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Károly Binder


Pianist, composer, university teacher appointed to a chair. Internationally acclaimed musician, he vows his talent to new trends, alternative musical cultures and composition technique as well as improvisation systems without forgetting his own musical roots. Concerts, workshops: London Royal Festival Hall, Hambourg, Berlin, Frankfurt, Stockholm, Amsterdam, Helsinki, Copenhagen, Köln, Vienna, Athens, Ankara, Cairo, Duisburg, Essen, Freiburg, etc. He has recorded more than a hundred pieces for piano, orchestra and chamber music as well as 34 feature movie soundtracks and theatre pieces. He was awarded the following prizes: First Prize of the International Jazz Meeting of Piano Kalisz in 1981; First Prize of the Jazz Meeting of Hungarian Radio in 1986; eMeRTon Prize for the Best Soloist in 1989; Album of the Year in 1991: Binder-Shotham: Dance-Music Ferenc Erkel Prize in 2003. Since the beginning of his carrier, he has been recording 41 albums.