Romanian-born Peter Takács has performed widely, receiving critical and audience acclaim for his penetrating interpretations. Takács has performed as a guest soloist with major orchestras in the US and abroad, as well as at important summer festivals such as Tanglewood, Music Mountain, Chautauqua Institution, and Sweden’s Helsingborg Festival. Since 2008 he has been a member of the faculty at the Montecito Summer Music Festival in Santa Barbara, California. He performed and recorded the cycle of thirty-two Beethoven piano sonatas to critical acclaim in 2011. The Beethoven set was voted 2022 Album of the Year (Solo Instrumental) on the high-resolution platform NativeDSD.