Renata Konyicska

Biography

After graduating from the Royal Academy of Music in July 2016, Hungarian pianist

Renata Kriszta Konyicska then completed her Advanced Postgraduate Diploma

at Birmingham Conservatoire where she was accepted with full scholarship. Her

professor was Pascal Nemirovski.   She is now a professional pianist living based in London.

She started studying music at the age of five with Adam Erna. At the age of ten, she

was accepted at the Special School for Exceptional Young Talents of the Franz Liszt

Academy of Music in Budapest, in the class of Zsuzsa Esztó. From 2010 to 2014 she

continued her musical studies at the same institute under the guidance of László

Baranyay, Márta Gulyás and Rita Wagner. She attained her Bachelors degree in Piano

with highest honours.

She has won many prizes in various piano competitions, including first prize at the

Zlatko Grgosevic Piano Competition in Croatia, first prize at the Cittá di Gorizia

Competition in Italy, first prize at the Smetana Piano Competition in the Czech

Republic, third prize at the International Piano Competition for Young Musicians in

the Netherlands, and the Concerto Competition Prize at ISA festival in Austria. She

was the winner of the inaugural European Union sponsored Talent Support

Competition at Liszt Academy in Budapest.

She has performed recitals and chamber music concerts in UK, France, Spain,

Poland, Austria and Hungary in festivals such as Prussia Cove, Nuits Classiques

Megève, Festival de Piano Classique Biarritz, Encuentro de Musica y Academia de

Santander, Internationale Sommerakademie der ISA Reichenau, and Liszt Week

Esztergom where she is invited to play every year since the festival was initiated in

2008.

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