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Jakob Koranyi


Born in 1983 in Stockholm, Jakob Koranyi has toured the world extensively as a soloist and chamber musician. Due to the acute state of the climate crisis Jakob made the decision in 2019 not to accept assignments that require him to travel by air until an environmentally compatible way of doing so is found. Jakob is now touring Europe by train as well as teaching at the royal Academy of Music in Stockholm.

Koranyi has performed Bach’s Cello Suites nos. 1 and 5 at the Helsingborgs Konserthus in association with Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra. His return to a number of festivals including the Kammermusikkforening Festival Alta in Norway, the Festival Piano Biennale in The Netherlands, the Delft Chamber Music Festival and the Rovigo Cello City Festival.

Koranyi collaborates with distinguished musicians such as Elisabeth Leonskaja, Liza Ferschtman, Yura Lee, Simon Crawford-Phillips and Juho Pohjonen and has appeared in chamber music concerts alongside such international stars as Vilde Frang, Yuri Bashmet, Kirill Troussov, Kim Kashkashian, Leonidas Kavakos, Misha Maisky, Daniel Hope, Martin Fröst, Lawrence Power, Julian Rachlin and Denis Kozukhin. Each season Koranyi enjoys multiple festival appearances, which have included the Cleveland Chamber Festival, Kempten Festival at Dijon, Verbier Festival, Schloss Elmau, the Amsterdam Cello Biennale, Zutphen Cello Festival, Delft Chamber Music Festival, Peamarsh Chamber Music Festival, Danish String Quartet Festival, concerts at the International Chamber Music Festival in Stavanger, Martin Fröst’s Vinterfest and the Båstad and Gotland Chamber Music festivals. He is also a regular performer with the Chamber Music Society of the Lincoln Center in New York.

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