he also leads. In 1992 he lectured on the „history of musical instruments” at the Hungarian National Museum, and participated as soloist in concerts directed by the Italian organist Agostino Bortot. He also appeared as soloist in the musicial programmes of the 1992 Sevilla World Fair, in Spain. In 1993, he toured Europe performing the solo trumpet part of J. S. Bach’s 2nd Brandenburg Concerto. In 1994, he appeared as soloist with the Budapest Festival Orchestra, directed by Iván Fischer. In 1996 he recorded Telemann’s Solo Cantatas on CD, for Hungaroton Classica. In 1997, he gave concerts in Argentina and taught Baroque trumpet performance technique in Buenos Aires. Between 2003-2004, he recorded two CDs with his ensemble Sonatores Pannoniae, for Hungaroton (Venice Polyphony). He teaches at master courses in Brazil (Campos do Jordao), South Korea (Jeju), and the Czech Republic (Valtice, Holešov), since 2010. In 2013 he appeared as soloist  in Handel’s Fireworks Music, conducted by Jordi Savall at the Styriarte Festival (Austria).