The Hungarian-born conductor, Tibor Bogányi is considered one of the most alluring and most talented members of his generation of Finnish conductors. From the age of 28 - from 2003 to 2006 -., he acted as chief conductor of the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra. From 2008, for six, years, he functioned as the musical director and chief conductor of the Lappeenranta City Orchestra. He has also held the position of head conductor at the Pécs Philharmonic Orchestra since 2011.
Bogányi conducts a wide range of repertoire from symphonic music to large-scale choral works, as well as to opera and ballet. His international career has allowed him to expand close relationships to the world’s major symphony orchestras.
Hungarian born Bogányi first studied cello and following completion of his studies, was admitted to the conducting class of the prestigious Sibelius Academy in Finland where he studied under Jorma Panula and Leif Segerstam. During his years at the academy, he was a guest student at the CNSM conservatoire de Paris and studied under János Fürst. Bogányi completed his dissertation by conducting the world premiere of the ballet Hobbit by Sallinen at the Finnish Opera House.
In addition, to his work as a conductor, Bogányi has appeared as a cellist in recitals around the world.