Duet: Viktoria Horti y Tere Frenk
María Teresa Frenk, piano
Viktoria Horti, violin
María Teresa Frenk:
Mexican pianist and pedagogue, attained her musical studies at the National Conservatory of Music at Hochschule der Künste (now University of the Arts) in Berlin, Germany. Her career has taken her to Mexico, Central and South America, United States, Austria, Germany, Spain, France, England, Hungary, and Japan. She has performed as a soloist with the most renowned Mexican orchestras.
One of her facets is the interpretation of Mexican concert Music, much of it in premiere, and has recorded several CDs with this repertoire. By pianist anthology the 20th century in Mexico Vol. 1, she was recognized by the Association of Writers of Theatre and Music in 1997. She was also part of Trio Mexico from 1998 to 2003. That same year she was given the Juana Ramirez de Asbaje recognition from the UNAM.
She was the coordinator of Music and Opera of INBA in 2009. Currently she plays as a soloist in Bellas Artes, and is a professor of piano and chamber music at the National School of Music of UNAM
Originally from Hungry, she gave her first recital at the age of 8. She studied at the Szeged Conservatorium of Music with Lajos Varnagy. Subsequently, she completed her Master’s degree at the Ferenc Liszt Academy in Budapest, where she received the Cum Laude degree.
Since 1981 she has resided in Mexico, where she has been a member of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Mexico City and of the Orchestra Chamber of Bellas Artes. She has been a teacher at the School of Perfeccionamiento Vida y Movimiento of the Cultural Center Ollin Yoliztli, and of the National School of Music of the UNAM .
She was a soloist member of Mexico, led by Eduardo Mata; with this group she recorded albums and toured in Mexico and Europe. In 1999, she was concertmaster of the Symphonic Orchestra of Mineria. She is a member of the Camerata of the Americas and is part of the Bellas Artes concert group.