The HAYDN BARYTON TRIO BUDAPEST was founded by Kakuk Balázs in 1980 with the intention to revive Joseph Haydn's almost 200 compositions for baryton - an original instrument of Prince Esterházy Miklós, the Magnificent - in order to perform the pieces in authentic and original instrumentation.
The Ensemble plays all Barytontrios from Haydn as well as quintets, octets and the barytondivertimenti from other composers of the Esterházy circle.
Film music records, TV-production's, concert tours worldwide.
Kakuk Balázs, violoncello, viola da gamba and barytongamba artist, professor for cello and chamber music at Franz Liszt Music Academy and Béla Bartók Conservatory in Budapest.
As member of the Baroque Quartet Collegium Musicum Budapest he was winner of the competition of "Festival van Vlaanderen" in Brügge in 1978.
Besides the modern cello he plays all the viols sopran, alt, tenor and bass in originalmensur as well as the 17 string Barytongamba.
Prof. Kakuk is a founder and leader of HAYDN BARYTON TRIO BUDAPEST.
Worldwide several solo and chamber music concerts, radio, television and CD recordings.
A well-known specialist of early music in authentic instruments who has widespread engagement by international music congress, professor of master classes in Hungary and in foreign countries, adjudicator of prominent music competitions.
Kakuk Anna Magdaléna obtained a violin artist diploma in 2006. As a violinist, viola soloist, chamber musician and orchestra member she gave concerts in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, England, Netherlands, Luxemburg, Denmark, France, Slovakia, Italy and Croatia.
In Budapest she is a permanent performer and contributor of the series "Music at Lunch Time" in the BANKCENTER, founder and artistic leader of the Caprice Quartet.
In addition she teaches at the Aelia Sabina Conservatory.
Since 2003 she has been playing in the HAYDN BARYTON TRIO BUDAPEST.
Kaszanyitzky András received a violoncello artist diploma in 1998 at Franz Liszt Music Academy. Winner of several home and foreign competitions. In 1996 he was awarded prize second of Popper Cello Competition in Budapest. He played in the Somogyi Quartet, Sándor Frigyes Chamber Orchestra, Erkel Ferenc Chamber Orchestra, and in London City Opera.
Permanent member of the Weiner-Szász Chamber Symphony Orchestra and the HAYDN BARYTON TRIO BUDAPEST. Concerts in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, France, England, Netherlands, Slovakia, Scotland, USA, China and Thailand.