András Adorján (flautist)

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András Adorján [ ˈɒndraːʃ ˈɒdorjaːn ] (born September 26, 1944 in Budapest ) is a Hungarian flautist .


Adorján moved with his family from Hungary to Denmark in 1956 , where he studied dentistry in Copenhagen until 1968 and then music . The Swiss flautist Aurèle Nicolet was one of his teachers at the Freiburg University of Music . Adorján won two prizes in music competitions and in 1987 became professor at the Cologne University of Music . He works both as an orchestral and chamber musician (e.g. in the Munich Bach Collegium). Adorján made over 50 records and CDs. He has been based in Munich since 1974. He is the chairman of the German Flute Society. V. and was full professor of flute at the Munich Music Academy from 1996 to 2011 . One of his students is Jens Josef . His wife Marianne Henkel-Adorján also teaches as honorary professor for flute at the Munich University of Music and Theater. His daughter Johanna Adorján (* 1971) is a journalist and writer.


  • Jacob Gade Prize , Copenhagen 1968
  • Premier Grand Prix at the Concours International de Flûte , Paris 1971

Individual evidence

  1. Short biography ANDRÁS ADORJÁN ( Memento from February 2, 2014 in the Internet Archive )