Krisztina Megyeri

Field of Practice:

Music / Sound

City, Country:

Nanterre, France


2005, 2006, 2007


Oct 2006 - Mar 2007

Born 1974 in Budapest/Hungary.

She studied piano and composition at the Béla Bartok Conservatoire, as well as instrumental and electro acoustic composition at the Franz Liszt Music Academy with J. Vajda and Z. Jeney. In 1999 she studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique in Lyon with R. Pascal and in 2002 with J.-L. Hervé, Xu Yi and D. Bosse in Paris.

In 2003 she composed “Le jardin étranger”, a commission of the Théâtre du Châtelet, performed by D. Michel-Dansac and the Ensemble SIC. Her first music theatre piece “Le désire de s’enfuir ou celui d ‘arriver” was e.g. performed by the Opéra de Lille at the Festival Lille Capitale Européenne in 2004. Her pieces have been performed by the Orchestra National de Lorraine, Ensemble SIC, Ventoscala Symphony Orchestra, Componensemble, Trio Clarino, Isabel Ettenauer und János Négyesy.

She received a UNESCO-Aschberg Fellowship in 1999, in the same year and in 2003 a state fellowships of France and in 2005 of Hungary. 2006 she won the third prize of the István Vántus Composer’s Competition (Hungary). In 2007 she received the Zoltan Kodaly Composer’s Creative Scholarship in Hungary.

Krisztina Megyeri is especially interested in interdisciplinary forms of theatre, dance and music. She is currently working at a conservatorium near Paris and preparing for a Master in dramaturgy and aesthetics of contemporary opera (pieces of Peter Eötvös) at the University of Paris-VIII Saint-Denis. As a fellow of the Fondation Natexis Banques Populaires, she is also working on her first opera.