Marton KISS


Born in 1992, Szombathely, Hungary as the first child of a musician family, he started to play the piano very early, at the age of 6. After early competition prizes and success at concerts he met with Lioudmilla Satz in Graz, Austria in 2003 and studied in her class for special young talents at Kunstuniversität Graz in the next 8 years. In 2010 he continued his studies as a regular student, in the class of Milana Chernyavska, Balázs Szokolay and Ayami Ikeba. After finishing the bachelor and master degree, as a postgradual education he got accepted to the Schola Cantorum in Paris, in the class of Maurizio Moretti. Since then, he is working together with the italian pianist.

He is working as a classical pianist, teacher and accompanist in Hungary and Austria, with invitations from all around Europe, including Germany, Italy, Spain, France and Poland. He performs regularly in Hungary and in the nearby countries at exhibition openings, youth concerts, benefit concerts and other public occasions.

In 2022 he published his first CD with Da Vinci Edition, with piano works from Mihaly Mosonyi, titled "Puszta Life”.

His repertoire collects the biggest, most popular works, especially from Liszt, Rachmanyinov, Tschaikowsky, Chopin, Ravel, Bartók and Gershwin, solo and concert works. 


Early competitions and concerts

Prima la Musica Competition Austria – Bösendorfer Award, in 2001 and 2003

Mozart Piano Competition – Budapest – Absolute First Prize in 2003

First concerts in Budapest, Szombathely and Miskolc

Mozart Piano Competition – Brno – Third Prize in 2004

Concert with Nikolaus Harnoncourt in Vienna in 2005

Munich Piano Competition – Third Prize, First Prize of Audience, First Prize of Jury of Young Talents, in 2007

Usti nad Labem ( Czech Republic) Piano Competition – First Prize, Liszt Special Prize in 2007

Kiss Sándor Prize of the Rotary Club Hungary in 2009


Competitions of the university years and after

Finalist of the Yamaha Piano Competition in 2011

Concert tour in Austria and Hungary : Liszt-year in 2011

Finalist of the Aarhus (Denmark) Piano Competition in 2013

Junior Prima Prize Hungary in 2015

Finalist of the Forum per Tasti Piano Competition in Slovakia in 2015

Rosario Marciano Piano Competition Vienna – 2nd Prize in 2016

Reggio Emilia (Italy) Piano Competition – 2nd Prize in 2017

Flame Competition Paris – 2nd Prize in 2019

In 2020 and 2021 he won several first and second prizes, in Spain, Italy, Germany and Russia.