Zsuzsi Tóth

Zsuzsi Tóth
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Zsuzsi Tóth was born in Hungary where she began her musical studies with the piano at the age of seven. She started classical singing at the Faculty of Music of the University of Szeged, receiving a Master’s degree in 2004. She went on to specialise in Early Music at the Royal Conservatory of  The Hague, where she was awarded a Bachelor’s degree, and in 2009 earned her Master’s with distinction as a student of Peter Kooij, Jill Feldman and Rita Dams. She also participated in masterclasses given by Martin Klietmann, Mitsuko Shirai, Júlia Hamari, Marius van Altena, László Polgár, Adrienne Csengery and received coaching from Charles Toet and Nigel North. During her studies she won a Hungarian State Grant (2002-3), as well as the Huygens Programma Scholarship in The Netherlands (2006-7).

Zsuzsi has won prizes in several international singing competitions and was the first-prize winner in both the Gyurkovics Mária Singing Competition (Budapest, Hungary 2003) and the Simándy József Singing Competition (Szeged, Hungary 2004). She performs regularly throughout Europe and beyond and has appeared as soloist with Collegium Vocale Gent (Philippe Herreweghe), Nederlandse Bach Vereniging (Jos van Veldhoven), Goeyvaerts Trio, Les Muffatti, Pannon Filharmonikusok and Tetraktys (Kees Boeke). She has been a regular member of Vox Luminis (Lionel Meunier) for ten years.

Her discography includes numerous recordings with Collegium Vocale Gent (Philippe Herreweghe) ,Vox Luminis (Lionel Meunier) and medieval music ensemble Tetraktys (Kees Boeke), the Bach motets and the Schütz madrigals with Sette Voci (Peter Kooij) and discs of contemporary music with Sete Lagrimas and Goeyvaerts Trio.