Pianist. Born in Budapest, Hungary. Frankl has been on the international concert circuit since the 1960s, performing solo recitals and appearing with many of the world’s great orchestras and conductors, including Abbado, Boulez, Haitink, Maazel, Masur, Solti, and Szell.
He has been a regular performer at the Edinburgh, Cheltenham, Aldeburgh, Verbier, Kuhmo, Santander, Casals in Prades, Naantali, Marlboro, Ravinia, Aspen, and Norfolk festivals, and at the BBC Promenade.
He has recorded complete piano works by Schumann and Debussy; the Brahms piano concertos, violin sonatas, and piano trios; Mozart piano concertos; Schumann, Brahms, Dohnanyi, Dvorak, and Martinu Piano Quintets; and Hungarian Violin Sonatas, as well as many solo albums.
He is on the faculty of Yale University and is an honorary professor of the Liszt Academy in Budapest. Peter Frankl is the recipient of the Order of Merit and Middle Cross of the Hungarian Republic.