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Dénes Várjon Gets Award of German Record Critics
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Várdai, Várjon and Baráti Among Musicians Most in Demand in 2017
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21/02/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Carlo Montanaro (conductor)
Hungarian National Choir
Zita Váradi (soprano)
Szilvia Vörös (mezzo)
Attila Fekete (tenor)
István Kovács (bass)

Dvořák: Stabat Mater
22/02/2018 - Pécs, Hungary
Kodály Center, 7.00 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Pannon Philharmonic Orchestra
Gilbert Varga (conductor)

Barber: Violin Concerto
23/02/2018 - Daejeon, South Korea
Daejeon Arts Center, Art Hall, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Daejeon Philharmonic Orchestra 
James Judd (conductor)

Dvorák: Cello Concerto in B Minor, Op.104
23/02/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Pannon Philharmonic Orchestra
Gilbert Varga (conductor)

Barber: Violin Concerto
25/02/2018 - Solothurn, Switzerland
Konzertsaal Solothurn, 5.00 p.m.
István Várdai

Bach: Suite for Solo Cello Nos. 1, 5, 6
25/02/2018 - Munich, Germany
Philharmonie im Gasteig, 2.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Chamber Orchestra of the Munich Philharmonic Orchestra
Mariinsky Stradivarius Ensemble 
Valery Gergiev (conductor)

Stravinsky: Violin Concerto
27/02/2018 - Padova, Italy
Dénes Várjon

master-class
27/02/2018 - Budapest
Italian Institute, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)
Marcell Bakonyi (baritone)

Ravel-Kocsis: Tombeau de Couperin
Hamar: Three Songs on Poems by Sándor Petőfi
Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances 
27/02/2018 - Budapest
Italian Institute, 7.30 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Hungarian National Philharmony
Marcell Bakonyi (baritone)

Ravel-Kocsis: Tombeau de Couperin 
Hamar: Three Songs on Poems by Sándor Petőfi
Rachmaninov: Symphonic Dances
01/03/2018 - Padova, Italy
Auditorio Pollini, 8.15 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Bruno Canino (piano)
Massimo Pastore (percussions)
Claudio Tomaselli  (percussions)

Beethoven: Bagatels, Op.126
Bartók: For Children - excerpts
Bartók: Elegy No.2
Bartók: Improvisations
Bartók: Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussions
01/03/2018 - Malmö, Sweden
Malmö Live Concert Hall
István Várdai
with
Malmö Symphony Orchestra
Bertrand de Billy (conductor)

Dvorák: Cello Concerto in B Minor
04/03/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 10.30 and 11.30 a.m., 3.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Concerto Budapest
András Keller (conductor and violin)
Izabella Simon (piano)
Máté Szücs (viola)
Louise Hopkins (cello)
Henning Kraggerud (violin)

10.30 a.m.
Mozart: Piano Sonata in F-Major, K.332
Mozart: Sonata for Violin and Piano in B-Flat Major, K.454

11.30 a.m.
Mozart: Piano Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in E-Flat Major, K.365

3.00 p.m.
Mozart: Piano Quartet in E-Flat Major, K.493
04/03/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.00 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Ivan Fischer (conductor, director)
Nicola Alaimo (Falstaff)
Tassis Christoyannis (Ford)
Eva Mei (Alice)
Yvonne Naef (Mrs.Quickly)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Verdi: Falstaff
05/03/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)
Louis Lortie (piano)

Wagner: The Flying Dutchman - overture
Grieg: Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op.16
Brahms: Symphony No.1 in C Minor, Op.68
05/03/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Hungarian National Philharmony
Louis Lortie (piano)

Wagner: The Flying Dutchman - overture
Grieg: Piano Concerto in A Minor, Op.16
Brahms: Symphony No.1 in C Minor, Op.68
06/03/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.00 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Ivan Fischer (conductor, director)
Nicola Alaimo (Falstaff)
Tassis Christoyannis (Ford)
Eva Mei (Alice)
Yvonne Naef (Mrs.Quickly)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Verdi: Falstaff
06/03/2018 - Budapest
Hungarian Radio, Marble Hall, 7.00 p.m.
István Várdai

Kodály: Sonata for Solo Cello
Bach: Suite No.2 in D Minor for Solo Cello, BWV 1008
07/03/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.00 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Ivan Fischer (conductor, director)
Nicola Alaimo (Falstaff)
Tassis Christoyannis (Ford)
Eva Mei (Alice)
Yvonne Naef (Mrs.Quickly)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Verdi: Falstaff
08/03/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
MÁV Symphony Orchestra
István Várdai (cello)
Péter Csaba (conductor)

Miklós Rózsa: Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Cello and Orchestra, Op.29
08/03/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
MÁV Symphony Orchestra
Kristóf Baráti (violin)
Péter Csaba (conductor)

Miklós Rózsa: Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Cello and Orchestra, Op.29
12/03/2018 - Pécs, Hungary
Kodály Center, 7.00 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Hungarian National Philharmonic
Polina Charnetckaia (piano)

Bizet: The Girl of Arles - excerpts
Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No.5
Berlioz: Phantastic Symphony
12/03/2018 - Pécs, Hungary
Kodály Center, 7.00 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)
Polina Charnetckaia (piano)

Bizet: The Girl of Arles - excerpts
Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No.5
Berlioz: Phantastic Symphony
13/03/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Hungarian National Philharmonic
Polina Charnetckaia (piano)

Bizet: The Girl of Arles - excerpts
Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No.5
Berlioz: Phantastic Symphony
13/03/2018 - Philadelphia, USA
Dénes Várjon

master-class
13/03/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)
Polina Charnetckaia (piano)

Bizet: The Girl of Arles - excerpts
Saint-Saens: Piano Concerto No.5
Berlioz: Phantastic Symphony
14/03/2018 - Philadelphia, USA
Benjamin Franklin Hall, 8.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Christoph Richter (cello)

Brahms: Sonata for Cello and Piano in E Minor, Op.38
Webern: Two Pieces for Cello and Piano
Webern: Three Little Pieces, Op.11
Brahms: Sonata for Cello and Piano in F Major, Op.99
16/03/2018 - Boston, USA
Private event
Dénes Várjon

Beethoven: Bagatels, Op.126
Bartók: For Children - excerpts
Bartók: Elegy No.2
Bartók: Improvisations
Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit
Chopin: Nocturne in C-sharp Minor, Op.27.No.1
Chopin: Nocturne in E Minor, Op.72.No.1
Chopin: Scherzo in B Minor, Op.20
16/03/2018 - Aschaffenburg, Germany
Stadttheater, 8.00 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Apollon Musagete String Quartet
Asya Sorshneva (viola) 

Schönberg: Verklarte Nacht, Op.4
Brahms: Sextet in B-Flat Major, Op.18
16/03/2018 - Berlin, Germany
Deusche Oper Berlin, 7.30 p.m.
Marius Stravinsky
with
Orchestra of Deutsche Oper Berlin 

Adam: Giselle
18/03/2018 - Washington D.C., USA
Dumbarton Oaks Museum, Music Room, 7.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon

Beethoven: Bagatels, Op.126
Bartók: For Children - excerpts
Bartók: Elegy No.2
Bartók: Improvisations
Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit
Chopin: Nocturne in C-sharp Minor, Op.27.No.1
Chopin: Nocturne in E Minor, Op.72.No.1
Chopin: Scherzo in B Minor, Op.20
19/03/2018 - Washington D.C., USA
Dumbarton Oaks Museum, Music Room, 8.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon

Beethoven: Bagatels, Op.126
Bartók: For Children - excerpts
Bartók: Elegy No.2
Bartók: Improvisations
Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit
Chopin: Nocturne in C-sharp Minor, Op.27.No.1
Chopin: Nocturne in E Minor, Op.72.No.1
Chopin: Scherzo in B Minor, Op.20
21/03/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, Solti Hall, 7.00 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Apollon Musagete String Quartet

Arensky: String Quartet in A Minor, Op.35
Schubert: String Quintet in C Major, Op.163. D.956
22/03/2018 - Budapest
Vigadó, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Ádám Medveczky (conductor)
Gábor Boldoczki (trumpet)

Liszt: Hungária – symphonic poem
Ivo Petric: Trumpet Concerto
Weiner: Csongor and Tünde – suite, Op.10b
23/03/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Pannon Philharmonic Orchestra
Tibor Bogányi (conductor)

Walton: Cello Concerto
24/03/2018 - Portland, USA
Lincoln Performance Hall, Portland State University, 4.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon

Beethoven: Bagatels, Op.126
Bartók: For Children - excerpts
Bartók: Elegy No.2
Bartók: Improvisations
Ravel: Gaspard de la nuit
Chopin: Nocturne in C-sharp Minor, Op.27.No.1
Chopin: Nocturne in E Minor, Op.72.No.1
Chopin: Scherzo in B Minor, Op.20
24/03/2018 - Pécs, Hungary
Kodály Center, 7.00 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Pannon Philharmonic Orchestra
Tibor Bogányi (conductor)

Walton: Cello Concerto
25/03/2018 - Portland, USA
Lincoln Performance Hall, Portland State University, 4.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon

Mozart: Piano Sonata in F Major, K.332
Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Op.12
Liszt: Piano Sonata in B Minor
26/03/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Budapest Strings
Kristóf Baráti (violin)

Haydn: Cello Concerto in C Major, Hob.VIIb:1
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in E-Flat Major, K.364
26/03/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Budapest Strings
István Várdai (cello)

Haydn: Violin Concerto in C Major, Hob.VIIa:1
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in E-Flat Major, K.364
26/03/2018 - Budapest
MOM Cultural Center, 7.30 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Anima Musicae Chamber Orchestra

Kreisler: Violin Concerto in C Major
Part: Fratres
Schubert: Rondo in A Major, D.438
Dvorák: Serenade for Strings
27/03/2018 - Szeged, Hungary
National Theatre, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Budapest Strings
Kristóf Baráti (violin)

Haydn: Cello Concerto in C Major, Hob.VIIb:1
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in E-Flat Major, K.364
27/03/2018 - Szeged, Hungary
National Theatre, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Budapest Strings
István Várdai (cello)

Haydn: Violin Concerto in C Major, Hob.VIIa:1
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in E-Flat Major, K.364
27/03/2018 - Toronto, Canada
Jane Mallett Theatre, 8.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon

Beethoven: Bagatels, Op.126
Bartók: For Children - excerpts
Bartók: Elegy No.2
Bartók: Improvisations
Liszt: Piano Sonata in B Minor
27/03/2018 - Pécs, Hungary
University of Pécs, Liszt Hall
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Zoltán Fejérvári (piano)

Brahms: Sonata for Violin and Piano No.1 in G Major, Op.78
Janácek: Sonata for Violin and Piano
Richard Strauss: Sonata for Violin and Piano in E-Flat Major, Op.18
28/03/2018 - Toronto, Canada
Dénes Várjon

master-class
28/03/2018 - Pécs, Hungary
University of Pécs
Giovanni Guzzo

master-class
30/03/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.00 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Hungarian National Philharmonic
Hungarian National Choir
Brigitta Kele (soprano)

Liszt: The Legend of Saint Elisabeth
30/03/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.00 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)
Hungarian National Choir
Brigitta Kele (soprano)

Liszt: The Legend of Saint Elisabeth
31/03/2018 - Taipei, Taiwan
Kristóf Baráti
with
Taipei Symphony Orchestra
Gilbert Varga (conductor)

programme not known yet
31/03/2018 - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The One & Only Royal Mirage Hotel, 8.00 p.m.
István Várdai

Ligeti: Sonata for Solo Cello
Bach: Suite No.5 in C Minor for Solo Cello, BVW 1011
Kodály: Sonata for Solo Cello, Op.8
02/04/2018 - Hong Kong, China
Concert Hall, HK Cultural Centre
Kristóf Baráti
with
Rina Harasowa (piano)

Bach: Violin Sonata No.1 in G minor, BWV 1001
Brahms: Sonata No.2 for Violin and Piano in A major, Op.100
Tchaikovsky: Souvernir d’un lieu cher, Op.42
Ysaÿe: Sonata No.3 for solo violin (“Ballade”), Op.27
Ravel: Tzigane
08/04/2018 - Washington D.C., USA
International Student House of Washington, Grand Hall, 4.00 p.m.
István Várdai

Ligeti: Sonata for Solo Cello
Bach: Suite for Cello Solo No.5 in C minor, BWV 1011
Kodály: Sonata for Solo Cello
09/04/2018 - New York City, USA
Hungarian Consulate
István Várdai

programme not known yet
09/04/2018 - Prague, Czech Republic
Lobkowitz Palace, 7.00 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Prague Philharmony

Mozart: Violin Concerto No.3 in G Major, K.216
Mozart: Rondo in C Major, K.373
Mozart: Rondo in B-flat Major, K.269
Mozart: Violin Concerto No.5 in A Major, K.219
11/04/2018 - Budapest
Italian Institute, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Barnabás Kelemen (violin and conductor)

Liszt-Kocsis: Festive March for the Birthday of Goethe
Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op.61
Schubert: Symphony No.5 in B flat Major
12/04/2018 - Pécs, Hungary
Kodály Center, 7.00 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Pannon Philharmonic Orchestra
Dezső Ránki (piano)

Liszt-Kocsis: Valley of Obermann 
Bartók: Piano Concerto No.2
Brahms: Symphony No.4
13/04/2018 - Phoenix, USA
Symphony Hall, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Phoenix Symphony
Tito Munoz (conductor)

Elgar: Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op.85
13/04/2018 - Vienna, Austria
Konzerthaus, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Cornelius Meister (conductor)

Bartók: Violin Concerto No.1
13/04/2018 - Padova, Italy
Auditorio Pollini, 8.15 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Veronika Eberle (violin)

Bach: Sonata No.3 in E Major, BWV 1016
Bartók: Sonata No.2. for Violin and Piano, Sz.76
Janácek: Sonata for Violin and Piano
Schumann: Sonata No.3 in A Minor for Violin and Piano, WoO 27
14/04/2018 - Phoenix, USA
Symphony Hall, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Phoenix Symphony
Tito Munoz (conductor)

Elgar: Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op.85
14/04/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Prague Philharmony

Mozart: Violin Concerto No..2 in D Major, K.211
Mozart: Adagio in E Major
Mozart: Rondo in C Major
Mozart: Violin Concerto No.4 in D Major, K.218
14/04/2018 - Pistoa, Italy
Saloncino Della Musica, 9.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Veronika Eberle (violin)

Bach: Sonata No.3 in E Major, BWV 1016
Bartók: Sonata No.2. for Violin and Piano, Sz.76
Janácek: Sonata for Violin and Piano
Schumann: Sonata No.3 in A Minor for Violin and Piano, WoO 27
15/04/2018 - Prescott, USA
Yavapai College Auditorium, 3.00 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Phoenix Symphony
Tito Munoz (conductor)

Elgar: Cello Concerto in E Minor, Op.85
15/04/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Prague Philharmony
Máté Szücs (viola)

Mozart: Violin Concerto No.1 in B-Flat Major, K.207
Mozart: Rondo in B-Flat Major
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in E-Flat Major, K.364
15/04/2018 - Florence, Italy
Teatro della Pergola, Saloncino, 9.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Veronika Eberle (violin)

Bach: Sonata No.3 in E Major, BWV 1016
Bartók: Sonata No.2. for Violin and Piano, Sz.76
Janácek: Sonata for Violin and Piano
Schumann: Sonata No.3 in A Minor for Violin and Piano, WoO 27
16/04/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Prague Philharmony

Mozart: Violin Concerto No.3 in G Major, K.216
Mozart: Violin Concerto No.5 in A Major, K.219
16/04/2018 - Genova, Italy
Teatro Carlo Felice, 9.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Veronika Eberle (violin)

Bach: Sonata No.3 in E Major, BWV 1016
Bartók: Sonata No.2. for Violin and Piano, Sz.76
Janácek: Sonata for Violin and Piano
Schumann: Sonata No.3 in A Minor for Violin and Piano, WoO 27
17/04/2018 - Kecskemét, Hungary
Hirös Agora, 7.00 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
János Kovács (conductor)
Hungarian National Choir
Kinga Kriszta (soprano)
Erika Gál (alto)
István Horváth (tenor)
István Kovács (bass)

Mozart: Symphony in C Major "Jupiter", K.551
Mozart: Requiem, K.626
18/04/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
János Kovács (conductor)
Hungarian National Choir
Kinga Kriszta (soprano)
Erika Gál (alto)
István Horváth (tenor)
István Kovács (bass)

Mozart: Symphony in C Major "Jupiter", K.551
Mozart: Requiem, K.626
20/04/2018 - Budapest
Hungarian Radio, Marble Hall, 7.00 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Péter Frankl (piano)
Loránt Péteri (musicologist)

Mendelssohn: Sonata for Cello and Piano in B-Flat Major, Op.45
21/04/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Péter Frankl (piano)

Mendelssohn: Sonata for Cello and Piano in B-Flat Major, Op.45
Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata
Schumann: Five Pieces in Folk Style
Dohnányi: Sonata for Cello and Piano in B-Flat Major, Op.8
22/04/2018 - Cologne, Germany
Philharmonie, 6.00 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Cornelius Meister (conductor)

Bartók: Violin Concerto No.1
22/04/2018 - Girona, Spain
L'Auditori, 8.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
János Kovács (conductor)
Cor Madrigal
Kinga Kriszta (soprano)
Erika Gál (mezzo)
István Horváth (tenor)
István Kovács (bass)

Mozart: Symphony No.39 in E-flat Major, K.543
Mozart: Requiem in D Minor, K.626
23/04/2018 - Linz, Austria
Brucknerhaus, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra
Cornelius Meister (conductor)

Bartók: Violin Concerto No.1
23/04/2018 - Budapest
Mathias Church, 8.00 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)
Hungarian National Choir
NN (vocal)

Bach: Mass in B Minor, BWV 232
23/04/2018 - Budapest
Mathias Church, 8.00 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Hungarian National Philharmony
Hungarian National Choir
NN (vocal)

Bach: Mass in B Minor, BWV 232
24/04/2018 - Barcelona, Spain
L'Auditori, 8.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
János Kovács (conductor)
Cor Madrigal 
Kinga Kriszta (soprano)
Erika Gál (mezzo)
István Horváth (tenor)
István Kovács (bass)

Mozart: Symphony No.39 in E-flat Major, K.543
Mozart: Requiem in D Minor, K.626
25/04/2018 - Madrid, Spain
Auditorio Nacional, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
János Kovács (conductor)
Cor Madrigal
Kinga Kriszta (soprano)
Erika Gál (mezzo)
István Horváth (tenor)
István Kovács (bass)

Mozart: Symphony No.39 in E-flat Major, K.543
Mozart: Requiem in D Minor, K.626
27/04/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Kobayashi Ken-Ichiro (conductor)

Dvorák: Cello Concerto in B Minor, Op.104
28/04/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.45 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Jukka-Pekka Saraste (conductor)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Bruckner: Symphony No.8
29/04/2018 - Herdecke, Germany
Werner Richard Saal, 7.00 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Vikingur Olafsson (piano)

Bartók: Rhapsody No.1 for Cello and Piano
Brahms: Sonata for Cello and Piano in E Minor
Kodály: Sonatina
Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano in D Major
29/04/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 3.30 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Jukka-Pekka Saraste (conductor)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Bruckner: Symphony No.8
30/04/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.45 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Jukka-Pekka Saraste (conductor)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Bruckner: Symphony No.8
02/05/2018 - Budapest
Vigadó, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Balázs Kocsár (conductor)
Bence Bogányi (bassoon)

Kodály: Dances of Marosszék
Miklós Kocsár: Elegy
Kodály: Dances of Galánta
Dohnányi: Ruralia Hungarica, Op.32b
04/05/2018 - Schwetzingen, Germany
7.30 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Antje Weithass (violin)
Tobias Feldmann (violin)
Danusa Waśkiewicz (viola)
Bruno Philippe (cello)

Webern: Piano Qintet
Bartók: Piano Quintet
Brahms: Piano Quartet in A Major
06/05/2018 - Budapest
BFO Rehearsal Hall, 5.00 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Gabriella Pivon (flute)
Gábor Sipos (viola)

Beethoven: Serenade in D Major, Op.25
06/05/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Kobayashi Ken-Ichiro (conductor)
Miyuji Kaneko (piano)

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.5 in E-Flat Major, Op.73
Beethoven: Symphony No.3 in E-Flat Major, "Eroica”, Op.55
08/05/2018 - Paris, France
Hungarian Cultural Institute
Kristóf Baráti
with
István Várdai (cello)

Martinu: Duo No.2 for Cello and Violin 
Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Cello
Kodály: Duo for Violin and Cello, Op.7
08/05/2018 - Paris, France
Hungarian Cultural Institute
István Várdai
with
Kristóf Baráti (violin)

Martinu: Duo No.2 for Cello and Violin 
Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Cello
Kodály: Duo for Violin and Cello, Op.7
11/05/2018 - Hódmezővásárhely, Hungary
Bessenyei Ferenc Cultural Centre, 7.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Izabella Simon (piano)

Debussy: Six épigraphes antiques
Schubert: Lebensttürme, D.947
Mahler: Symphony No.1 (arrangement for piano four hands by Bruno Walter)
12/05/2018 - Namur, Belgium
Théatre Royal, 8.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liège
Christian Arming (conductor)
Marc Bouchkov (violin)

Brahms: Double Concerto in A Major, Op.102
13/05/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Festival Theater, 11.00 a.m. and 3.00 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Dániel Dinyés (conductor)
Pál Göttinger (stage director)
NN (vocal)

Operamacera - Donizetti: Don Pasquale
13/05/2018 - Liege, Belgium
Salle Philharmonique, 4.00 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Orchestre Philharmonique Royal de Liège
Christian Arming (conductor)
Marc Bouchkov (violin)

Brahms: Double Concerto in A Major, Op.102
16/05/2018 - Brugge, Belgium
Concertgebouw Kamermuziekzaal, 8.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Izabella Simon (piano)
Zsófia Lezsák (violin)
Csaba Gálfi (viola)
Rita Sovány (cello)

Mahler: Piano Quartet
Mahler: Symphony No.1 (arrangement by Bruno Walter for piano four hands)
17/05/2018 - Lahti, Finland
Sibelius Hall, 7.00 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Sinfonia Lahti
Joshua Weilerstein (conductor)

Berg: Violin Concerto
18/05/2018 - Brunegg, Switzerland
Tenne, 8.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Irene Abrigo (violin)
Jürg Dähler (viola)
Thomas Grossenbacher (cello)
Izabella Simon (piano)

Debussy: Six épigraphes antiques, L.131
Richard Dubugnon: Piano Quartet  No.2 „Trans-it“ 
Ravel: Gaspar de la nuit
19/05/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Julian Rachlin (conductor and violin)

Tchaikovsky: Polonaise from the opera Onegin
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E Minor, Op.64
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5 in E Minor, Op.64
19/05/2018 - Brunegg, Switzerland
Tenne, 8.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Jürg Dähler (viola)
Irene Abrigo (violin)
Corina Belcea (violin)

Britten: Lachrymae, variations on a song of Dowland, Op.48
Richard Dubugnon: Variations on a Japanese Folktune 
20/05/2018 - Brunegg, Switzerland
Tenne, 8.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Roberto Gonzáles-Monjas (violin)
Izabella Simon (piano)

Berg: Piano Sonata, Op.1 
Richard Dubugnon: „Colorfields“ after paintings by Mark Rothko, Op.78
Mahler: Symphony No.1 - arrangement for piano four hands by Bruno Walter 
20/05/2018 - Selm, Germany
Schloss Cappenberg
Giovanni Guzzo

between 20-27 May attend Musikfestival Schloss Cappenberg
20/05/2018 - Waidhofen, Austria
Kristallsaal, 6.00 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Zoltán Fejérvári (piano)

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.24 in F-Flat Major, Op.78
de Falla: Seven Spanish Folk Songs 
Beethoven: Seven Variations on Mozart's theme „Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen“ from The Magic Flute, WoO 46
Rachmaninov: Vocalise
Shostakovich: Sonata for Cello and Piano in D Minor, Op.40 
21/05/2018 - Brunegg, Switzerland
Tenne, 11.00 a.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Felix Renggli (flute)
Roberto Gonzáles-Monjas (violin)
Irene Abrigo (violin)
Jürg Dähler (viola)
Thomas Grossenbacher (cello)
Richard Dubugnon (double-bass)

Beethoven: Piano Sonata in A Major, Op.101 
Mozart: Symphony No.40 in G Minor, KV 550 - arrangement by Hummel 
22/05/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Zugló Philharmony
Szent István Oratorio Choir

Mendelssohn: Psalm No.114
Mendelssohn: Violin Concerto in E Minor
Brahms: Symphony No.4
24/05/2018 - Tirgu Mures, Romania
Palace of Culture, 7.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Filarmonica de Stat Tîrgu Mureş
Izabella Simon (piano)
Junping Qian (conductor)

Mozart: Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra in E-Flat Major, K.365
24/05/2018 - Budapest
Vigadó, 19h30
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
György Vashegyi (conductor)
Ditta Rohmann (cello)

Erkel: Hunyadi László - overture
Dubrovay: Cello Concerto
Boldizsár Csiky: Transylvanian Rhapsody
Kodály: Háry János - suite
25/05/2018 - Veszprém, Hungary
Hangvilla, 7.00 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
György Vashegyi (conductor)
Ditta Rohmann (cello)

Erkel: Hunyadi László - overture
Dubrovay: Cello Concerto
Boldizsár Csiky: Transylvanian Rhapsody
Kodály: Háry János - suite
26/05/2018 - Budapest
Italian Institute, 11.00 a.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
MÁV Symphony Orchestra

Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op.61
Dvorák: Symphony No.8. in G Major, Op.88
27/05/2018 - London, United Kingdom
Wigmore Hall, 11.30 a.m.
István Várdai
with
Vikingur Olafsson (piano)

Bartók: Rhapsody No.1
Brahms: Sonata for Cello and Piano in E Minor, Op.38
Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano in D Major, Op.102.No.2
01/06/2018 - Budapest
Hungarian Television, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai

jury member in "Virtuosos", a contest of Hungarian Television searching for young talents in classical music
02/06/2018 - Berlin, Germany
Deusche Oper Berlin, 7.30 p.m.
Marius Stravinsky
with
Orchestra of Deutsche Oper Berlin

Ravel: Daphnis and Chloé
Maillot: Altro Canto
03/06/2018 - Vienna, Austria
Konzerthaus, Mozart Saal, 7.30 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Radovan Vlatković (horn)
Veronika Eberle (violin)

Beethoven: Sonata in F Major for Horn and Piano, Op.17
Kurtág: Games - excerpts
Bartók: Sonata Nr.2 for Violin and Piano, Sz 76
Brahms: Trio in E-Flat Major for Violin, Horn and Piano, Op.40
04/06/2018 - Mannheim, Germany
Schloss Mannheim Ehrenhof Ost, 8.00 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Rudolf Meister (piano)

programme tba.
07/06/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 4.00 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Ádám Fischer (conductor)
Anja Kampe (Isolde)
Peter Seiffert (Tristan)
Daniel Boaz (Kurwenal)
Atala Schöck (Brangane)
Neal Cooper (Melot)

Wagner: Tristan and Isolde
08/06/2018 - Singapore, Singapore
Victoria Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Dénes Várjon

Beethoven: Bagatels, Op.126
Bartók: For Children - excerpts
Bartók: Elegy No.2.
Bartók: Improvisations, Op.20
Ravel: Gaspard de la Nuit
Chopin: Nocturne in C-Sharp Minor, Op.27.No.1
Chopin: Nocturne in E Minor, Op.72.No.1
Chopin: Scherzo No.1 in B Minor, Op.20
08/06/2018 - Budapest
Hungarian Television, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai

jury member in "Virtuosos", a contest of Hungarian Television searching for young talents in classical music
11/06/2018 - Elmau, Germany
Schloss Elmau, 8.30 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Tabea Zimmermann (viola)

programme tba
13/06/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 4.00 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Ádám Fischer (conductor)
Anja Kampe (Isolde)
Peter Seiffert (Tristan)
Daniel Boaz (Kurwenal)
Atala Schöck (Brangane)
Neal Cooper (Melot)

Wagner: Tristan and Isolde
15/06/2018 - Cluj, Romania
István Várdai
with
Filarmonica de Stat Transilvania
Kristóf Baráti (violin and conductor)

Dvorák: Violin Concerto in A Minor, Op.53
Dvorák: Cello Concerto in B Minor, Op.104
15/06/2018 - Cluj, Romania
Kristóf Baráti
with
Filarmonica de Stat Transilvania
István Várdai (cello and conductor)

Dvorák: Violin Concerto in A Minor, Op.53
Dvorák: Cello Concerto in B Minor, Op.104
15/06/2018 - Budapest
Margaret Island Open Air Theatre, 8.00 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with 
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)
Balázs Fülei (piano)
Erika Miklósa (soprano)
Levente Molnár (baritone)
Hungarian National Choir

Dohnányi: Piano Concerto No.1
Orff: Carmina Burana
15/06/2018 - Budapest
Margaret Island Open Air Theatre, 8.00 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Hungarian National Philharmonic
Balázs Fülei (piano)
Erika Miklósa (soprano)
Levente Molnár (baritone)
Hungarian National Choir

Dohnányi: Piano Concerto No.1
Orff: Carmina Burana 
16/06/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 4.00 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Ádám Fischer (conductor)
Anja Kampe (Isolde)
Peter Seiffert (Tristan)
Daniel Boaz (Kurwenal)
Atala Schöck (Brangane)
Neal Cooper (Melot)

Wagner: Tristan and Isolde
19/06/2018 - Berlin, Germany
Deusche Oper Berlin
Marius Stravinsky
with
Orchestra of Deutsche Oper Berlin

Ravel: Daphnis and Chloé
Maillot: Altro Canto
21/06/2018 - Budapest
Synagoge in Dohány Street, 8.00 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Hungarian National Philharmony
Hungarian National Choir
NN (narrator)
NN (vocal)

Milhaud: Ani maamin – cantata
Bernstein: Symphony No.3. ("Kaddish”)
21/06/2018 - Peasmarsh, United Kingdom
Dénes Várjon

between 21-25 June attend Peasmarsh Chamber Music Festival
21/06/2018 - Budapest
Synagoge in Dohány Street, 8.00 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)
Hungarian National Choir
NN (narrator)
NN (vocal)

Milhaud: Ani maamin – cantata
Bernstein: Symphony No.3. ("Kaddish”)
21/06/2018 - Berlin, Germany
Deusche Oper Berlin
Marius Stravinsky
with
Orchestra of Deutsche Oper Berlin

Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
24/06/2018 - Cully, Switzerland
Temple, 6.00 p.m.
István Várdai

Bach: Suites for Solo Cello Nos. 1, 5, 6
27/06/2018 - Berlin, Germany
Deusche Oper Berlin
Marius Stravinsky
with
Orchestra of Deutsche Oper Berlin

Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake
01/07/2018 - Geneva, Switzerland
Église Saint-Germain
István Várdai

programme tba.
01/07/2018 - Marlboro, USA
Dénes Várjon

between July 1 and July 30 attend Marlboro Music Festival
02/07/2018 - Geneva, Switzerland
Église Saint-Germain
István Várdai

programme tba
22/07/2018 - Verbier, Switzerland
Eglise Verbier Village, 11.00 am
Kristóf Baráti
with
Alexandra Conunova (violin)
Diemut Poppen (viola)
Andrei Ionita (cello)
Aleksandar Tasic (clarinet)
Ben Goldschneider (horn)
Sergei Babayan (piano)

Dohnányi: Sextet in C Major, Op.37
Saint-Saëns: Piano Quintet, Op.14
22/07/2018 - Sydney, Australia
Opera House, Utzon Music Series, 3.00 p.m.
István Várdai
Ligeti: Sonata for Solo Cello
Bach: Suite for Solo Cello No.5 in C Minor, BWV 1011
Kodály: Sonata for Solo Cello
24/07/2018 - Verbier, Switzerland
Eglise Verbier Village, 11.00 am
Kristóf Baráti
with
Lucas Debargue (piano)

Debussy: Sonata for Violin and Piano
Brahms: Violin Sonata No.1 in G Major, Op.78 
C. Franck: Violin Sonata in A Major
25/07/2018 - Verbier, Switzerland
Salle des Combins, 6.00 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti

25th anniversary concert - programme tba
27/07/2018 - Townsville, Australia
Australian Festival of Chamber Music, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Tine Thing Helseth (trumpet)
Aleksander Madzar (piano)
Karen Gomyo (violin)
Grace Clifford (violin)
Lars Anders Tomter (viola)
Kees Boersma (double-bass)
Siobhan Stagg (soprano)

Saint-Saens: Septet
Villa Lobos: Bachianas Brasileira No.5
27/07/2018 - Verbier, Switzerland
Eglise Verbier Village, 5.00 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Eduard Wulfson (violin)
Daniel Lozakovich (violin)
Zarina Shimanskaya (piano) 

Ravel: Tzigane
Ernst: Theme and Variations on the Irish folk song "The Last Rose of Summer"
28/07/2018 - Townsville, Australia
Australian Festival of Chamber Music, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Alexander Sitkovetsky (violin)
Karen Gomyo (violin)
Lars Anders Tomter (viola)
Tobias Breider (viola)
Guy Johnston (cello)

Tchaikovsky: Souvenirs de Florence
29/07/2018 - Townsville, Australia
Australian Festival of Chamber Music, 11.00 a.m.
István Várdai
with
Wu Tong (sheng)

Yanzi: Longing for Spring Breeze
Julian Yu: Dovetailing 
Barber: Adagio 
30/07/2018 - Townsville, Australia
Australian Festival of Chamber Music, 5.00 p.m. and 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Wu Tong (sheng)
Claire Edwardes (percussions)
Karin Schaupp (guitar)

at 5.00 p.m.
Moon over Guan Mountain

at 7.30 p.m.
Sollima: 'Violincelles, Vibrez!' 
30/07/2018 - Pécs, Hungary
Kristóf Baráti

between July 30 and August 6 master-class
02/08/2018 - Townsville, Australia
Australian Festival of Chamber Music, 10.15 a.m., 5.00 p.m. and 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Daniel de Borah (piano)
Pavel Fisher (violin)
Alexander Sitkovetsky (violin)
Lars Anders Tomter (viola)

at 10.15 a.m.:
Nadia Boulanger: Three Pieces 

at 5.00 p.m.
Sollima: Igiul

at 7.30 p.m.
Pavel Fisher: Mad Piper for String Quartet 
03/08/2018 - Townsville, Australia
Australian Festival of Chamber Music, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Siobhan Stagg (soprano)
Paul Wright (violin)
Alexander Sitkovetsky (violin)
Lars Anders Tomter (viola)
Daniel de Borah (piano)

Fauré: La Bonne Chanson 
Wagner: Tristan and Isolde -  Prelude 
04/08/2018 - Townsville, Australia
Australian Festival of Chamber Music
István Várdai
with
Aleksander Madzar (piano)
Alexander Sitkovetsky (violin)

Ravel: Piano Trio
10/08/2018 - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Usher Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
London Symphony Orchestra
Sir Simon Rattle (conductor)
Krystian Zimerman (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Bernstein: The Age of Anxiety (Symphony No.2) for piano and orchestra
Dvorák: Slavonic Dances, Op.72
Janácek: Sinfonietta
11/08/2018 - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Usher Hall, 7.00 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
London Symphony Orchestra
Sir Simon Rattle (conductor)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Mahler: Symphony No.9
13/08/2018 - Kaposvár, Hungary
István Várdai

betweeen 13-19 August, 2018 attend Kaposfest Chamber Music Festival as artistic leader
13/08/2018 - Kaposvár, Hungary
Kristóf Baráti

betweeen 13-19 August, 2018 attend Kaposfest Chamber Music Festival as artistic leader
14/08/2018 - Santander, Spain
Palacio de Festivales, 8.30 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
London Symphony Orchestra
Sir Simon Rattle (conductor)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Mahler: Symphony No.9
15/08/2018 - Santander, Spain
Palacio de Festivales, 8.30 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
London Symphony Orchestra
Sir Simon Rattle (conductor)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Dvorák: Slavonic Dances, Op.72
Ravel: Mother Goose Ballet
Janácek: Sinfonietta
18/08/2018 - London, United Kingdom
Royal Albert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
London Symphony Orchestra
Sir Simon Rattle (conductor)
Magdalena Kozená (mezzo)
Patricia Bardon (contralto)
Jane Archibald (soprano)
Anna Stephany (mezzo)
Elizabeth Watts (soprano)
Gavan Ring (baritone)
David Shipley (bass)
London Symphony Chorus
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Ravel: Mother Goose Ballet 
Ravel: Shéhérazade 
Ravel: L’enfant et les sortilèges
20/08/2018 - Salzburg, Austria
Grosses Festpielhaus, 8.00 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
London Symphony Orchestra
Sir Simon Rattle (conductor)
Krystian Zimerman (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Bernstein: The Age of Anxiety (Symphony No.2) for piano and orchestra
Dvorák: Slavonic Dances, Op.72 
Janácek: Sinfonietta
21/08/2018 - Salzburg, Austria
Grosses Festpielhaus, 9.00 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
London Symphony Orchestra
Sir Simon Rattle (conductor)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Mahler: Symphony No.9
07/09/2018 - Westport, Ireland
Westport House
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Michael McHale (piano)

Grieg: Sonata for Violin and Piano in C Minor 
07/09/2018 - Santorini, Greece
Petros M. Nomikos Conference Centre, 9.00 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Orchestra of Santorini Festival

Haydn: Cello Concerto in C Major
08/09/2018 - Westport, Ireland
Townhall
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Michael McHale (piano)
Eivind Ringstad (viola)
Natalie Clein (cello)

Fauré: Piano Quartet in G Minor
08/09/2018 - Bonn, Germany
World Conference Center, Saal New York, 4.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon

Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.28 in A Major, Op.101
Schumann: Phantasy, Op.17
Liszt: Piano Sonata in B Minor
09/09/2018 - Westport, Ireland
Church
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Diane Ketler (piano)
NN (cello)

Mendelssohn: Piano Trio in C Minor
09/09/2018 - Bonn, Germany
World Conference Center, Saal New York, 4.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon

Berg: Piano Sonata, Op.1
Kurtág: Praeludium und Choral
Liszt: Schlaflos! Frage und Antwort
Kurtág: Praeludium und Walzer in C
Kurtág: Walzer (Hommage a Schostakowitsch)
Kurtág: Walzer (2)
Liszt: Valse Oubliée Nr.1
Liszt: La lugubre gondola Nr.2
Kurtág: Drei In Memoriam
Beethoven: Sonata No.26 ("Hammerklavier") in B-Flat Major, Op.106
09/09/2018 - Santorini, Greece
Petros M. Nomikos Conference Centre, 9.00 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Pascal Godart (piano)

Liszt: La Lugubre Gondola
Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano in C Minor
Rachmaninov: Sonata for Cello and Piano
10/09/2018 - Budapest
Hungarian Radio, Studio No.6
Kristóf Baráti
with
Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
János Kovács (conductor)

recording of László Dubrovay's Violin Concerto
10/09/2018 - Luzern, Switzerland
Kultur und Kongresszentrum, 7.30 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
London Symphony Orchestra
Sir Simon Rattle (conductor)
Magdalena Kozená (mezzo)
Patricia Bardon (contralto)
Jane Archibald (soprano)
Anna Stephany (mezzo)
Elizabeth Watts (soprano)
Gavan Ring (baritone)
David Shipley (bass)
London Symphony Chorus
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Ravel: Mother Goose Ballet
Ravel: Shéhérazade
Ravel: L’enfant et les sortilèges
11/09/2018 - Budapest
Hungarian Radio, Studio No.6
Kristóf Baráti
with
Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
János Kovács (conductor)

recording of László Dubrovay's Violin Concerto
14/09/2018 - Kalmar, Sweden
Kalmar Slott, 7.30 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with 
Camerata Nordica

Britten: Simple Symphony
Torstensson: Und eine Springflut
Kreisler: Violin Concerto in C Major in the Style of Vivaldi
Dvorák: Seranade for Strings
15/09/2018 - Oskarshamn, Sweden
Kyrka, 3.00 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Camerata Nordica

Britten: Simple Symphony
Torstensson: Und eine Springflut
Kreisler: Violin Concerto in C Major in the Style of Vivaldi
Dvorák: Seranade for Strings
16/09/2018 - Nybro, Sweden
Folkets Hus, 3.00 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Camerata Nordica

Britten: Simple Symphony
Torstensson: Und eine Springflut
Kreisler: Violin Concerto in C Major in the Style of Vivaldi
Dvorák: Seranade for Strings 
16/09/2018 - Bonn, Germany
Rotunde auf dem Petersberg, 6.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Izabella Simon (piano)

Schumann: Six Etudes in Canon Form, Op.5 (arrangement by Claude Debussy)
Debussy: Petite Suite
Bartók: Seven Pieces from Microcosmos
Kurtág: Games (excerpts)
Kurtág: Bach chorales
Beethoven: Great Fuge, Op.134
22/09/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Festival Theatre, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Jakub Jakowicz (violin)

Bach: Sonata for Solo Violin in G Minor
Bach: Sonata for Solo Violin in A Minor
Bach: Partita for Solo Violin in D Minor
26/09/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Izabella Simon (piano)

Schumann: Six Etudes in Canon Form, Op.56 (arrangement by Claude Debussy)
Brahms: Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op.56b
Mahler: Symphony No.1. (arrangement for piano four hands by Bruno Walter)
28/09/2018 - Dortmund, Germany
Konzerthaus
Giovanni Guzzo

Ysaye: The integral of Solo Sonatas for violin
28/09/2018 - Karlsruhe, Germany
Konzerthaus, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern
Jaime Martin (conductor)

Schumann: Cello Concerto
28/09/2018 - Grünwald, Germany
August Everding Saal, 8.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Tabea Zimmermann (alto)
Jörg Widmann (clarinet)

Schumann: Marchenerzahlungen, Op.132
Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Op.73
Schumann: Marchenbilder, Op.113
Widmann: Once upon a time...
Mozart: Kegelstatt Trio, K.498
30/09/2018 - Moscow, Russia
Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, 7.00 p.m.
Marius Stravinsky
with
Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra
Dmitry Maiboroda (piano)
Stepan Starikov (violin)

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons
Tchaikovsky: Concerto No.1 for Piano and Orchestra
30/09/2018 - Saarbrücken, Germany
Congresshalle, 11.00 a.m.,
István Várdai
with
Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern
Jaime Martin (conductor)

Schumann: Cello Concerto
04/10/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Hungarian National Philharmonic
Bertrand de Billy (conductor)

Dutilleux: Tout un monde lointain...(A whole distant world...) - cello concerto
05/10/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Balázs Szokolay (piano)
Miklós Perényi (cello)

Debussy: Piano Trio in G Major
Chopin: Piano Trio
07/10/2018 - Budapest
Budapest Music Center, 7.30 p.m.
Dénes Várjon

works of Kurtág and Bartók
10/10/2018 - Helsinki, Finland
Helsinki Music Center, 7.00 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
Susanna Mälkki (conductor)

Dvorák: Cello Concerto
11/10/2018 - Helsinki, Finland
Helsinki Music Center, 7.00 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra
Susanna Mälkki (conductor)

Dvorák: Cello Concerto
13/10/2018 - London, United Kingdom
Wigmore Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Veronika Eberle (violin)

programme tba.
20/10/2018 - Costa Mesa, USA
Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall
Kristóf Baráti
with
Mariinsky Orchestra
Valery Gergiev (conductor)

Stravinsky: Violin Concerto
22/10/2018 - Engelberg, Switzerland
Dénes Várjon

between 22-28 October attend Zwischentöne Festival
28/10/2018 - St.Petersbourg, Russia
Small Philharmonic Hall
István Várdai

programme tba
05/11/2018 - Hong Kong, China
István Várdai
with
Sunwook Kim (piano)

de Falla: Seven Spanish Folksongs
Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata
Kodály: Hungarian Rondo
Bach: Sonata in G Major, BWV 1027
Franck: Sonata in A Major for Cello and Piano
08/11/2018 - Bad Schellerbach, Austria
Atrium Europasaal, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai

Bach: Suites for Solo Cello Nos. 1, 5, 6
09/11/2018 - Toulouse, France
Halle des Grains, 20h
Dénes Várjon
with
Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse
Tugan Sokhiev (conductor)

Liszt: Piano Concerto in A Major
10/11/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Péter Frankl (piano)

Beethoven: The integral of cello-piano sonatas
15/11/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, Solti Hall, 7.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon

participation as artistic leader at kamara.hu chamber music festival, programme tba
15/11/2018 - Moscow, Russia
Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Rachmaninov Hall
István Várdai

Ligeti: Sonata for Solo Cello
Bach: Suite No.5 for Solo Cello in C Minor
Kodály: Sonata for Solo Cello, Op.8
16/11/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, Solti Hall, 7.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon

participation as artistic leader at kamara.hu chamber music festival, programme tba
17/11/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Dénes Várjon

participation as artistic leader at kamara.hu chamber music festival, programme tba
18/11/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, Solti Hall, 7.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon

participation as artistic leader at kamara.hu chamber music festival, programme tba
22/11/2018 - Elmau, Germany
Schloss
István Várdai
with
Enrico Pace (piano)

Bach: Suite for Solo Cello in G Major
Bartók: Rhapsody for Cello and Piano
Brahms: Sonata for Cello and Piano in E Minor
23/11/2018 - Bolzano, Italy
István Várdai
with
Enrico Pace (piano)

Bach: Suite for Solo Cello in G Major
Bartók: Rhapsody for Cello and Piano
Brahms: Sonata for Cello and Piano in E Minor
24/11/2018 - Norwich, United Kingdom
John Innes Centre, 7.30 p.m.
Dénes Várjon

Bach: Partita No.3. in A Minor
Brahms: Six Pieces, Op.118
Beethoven: Sonata in B-Flat Major, Op.106 ("Hammerklavier")
27/11/2018 - Zurich, Switzerland
Zsolt Hamar
with
Hungarian National Philharmonic
Louis Schwizgebel (piano)

Veress: Threnos (in memoriam Béla Bartók)
Liszt: Piano Concerto No.1 in E-Flat Major, S.124
Liszt: A Faust Symphony
27/11/2018 - Zurich, Switzerland
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)
Louis Schwizgebel (piano)

Veress: Threnos (in memoriam Béla Bartók)
Liszt: Piano Concerto No.1 in E-Flat Major, S.124
Liszt: A Faust Symphony
28/11/2018 - Luzern, Switzerland
Zsolt Hamar
with
Hungarian National Philharmonic
Louis Schwizgebel (piano)

Veress: Threnos (in memoriam Béla Bartók)
Liszt: Piano Concerto No.1 in E-Flat Major, S.124
Liszt: A Faust Symphony
28/11/2018 - Luzern, Switzerland
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)
Louis Schwizgebel (piano)

Veress: Threnos (in memoriam Béla Bartók)
Liszt: Piano Concerto No.1 in E-Flat Major, S.124
Liszt: A Faust Symphony
30/11/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Dénes Várjon

Bach: Partita in A Minor, BWV 827
Brahms: Six Pieces for Piano, Op.118
Beethoven: Piano Sonata No.29.Op.106 "Hammerklavier"
09/12/2018 - Marseille, France
Auditorium du Pharo
István Várdai
with
Orchestre Philharmonique de Marseille
Philippe Auguin (conductor)

Elgar: Cello Concerto
11/01/2019 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Máté Szücs (viola)
István Várdai (cello)
Kristóf Baráti (violin)

Brahms: the integral of piano quartets
11/01/2019 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Máté Szücs (viola)
Dénes Várjon (piano)
István Várdai (cello)

Brahms: the integral of piano quartets
11/01/2019 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Máté Szücs (viola)
Dénes Várjon (piano)
Kristóf Baráti (violin)

Brahms: the integral of piano quartets
13/01/2019 - Manchester, United Kingdom
Bridgewater Hall, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
NN (conductor)

Elgar: Cello Concerto
17/01/2019 - Enschede, Netherlands
István Várdai
with
Rosanne Philippens (violin)
Zoltán Fejérvári (piano)

programme tba
18/01/2019 - Haarlem, Netherlands
István Várdai
with
Rosanne Philippens (violin)
Zoltán Fejérvári (piano)

programme tba
18/01/2019 - Budapest
Duna Palota, 7.00 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Duna Symphony Orchestra
Gábor Farkas (piano)

Liszt: Les Préludes
Liszt: Piano Concerto in A Major
Beethoven: Romance in F Major
Beethoven: Symphony No.5
20/01/2019 - Boswil, Switzerland
Dénes Várjon
with
Steven Isserlis (cello)

programme tba
20/01/2019 - Ludwigshafen, Germany
István Várdai
with
Veronika Hagen (violin)
Rudolf Meister (piano)

Beethoven: Sonata for Cello and Piano in D Major, Op.102.No.2
Schubert: Fantasy in C Major for Violin and Piano
Brahms: Piano Trio in B Major
24/01/2019 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, Solti Hall, 7.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Hanna Weinmester (viola)
Rafael Rosenfeld (cello)
Mary Ellen Woodside (violin)
Izabella Simon (piano)

Schumann: Fantasiestücke, Op.88 
Schumann: Sonata No.1 for Violin and Piano in A Minor, Op.105 
Schumann: Pictures from the East, Op.66
Schumann: Piano Trio No.3 in G Minor, Op.110
25/01/2019 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, Solti Hall, 7.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Hanna Weinmester (viola)
Rafael Rosenfeld (cello)
Mary Ellen Woodside (violin)
Izabella Simon (piano)

Schumann: Six Studies in Canon Form, Op.56 - arrangement by Theodor Kirchner 
Schumann: 12 Piano Pieces for Young and Older Children, Op.85
Schumann: Violin Concerto - Movement II - arrangement by Steven Isserlis 
Schumann: Piano Trio No.1 in D Minor, Op.63
31/01/2019 - Nelson, New Zealand
Dénes Várjon

between January 31 and February 9 participate at Adam Chamber Music Festival
03/02/2019 - Colne, Great Britain
The Muni Theatre
István Várdai
with
Manchester Camerata
Gábor Takács-Nagy (conductor)

Haydn: Cello Concerto in D Major
04/02/2019 - Manchester, United Kingdom
Stoller Hall
István Várdai
with
Manchester Camerata
Gábor Takács-Nagy (conductor)

Haydn: Cello Concerto in D Major
06/02/2019 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Manchester Camerata
Gábor Takács-Nagy (conductor)

Haydn: Cello Concerto in D Major
08/02/2019 - Manchester, United Kingdom
Stoller Hall
István Várdai
with 
Manchester Camerata
Gábor Takács-Nagy (conductor)

between February 8th and 10th recording of Haydn's Cello Concerto in G Major and Anton Kraft's Cello Concerto in C Major for the Chandos label
13/02/2019 - Sevilla, Spain
Sala Turina
István Várdai
with
Liza Ferschtman (violin)
Elisabeth Leonskaja (piano)

Schubert: Piano Trios
14/02/2019 - Madrid, Spain
Auditorio Nacional, Chamber Hall
István Várdai
with
Liza Ferschtman (violin)
Elisabeth Leonskaja (piano)

Schubert: Piano Trios
14/02/2019 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Hungarian National Philharmonic
Hartmut Haenchen (conductor)

Brahms: Violin Concerto
15/02/2019 - Budapest
Vigadó, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Hungarian National Philharmonic
Hartmut Haenchen (conductor)

Brahms: Violin Concerto
16/02/2019 - Leeds, United Kingdom
Town Hall
István Várdai
with
Manchester Camerata
Gábor Takács-Nagy (conductor)

Haydn: Cello Concerto in D Major
17/02/2019 - Waikanae, New Zealand
Memorial Hall, 2.30 p.m.
Dénes Várjon

programme tba
18/02/2019 - Alicante, Spain
Teatro Principal
István Várdai
with
Liza Ferschtman (violin)
Elisabeth Leonskaja (piano)

Schubert: Piano Trios
28/02/2019 - Grünwald, Germany
August Everding Saal, 8.00 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Munich Chamber Orchestra

programme tba