Dóra Pétery was born in Budapest. She studied organ performance at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music, obtaining her bachelor’s degree with a qualification of ”excellent”. From 2001 to 2003 she studied at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki with Miklós Spányi and was the first student in the history of the Academy to have the clavichord as her main subject. From 2005 to 2008, she was a student in Hans-Ola Ericsson’s concert organist class at the Musikhögskolan in Pitea, Sweden. For a short period her studies were supported by the Eötvös Fellowship. At the moment she is a doctoral student at the Liszt F. Academy of Music in Budapest. During her years in Finland (2001-2007), she taught keyboard instruments at the Oulu Conservatory and the Oulu Polytechnik. She also taught clavichord playing at the Tokaj International Summer Academy.
Ms. Pétery performs recitals regularly as a soloist and in different chamber music formations on the organ, clavichord, harpsichord and piano. Her repertoire extends from the Renaissance to the Contemporary period and also includes experimental music. She has premiered several works by different composers. She has also participated in the O. Messiaen Festival (Stockholm) and recorded for the Swedish and Hungarian radios. Since 2010, she is artistic director of the Budapest Clavichord Days. Currently, she is the organist of the Csillaghegy Lutheran Church in Budapest.
Geelvinck Fortepiano Festival 2015:
Op 13 oktober 2015 treedt Dóra Pétery op samen met Anna Maria McElwain in een recital op twee klavichords in Museum Geelvinck met Müthel, Clementi en Mozart
Op 14 oktober treedt Dóra Pétery op, samen met Anna Maria McElwain, in Kasteel Heeswijk, Heeswijk Dinther, op klavecimbel
On 13 October 2015 tDóra Pétery performs in a recital together with Anna Maria McElwain on two clavichords in Museum Geelvinck, with Müthel, Clementi and Mozart.
On 14 October, Dóra will perform together with Anna Maria McElwain in a recital at Kasteel Heeswijk, Heeswijk Dinther, on harpsichord