Csaba Kutnyánszky

Date of birth: 1967, Pécs
Occupation: teacher, conductor
First musical appearance: at the age of 10 in a pioneer wind orchestra.

- concert: Haydn’s The Creation in the Cathedral of St. Francis in Assisi (1989, Pécs Chamber Choir) and the Christmas Concert in Marseille Cathedral (2007, UniCum Laude)
- travel: the concert-tours in Iceland and Taiwan

- composer: Claudio Monteverdi, Béla Bartók
- singer: David Thomas
- recordings: Palestrina (The Hilliard Ensemble), Monteverdi: Books of madrigals (Consort of Musicke), J.S. Bach: Das Wohltemperierte Klavier (András Schiff), (and of course Bach with the German Brass or with Jacques Loussier too), The Paul Johnson Praise Singers: Majestic Praise, and some else.
- writer: nowadays Alessandro Baricco
- film: Il postino (The Postman)
- director: Pedro Almodóvar

Hobby: maybe, one day building a Japanese garden

He graduated from Janus Pannonius University in 1990, majoring in mathematics, and music, he then received diploma in theory of music and choral conducting at Liszt Academy of Music. With a scholarship, he made researches at the University of Bologna in 1998.

He has attended several master-courses. In 2005, he received his DLA degree at Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest.

Now, he teaches at Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest.

He conducts the Female Chamber Choir of Pécsvárad, and up to 2008 the Vox Medicata Mixed Choir of the Medical Faculty of the University of Pécs. With the latter one, he has produced several radio recordings, and won first prizes on five international contests.

He sang solo in Monteverdi’s Vespro, J.S: Bach: Cantata No. 106, and Magnificat, Händel: Psalm 42, Mendelssohn: Magnificat, Kodály: Missa Brevis, Ramirez: Missa Criolla.

Since 2009 he has been the leader of the choir conducting masterclass of the Reneissance and Baroque Days in Keszthely. In 2011, he was the chairman of the Artistic Committee of the 6th International Competition for Young Choral Conductors in Budapest.

He is a member of the Committee of Arts of the Association of Hungarian Choirs and Orchestras (KÓTA), and the International Kodály Society (IKS).