Biography

„... in highest concentration on every tune, every interval and every harmony.“

(Neue Presse Coburg)

Boglárka Pecze, born in 1986 in Hungary, began to play the clarinet aged 9. Until 2004 she studied at the national conservatory for music, dance and art in Pécs, and since 2005, she has lived in Germany.

She studied with Reiner Wehle at the Music University Lübeck and, in 2009/10, was scholarship holder at the IEMA (International Ensemble Modern Academy, Frankfurt), where she graduated with a postgraduate qualification in new music supervised by Nina Janßen.

The 29 year old is the recipient of numerous international prizes, including the DAAD prize in 2011,the Stockhausen prize 2010 ans 2011 and a scholarship at the Deutscher Musikwettbewerb, 2013.

Numerous solo and chamber music performances have taken Boglárka Pecze throughout Europe, Asia and the USA, for example, in performances at the Contemporary Music Festival in Huddersfield, the Salzburger Festspiele and the Internationales Musikfestival Shanghai.

She has performed as a guest with Ensemble Modern, Ensemble Linea und Ensemble Resonanz.

Her work is enriched through regular and intensive collaboration with composers such as H. Lachenmann, P. Eötvös, J. M. Staud, M. Illés and G. Aperghis. In addition, she has taken part in numerous premieres. 

She won the Hermann and Milena Ebel award in 2012 and the Berenberg cultural award in 2014 with Trio Catch, of whom she is a founding member. The trio has also been selected by the European Concert Hall Organisation to take part in its “Rising Stars” series and will perform in some of the most important concert halls across Europe during the 2015/16 season.
Trio Catch’s debut record was published by col legno.

News

20.08.2016 Ohrknacker Ohrknacker (Ear Cracker) is a series of Trio Catch concerts in Bürgerhaus Wilhelmsburg, sponsored by Elbkulturfonds... 30.03.2016 New CD Trio Catch’s second album "Sanh" is out now on col legno. It includes pieces by Christophe Bertrand...

16.09.2015 Rising Stars Tour Trio Catch is to be given a new piece by the Austrian composer Johannes Maria Staud for the Rising Stars tour... 01.06.2015 New pieces for Trio Catch The next premiere of pieces by Manfred Stahnke and Benjamin Helmer will take place... 11.04.2015 New piece for solo clarinet Psychogramm II by Márton Illés will be premiered at the Wittener Tage für neue Kammermusik on April 25 at 7 p.m.    01.02.2015 Paris residency Trio Catch will spend three months in Paris from February 2015. 18.06.2014 New CD Our first CD is out now on the col legno label.  01.05.2014 Rising Stars 2015/16 Trio Catch have been chosen by the European Concert Hall Organisation to take part in their Rising Stars series!

14.04.2014 teaching post at the Musikhochschule Hamburg Trio Catch will hold a teaching post at the Musikhochschule Hamburg from the summer semester of 2014. 24.02.2014 Trio Catch have been awarded the 2014 Berenberg Kulturpreis. 08.12.2013 International Darmstadt summer courses for new music Trio Catch has been selected for the boost! Project as... 12.11.2013 Concert of the German Radio Philharmonics on November 15, 2013   On November 15, 2013, I will play with Nina Janssen (Clarinet) as a soloist at the 1st Studio-Concert Saarbrücken of the German Radio Philharmonics... 12.10.2013 New website  The new website of Trio Catch is finally online. There, you can find news... 22.09.2013 Cité International des Arts Paris In 2015, I will be a fellow at the Cité International des Arts in Paris and ... 10.04.2013 German Music Competition with wind instrument trio "3R" The Wind Instruments Trio "3R", that I am part of together with Gregor
Schulenberg (Flute) and Paul Hübner (Trumpet), took part in... 15.03.2013 Trio Catch will be Ensemble in Residence at Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Hamburg Trio Catch is excited, that we will be Ensemble in Residence at the... 20.02.2013 Trio Catch at Ultraschall Festival on radio Kulturradio Trio Catch’s performance at the Ultraschall Festival will be broadcasted on
Kulturradio on February 27... 01.02.2013 Eva Boesch: New at Trio Catch Trio Catch is welcoming cellist Eva Boesch to the team. She studied at Züricher Hochschule der Künste and at Musikhochschule Cologne... 15.12.2012 Trio Catch at „Alte Druckerei Ottensen“ On the 1st advent, Trio Catch played at the old printing house in Ottensen. The program of the evening contained only a small dose of  Christmas spirit and contemplation and a lot of energy and passion... 23.10.2012 Relaunch of my website Finally, my new website is online as of today. Besides new photos, videos, a schedule of my next concerts and...

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