Artist Profiles: Zoltan Lantos

Zoltan Lantos

Zoltan Lantos is a classically trained violinist from Hungary, who was drawn to experimental and eastern music and spent several years in India studying classical Indian music. Lantos’ virtuosity, warm sounds and unique way of improvising on the violin couples with his knowledge of Indian ragas and contemporary European jazz.

Lantos has shared a stage with various artists from his native Hungary, as well as from around the world. He also leads his own highly acclaimed quartet of Hungarian musicians.

Discography:

Pieces (1996)
Eclipse (1997)
Mirrorworld (1998)
Makahia (2000)
Tiptoe Ceremony (2002)

Author: Angel Romero

Angel Romero y Ruiz has been writing about world music music for many years. He founded the websites worldmusiccentral.org and musicasdelmundo.com. Angel produced several TV specials for Metropolis (TVE) and co-produced “Musica NA”, a music show for Televisión Española (TVE) in Spain that featured an eclectic mix of world music, fusion, electronica, new age and contemporary classical music. Angel also produced and remastered world music albums, compilations and boxed sets for Alula Records, Ellipsis Arts, Music of the World.

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