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Zsombor Németh

musicologist, bassoonist

Zsombor Németh graduated from the Liszt Academy with a bachelor’s and master’s degree (2013) in musicology, and also obtained a diploma as an artist-teacher (2014). Since 2015, he has been participating in the doctoral school of the Liszt Academy, the planned title of his dissertation is “Ferenc Farkas and the Kurucs”. Since September 2017, he has been a young research fellow at the Bartók Archives of the Institute of Musicology. In addition to the oeuvre of Béla Bartók and Ferenc Farkas, his other research areas include the music life in Hungary in the 20th century, western art music of the 17–18th centuries and its reception in the 19–20th centuries, and issues of musical notation. In parallel with his studies in musicology, he graduated as a violin teacher in 2014, and then in 2015–2018 he received a master’s degree in Historical Violins from the Department of Early Music at the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna. Since 2012, he is the artistic director of the Simplicissimus Ensemble, focusing on the music of the 17–18th centuries using period instruments.