Born in Budapest (Hungary) in 1984, Márton Borsányi studied harpsichord, continuo playing, and historical improvisation at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater ‘Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy’ Leipzig and the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis, where he was taught by Nicholas Parle, Jesper Christensen, and Rudolf Lutz. In 2009, he held a scholarship at the Academia Montis Regalis in Mondovì (Italy). For many years, he has focused his musical endeavours on seventeenth-century keyboard music from German-speaking, Lutheran regions. Márton gives regular concert performances as a soloist and chamber musician, at the harpsichord as well as the organ. He is the organist at the Reformed Church in Oberwil (Basel Landschaft) and at the Roman-Catholic church of St Martin in Egerkingen. Between 2016 and 2019 he held a teaching appointment at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Graz. Since 2017 he teaches harpsichord specific organology at the Liszt academy in Budapest. Since 2018 he also teaches at the ISAEM Festival and masterclasses in Warsaw and organises the "PEMA" summer courses, since 2019 he teaches at MDW Vienna.
Languages: English, German, Hungarian
He is also an enthusiastic harpsichord and organ teacher with a huge interest and experience in organology and early music research. He has worked as a harpsichord expert and 'intonateuer' for Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music Budapest, Conservatory Ljubljana, Schola Cantorum Basiliensis Basel, Kunstuniversität Graz, for CD Recordings such as Bartók and Baroque - Helga Váradi Harpsichord, or 7 Toccatas by J. S. Bach - Eva Maria Pollerus Harpsichord and many more private customers in Hungary, Switzerland, Germany and Slovenia. As an 'intonateuer' Márton Borsányi also has more than 10 years of experience working with both real quills and delrin and also gives lectures on harpsichord maintenance and regulation.
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