Early Keyboard Instruments
The Hungarian organist, harpsichordist and pianist, Miklós Spányi, studied harpsichord and organ at the Ferenc Liszt Music Academy with Ferenc Gergely and János Sebestyén. He continued his studies at the Royal Flemish Conservatory (Koninklijk Vlaams Muziekconservatorium) in Antwerp with Jos van Immerseel and at the Hochschule für Music in Munich with Hedwig Bilgram. He has won first prize at international harpsichord competitions in Nantes (1984) and Paris (1987).
Miklós Spányi has given concerts in most European countries as soloist on five different historical keyboard instruments (organ, harpsichord, fortepiano, clavichord, tangent piano), as well as playing continuo with various chamber groups and baroque orchestras. He has been artistic director of the Hungarian Baroque orchestra Concerto Armonico, founded in 1983. He has recorded an extensive discography for different labels as soloist and with his orchestra.