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Edit Klukon & Dezso Ranki

  • Piano Duo

Biography

Edit Klukon & Dezso Ranki: Dezsô Ránki was also born and educated in Budapest. Since winning the prestigious Schumanncompetition in Germany in 1969 he has performed concerts all throughout Europe, America, and Japan. He has played with such renowned orchestras as the Berlin Philharmonic, the London Philharmonic, the BBC Symphony, the Concertgebouw, and the NHK and has worked with famous conductors such as Maazel, Mehta, Solti, and Kondrashin.

 

Edit Klukon and Dezs┼Ĺ Ránki started performing together in 1985. Both pianists became very interested in the wonderful world of the piano repertory written by the greatest composers for piano four-hands and two pianos. Now they regularly perform about ten to fifteen duets a year. Two of their most interesting productions were Liszt’s unpublished two-piano version of his own Faust-symphony and Liszt’s transcription of Beethoven’s Symphony Nr. 9 for two pianos. They have most notably performed in the following cities: Salzburg, Torino, Milan, Munich, Paris, London, Lisbon, Las Palmas, the Festival in Lucerne, and Sao Paulo. Works by Satie and Liszt are featured on their latest CD recording.