György Vashegyi - chief music director

György Vashegyi graduated from Budapest’s Liszt Academy in 1993 with a degree in conducting. He participated in several master classes with Helmuth Rilling and John Eliot Gardiner, whose influence led to his interest in historically informed performance. He spent the years from 1994 through 1997 engaged in postgraduate studies with John Toll at the Dresden Academy of Early Music, and was also greatly influenced by the work of the fortepiano specialist Malcolm Bilson and the violinist Simon Standage.

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