Bodoky Gergely

Gergely Márk Bodoky was born in Budapest in 1973. He studied in Munich with Paul Meisen and András Adorján and graduated in 2000 with the “Meisterklassen-Diplom”, subsequently taking part in several masterclasses with Aurèle Nicolet in Sienna. Already during his studies he was a prizewinner of many competitions (such as the 1995 ARD Competition in Munich in and the Syrinx Flute Competition in Kobe). In 1997, Gergely Bodoky was appointed Principal Flute of the Hungarian National Philharmonic in Budapest. Since 1998, he has held the same position in the “Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin” under chief conductors Kent Nagano, Ingo Metzmacher and Tugan Sokhiev.

Gergely Bodoky is particularly interested in Early and New Music. From 2000 until 2002, he did a postgraduate course for traverse flute and historical performance practice at the Music Academy in Leipzig under Benedek Csalog and 2009 until 2011 he studied traverse flute with Christoph Hundtgeburth at the University of the Arts in Berlin. He also took part in courses given by Bart Kuijken. During his time in the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester he has worked with many leading composers of our day (including Karl-Heinz Stockhausen and George Benjamin) and has appeared as soloist under such conductors as Kent Nagano, Andrew Manze, and George Benjamin on tours in the USA and China as well and Europe.