András Adorján originates from Budapest, has Danish nationality and has lived in Munich since 1974. He studied the flute with Jean-Pierre Rampal and Aurèle Nicolet and began his career as a prize winner of a number of international competitions: Montreux and Copenhagen in 1968 and Paris in 1971.
András Adorján was principal flute in important European orchestras and followed a career as soloist and teacher. He became Professor at the Musikhochschule in Cologne in 1987 and at the Hochschule for Music and Theatre in Munich in 1996.
This eminent flute player is one of the most distinctive musicians of his generation. In 2009 he published a unique encyclopedia Lexikon der Flöte and received the German Critic’s Prize for his important activity as a recording artist, amounting to a collection of over 100 recordings.