Béla Bánfalvi

Biography

Hungarian violinist Bela Banfalvi is the concertmaster for the Budapest Strings, often leading the ensemble from the violin when they perform without a conductor. He first studied at the Franz Liszt Music Academy in Budapest prior to joining the Budapest Strings. With this ensemble, Banfalvi tours widely, performing both standard repertoire as well as works by contemporary Hungarian composers. He has recorded concerti by Vivaldi and Albinoni, Read more mostly for the Laserlight, Cappricio, and Naxos labels. Read less
Browse 1-10 of 10 Available Recordings
  • 1.
    Dinner Classics
    Label: Profil   Catalog: 9063 Release Date: 01/25/2011   Number of Discs: 3
    Composer:  Luigi Boccherini,  Anton Rubinstein,  Edvard Grieg,  Felix Mendelssohn  ... 
    Performer:  Jénö Jandó,  János Bálint,  Deborah Sipkai,  Dénes Várjon  ... 
    Conductor:  Béla Bánfalvi,  Janos Kovács,  Emil Tabakov,  Pavel Urbanek  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna Mozart Ensemble
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  • 2.
    Vaughan Williams: Oboe Concerto, Ten Blake Songs / Lajos Lencses
    Label: Capriccio Records   Catalog: 5035 Release Date: 09/29/2009   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Ralph Vaughan Williams
    Performer:  Andreas Weller,  Lajos Lencsés
    Conductor:  Béla Bánfalvi
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest Strings
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  • 3.
    Enfants Classiques - Le Meilleur De Haendel
    Label: Children's Group   Catalog: 84397 Release Date: 10/18/2005   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  George Frideric Handel
    Performer:  Simon Lindley,  Balázs Szokolay,  Niklas Eklund,  Susanne Rydén  ... 
    Conductor:  Josef Kopelman,  Bradley Creswick,  Charles Medlam,  Richard Edlinger  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana,  Scholars Baroque Ensemble,  Northern Sinfonia  ... 
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    Nińos Clásicos - Lo Mejor De Handel
    Label: Children's Group   Catalog: 84403 Release Date: 10/18/2005   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  George Frideric Handel
    Performer:  Simon Lindley,  Balázs Szokolay,  Niklas Eklund,  Susanne Rydén  ... 
    Conductor:  Josef Kopelman,  Bradley Creswick,  Charles Medlam,  Richard Edlinger  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana,  Scholars Baroque Ensemble,  Northern Sinfonia  ... 
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  • 5.
    Handel: Organ Concertos, Op. 4 Nos. 1- 4, 6 / Banfalvi, Achim, Budapest Strings
    Label: Capriccio Records   Catalog: 71076 Release Date: 01/01/2005   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  George Frideric Handel
    Performer:  Erzsebet Achim
    Conductor:  Béla Bánfalvi
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest Strings
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  • 6.
    Classical Kids - The Best Of Handel
    Label: Children's Group   Catalog: 84382 Release Date: 10/19/2004   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  George Frideric Handel
    Performer:  Simon Lindley,  Susanne Rydén,  Niklas Eklund,  Zsolt Harsányi  ... 
    Conductor:  Josef Kopelman,  Bradley Creswick,  Charles Medlam,  Richard Edlinger  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana,  Scholars Baroque Ensemble,  Northern Sinfonia  ... 
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  • 7.
    Discover The Classics Volume 3 - The Concerto
    Label: Naxos   Catalog: 8554486-87 Release Date: 06/01/1999   Number of Discs: 2
    Composer:  Sir Arthur Bliss,  Erich Wolfgang Korngold,  Ludwig van Beethoven,  Gerald Finzi  ... 
    Performer:  Timothy Hugh,  Vera Tsu,  Stefan Vladar,  Robert Plane  ... 
    Conductor:  David Lloyd-Jones,  Long Yu,  Barry Wordsworth,  Howard Griffiths  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Northern Philharmonia,  Razumovsky Sinfonia,  Capella Istropolitana  ... 
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    The Best Of Handel
    Label: Naxos   Catalog: 8556665 Release Date: 01/02/1998   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  George Frideric Handel
    Performer:  Miroslav Kajmar,  Jozef Cejka,  Johann Aratore
    Conductor:  Josef Kopelman,  Bohdan Warchal,  Jaroslav Krcek,  Petr Skvor  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana,  Bratislava City Choir,  Handel Festival Chamber Orchestra  ... 
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  • 9.
    Cinema Classics 10
    Label: Naxos   Catalog: 556630 Release Date: 03/21/1995   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Franz Schubert,  Modest Mussorgsky,  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,  Sergei Prokofiev  ... 
    Performer:  Monika Leonhard,  Rainer Kussmaul,  Claus Kanngiesser,  John Dickie  ... 
    Conductor:  Daniel Nazareth,  Johannes Wildner,  Andrew Mogrelia,  Christian Brembeck  ... 
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Stuttgart Piano Trio,  Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra,  Capella Istropolitana  ... 
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  • 10.
    Vivaldi: Violin Concertos Op. 8
    Label: Naxos   Catalog: 8550189 Release Date: 02/15/1994   Number of Discs: 1
    Composer:  Antonio Vivaldi
    Performer:  Béla Bánfalvi
    Conductor:  Béla Bánfalvi
    Orchestra/Ensemble:  Budapest Strings
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