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Pannon
Philharmonic

Pannon Philharmonic is a symphony orchestra in Pécs, a regional center of science, arts, including music. The predecessor of the today's ensemble was founded in 1811 by György Lickl, a Viennese composer. The orchestra of Pécs, boasting over 200 years of history, has been going through a spectacular improvement for one and a half decades, making it a dominant orchestra and brand of the country. Since 2010, Pannon Philharmonic has been a resident orchestra of the Kodály Centre, a concert hall boasting the best acoustics in Hungary. The orchestra has not only met success in Pécs; they had a series of sold-out performances in Budapest at the Béla Bartók National Concert Hall since the opening of the Müpa, and also performed in the most significant concert halls of European capitals from Zürich through Vienna to the Grand Concert Hall of the Berlin Philharmonic.
The head of the orchestra is Zsolt Horváth, a trumpet artist and economist graduated from the Vienna Music Academy and the University of Pécs respectively, who has been leading the Pannon Philharmonic for one and a half decades. The director, 15 years ago, set up the possible cornerstones of development within Hungary, studying the operational elements and structural features and market operation of European top-class symphony orchestras, and implemented the project with a professional management in accordance with the conscious company building of the respective art managements. The number of tickets sold by the band has been increased by more than a hundred times as compared to the number of pre-renewal period and the number of season tickets sold is more then five times more than earlier, while the art and professional prestige of Pannon Philharmonic stand out with the biggest domestic orchestras.
Zsolt Horváth
Earlier, Zsolt Hamar (2000-2009) and Zoltán Peskó (2009-2011) were the leaders of the orchestra’s art directors, and since 2011 Tibor Bogányi has been the chief conductor of Pannon Philharmonic. The orchestra has been working with András Vass, permanent conductor since 2009, while the first guest conductor was Zoltán Kocsis, director of the National Philharmonic Orchestra until 2016, who loved and respected the Pannon Philharmonic as his second orchestra for more than a decade.
The orchestra regularly works with the most prominent Hungarian artists, including Gergely Bogányi, Dezső Ránki, Miklós Perényi, István Várdai, Kristóf Baráti, Barnabás Kelemen, Erika Miklósa, Éva Marton, Gábor Tarkóvi, Péter Eötvös, Jenő Jandó, Dénes Várjon, György Vashegyi, Péter Frankl – for the mutual satisfaction of the parties involved. In addition to the independent concerts of the orchestra, Pannon Philharmonic has been regularly invited to the most important Hungarian festivals such as the Bartók Miskolc Plus Opera festival or the Budapest Spring Festival. For many years they have been a permanent partner of the Budapest Festival Orchestra Marathon series and one of the founders of the Armel Operafestival based on extensive international collaboration, where the orchestra have performed a number of award-winning productions.
The professional standards represented by Pannon Philharmonic and the management of European attitude is confirmed by internationally renowned artists, as the regular partners of the orchestra include such high-profile artists of the international music scene as Maxim Vengerov, Krzysztof Pendereczki, Leopold Hager, Mischa Maisky, Fazil Say, Roby Lakatos, Placido Domingo, José Carreras, Xavier de Maistre, Sharon Kam, Jonathan Cohen, Akiko Suwanai, Marie-Elisabeth Hecker, Andrej Gavrilov, Olari Elts, Gilbert Varga, Ivan Repusic, Riccardi Frizza, Dejan Lazić, and Nebojša Jovan Živković.
During their resident composer and soloist programs, they worked with such outstanding artists as Sándor Balassa, Levente Gyöngyössy, László Dubrovay, Gergely Bogányi, or Benjamin Schmid. The latter has made several CD recordings with the orchestra. Pannon Philharmonic is a regular co-production partner for Müpa, where they have performed with outstanding artists such as Jessica Pratt and Anja Harteros, and during the International Domingo Festival, they give joint summer concerts in Pécs with the opera singers of the New York Metropolitan Opera.
The orchestra offers programs for people of all ages, from the new-born to the elderly. It also attracts young people to its concerts by providing innovative projects to them, while its own Festival Choir also provides excellent performance worthy of international prizes in Baroque music. The orchestra, boasting excellent direct and personal relationship with its audience, is extremely popular in the capital, while it has also developed fruitful collaborations with the major economic operators, associations and institutions in the city of Pécs.
The orchestra was the Ambassador of Pécs 2010 to the European Capital of Culture program, and in the Armel Opera Competition and Festival in 2015 they were awarded with a special prize for their outstanding musical performance, while in 2016 they contributed to the opening performance of the award-winning Eötvös opera, and in 2017 they were involved in the staging of the performance winning the People's Choice Award of the festival. In the autumn of 2017, the Pannon Philharmonic and the Festival Choir of the Orchestra were honoured for the most prestigious production of the 47th Baroque Evenings in Varaždin.
Zenekar

Péter Solymosi

Péter Solymosi

trumpet, principal

The trumpet player, born in Szigetvár, started his musical studies in his hometown at the age of seven. He attended the State School of Music in Pécs, continuing his studies at the Pécs Secondary School of Art, then at University of Pécs, Faculty of Music and Visual Arts where he was taught by János Tamás and Károly Neumayer.

Since 1999 he has been working as a trumpet and chamber music teacher at the Pécs Secondary School of Art. He has been a trumpet teacher at the University of Pécs, Faculty of Music and Visual Arts since 2000. He won first place in the Jeunesses Musicales International Trumpet Competition in 2000, and second place in the Trumpet Competition of the Conservatories of Szeged and Debrecen in 2001. Taught by József Boros, he graduated from the University Of Szeged Faculty Of Music in 2002.

He started working as principal trumpet for the Symphony Orchestra of Pécs, later on the Pannon Philharmonic Orchestra. He has been the section leader since 2007. He was a scholarship holder at the Dresden Contemporary Music Festival in 2006. He is the founding member of the Pécs Mozart Orchestra. Between 1997 and 2003, he performed with the Pannon Brass. He has been entertaining the audience with the Symphonic Brass since 2003 then as the musician of the Philharmonic Brass.

He became ‘Musician of the Year’ in the 2006/2007 season of the Pannon Philharmonic Orchestra. He published his CD entitled ‘Trumpet Solo’ in 2010. He was accepted into the Universtiy of Pécs, Faculty of Music and Visual Arts Doctoral School in 2014.

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Zsolt Horváth

Zsolt Horváth

igazgató

András Vass

András Vass

zeneigazgatói asszisztens, karmester

Zoltán Buzási

Zoltán Buzási

gazdasági igazgató

Judit Németh

Judit Németh

művészeti főtitkár

Ákos Keresztény

Ákos Keresztény

vállalkozásvezető

Réka Balog

Réka Balog

produkciós vezető

Orsolya Graf

Orsolya Graf

marketing és kommunikációs vezető

Ildikó Bartosné Budvári

Ildikó Bartosné Budvári

értékesítési vezető

Adrienn Farkasné Szász

Adrienn Farkasné Szász

gazdaságiiroda-vezető

Diána Prantner

Diána Prantner

marketing menedzser

Eszter Tóth

Eszter Tóth

kommunikációs munkatárs

Kornél Lakatos

Kornél Lakatos

audiovizuális menedzser

Melinda Kővári

Melinda Kővári

programmenedzser

Blanka Tátrai

Blanka Tátrai

főjegypénztáros-értékesítési menedzser

Dorottya Szőts

Dorottya Szőts

jegypénztáros

Nikolett Teszlák

Nikolett Teszlák

jegypénztáros

Éva Hozbor

Éva Hozbor

zenekari felügyelő

László Gergely

László Gergely

zenekari felügyelő

Gábor Németh

Gábor Németh

kotta- és kelléktár vezető

Anna Csibrány

Anna Csibrány

HR menedzser

Fanni Kovács

Fanni Kovács

pénzügyi asszisztens

Lászlóné Végső

Lászlóné Végső

ügyviteli alkalmazott

Ivett Kopjár

Ivett Kopjár

igazgatói referens

György Nesz

György Nesz

műszaki munkatárs

Gyula Szabó

Gyula Szabó

műszaki munkatárs

Contact

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Ticket Office of Kodály Centre

Open:
Monday-Saturday:
10.00am – 6.00pm

Telephone:
+36 72/500-300 (EN)

cím

The Headquarters and Rehearsal Room of the Pannon Philharmonic

7622 Pécs,
Breuer Marcell sétány 4.

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