Miklós Maros - composer


Biography
 
 
1943 born in Pécs, son of Rudolf Maros, composer and Klára Molnár,
      violinist. Studies at the Béla Bartók Music Conservatoire in Budapest
      with Rezsö Sugár

1963-67 composition studies at the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music in  
      Budapest with Ferenc Szabó

1968-72 composition studies at the College of Music in Stockholm with
      Ingvar Lidholm and György Ligeti
 
1971-73 Composition teacher at the Stockholm secondary school of 
      music in Stockholm

1971-78 Teacher at the Electronic Music Studio in Stockholm (EMS)

1976-80 Lecturer in electronic music at the College of Music
      in Stockholm

1980-81 Scholarship at the Berliner Künstlerprogramm/DAAD in
      Berlin (West) (Berlin Artist's Program)

1981- Freelance composer

1990- Lifetime-Artists’ Award of the Swedish Government

2004  Christ Johnson Music Prize

2013  Rosenberg Prize

1971 Performances in London (ISCM - World music days 1971), 
       Zagreb (Biennale 1971), concert and broadcast performances in
       Scandinavia, Europe, the USA, Canada, South America, Asia
       and Australia

 
Also active as a conductor of his own chamber orchestra, the
      Maros Ensemble, as he formed 1972 , together with his wife, the 
      singer Ilona Maros, and has, among other works, performed ca. 150
      premieres of contemporary music in Scandinavia, the Netherlands,
      Austria, Hungary and Germany.

Besides the Maros Ensemble, has directed a.a. the following ensembles
     and orchestras: : Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra,
     Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, Budapest Symphony Orchestra,
     Györ Philhamonic Orchestra, Komorni Ansambl Europhonie Zagreb,
     Regionmusiken in Sweden, Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra,      
     Kammersveit Reykjavikur, Umeå Sinfonietta
     

1975-80 Member of the board of the Society of Swedish composers
1981-91 Vice-president of the Society of Swedish composers
 

1998 Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Music