József Örmény (Ukrainian: Йожеф Ермінь) (born 1960 in Uzhhorod, Ukraine) is a Ukrainian pianist of Hungarian origin. He is mostly known for performing 20th-century music including Olivier Messiaen, Karlheinz Stockhausen, Alfred Schnittke and Ukrainian composers Yevhen Stankovych, Valentin Silvestrov, and others. He was also in close creative relationship with the Polish composer Andrzej Nikodemowicz, who wrote all of his piano concerti for Örmény.
József Örmény was educated in Lviv Conservatory (professor: Maria Krushelnytska) and afterwards in Moscow Conservatory (professor: Yevgeny Malinin). Today he is a professor in Lviv Conservatory and an active piano performer.
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