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all concerts
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 No.4 for Cello and Piano in C Major, Op.102.No.1
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
Schloss Schwetzingen, Mozartsaal, 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
Théatre du Gymnase Marie Bell, 8.00 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
István Várdai (cello)

Mozart: Duo in G Major, K.423
Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Cello
Kodály: Duo for Violin and Cello, Op.7
08/05/2018 - Paris, France
Théatre du Gymnase Marie Bell, 8.00 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Kristóf Baráti (violin)

Mozart: Duo in G Major, K.423
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)
Klára Kolonits (soprano)
István Horváth (tenor)
Antal Cseh (baritone)
Géza Gábor (bass)

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: Gaspard de la nuit
18/05/2018 - Békéscsaba, Hungary
Lutheran Small Chuch, 7.00 p.m.
István Várdai
with 
Zoltán Fejérvári (piano)

Bach: Gamba Sonata No.1 in G Major, BWV 1027
Bach: Suite for Solo Cello No.2 in D Minor, BWV 1008
Bach: Gamba Sonata No.2 in D Major, BWV 1028
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
Theater Schloss Cappenberg, 7.30 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Mirijam Contzen (violin)
Nora Chastain (violin)
Latica Honda-Rosenberg (violin)
Hartmut Rohde (viola)
Ulrich Eichenauer (viola)
Peter Hörr (cello)
Konstantin Heidrich (cello)
Danjulo Ishizaka (cello)
Tobias Bredohl (piano)

Mozart: String Quartet in B-Flat Major, KV 458
Suk: Piano Quartet No.1 in A Minor, Op.1
Mendelssohn: String Octet in E-Flat Major, Op.20
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 
21/05/2018 - Selm, Germany
Theater Schloss Cappenberg, 7.30 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Sebastian Manz (clarinet)
Mirijam Contzen (violin)
Nora Chastain (violin)
Latica Honda-Rosenberg (violin)
Ulrich Eichenauer (viola)
Peter Hörr (cello)
Konstantin Heidrich (cello)
Danjulo Ishizaka (cello)
Gülru Ensari (piano)
Herbert Schuch (piano)
Tobias Bredohl (piano)

Schumann: Six Studies in Canon Form, Op.56
Fuchs: Clarinet Quintet in E-Flat Major, Op.102
Beethoven: String Quintet in C Major, Op.29
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
23/05/2018 - Selm, Germany
Theater Schloss Cappenberg, 7.30 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Sebastian Manz (clarinet)
Mirijam Contzen (violin)
Erika Geldsetzer (violin)
Latica Honda-Rosenberg (violin)
Ulrich Eichenauer (viola)
Peter Hörr (cello)
Danjulo Ishizaka (cello)
Tobias Bredohl (piano)
Gustavo D´Ippolito (double-bass) 

Weber: Clarinet Quintet in B-Flat Major, Op.34
Mozart: String Quintet in C Major, KV 515
Shostakovitch: Piano Quintet in G Minor, Op.57
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 - Selm, Germany
Theater Schloss Cappenberg, 7.30 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Emmanuel Laville (oboe)
Mirijam Contzen (violin)
Erika Geldsetzer (violin)
Guy Ben-Ziony (viola)
Ulrich Eichenauer (viola)
Peter Hörr (cello)
Hannah Roberts (cello)
Gustavo D´Ippolito (double-bass) 

Vivaldi: The Four Seasons, Op.8
Bax: Quintet for Oboe and Strings
Brahms: String Sextet No.2 in G Major, Op.36
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
26/05/2018 - Selm, Germany
Theater Schloss Cappenberg, 7.30 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Emmanuel Laville (oboe)
Sebastian Manz (clarinet)
Mirijam Contzen (violin)
Erika Geldsetzer (violin)
Latica Honda-Rosenberg (violin)
Guy Ben-Ziony (viola)
Ulrich Eichenauer (viola)
Peter Hörr (cello)
Hannah Roberts (cello)
Gülru Ensari (piano)
Herbert Schuch (piano)
Tobias Bredohl (piano)

Hummel: Piano Quintet in E-Flat Minor, Op.87
Prokofiev: Quintet for Oboe, Clarinet, Violin, Viola and Double-Bass in G Minor, Op.39
Ravel: Tzigane
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
27/05/2018 - Selm, Germany
Theater Schloss Cappenberg, 5.00 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Sebastian Manz (clarinet)
Mirijam Contzen (violin)
Erika Geldsetzer (violin)
Latica Honda-Rosenberg (violin)
Guy Ben-Ziony (viola)
Ulrich Eichenauer (viola)
Peter Hörr (cello)
Hannah Roberts (cello)
Gülru Ensari (piano)
Herbert Schuch (piano)
Tobias Bredohl (piano) 

Janácek: Sonata for Violin and Piano
Bartók: Contrasts, Sz.111
Tchaikovsky: String Sextet in D Minor, Op.70 „Souvenir de Florence“
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 - Liesborn, Germany
Museum Abtei, 8.00 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Kirill Troussov (violin)
Răzvan Popovici (viola)
Uxia Martinez Botana (double-bass)
Alexandra Troussova (piano)

Brahms: Piano Trio No.1 in B Major, Op.8
Schubert: Piano Quintet in A Major "Trout", D.677
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)

Rebecca Clarke: Sonata for Viola and Piano
Liszt: Romance Oubliée, S527
Chopin: Sonata in G Minor for Cello and Piano, Op.65
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
Colegiul Academic, 7.00 p.m.
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
Colegiul Academic, 7.00 p.m.
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
Eszter Sümegi (soprano)

Milhaud: Ani maamin – cantata
Bernstein: Symphony No.3. ("Kaddish”)
21/06/2018 - Peasmarsh, United Kingdom
Church of St Peter and St Paul, 8.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Mark Steinberg (violin)
Richard Lester (cello)

Schumann: Piano Trio in G Minor, Op.110
21/06/2018 - Budapest
Synagoge in Dohány Street, 8.00 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)
Hungarian National Choir
Eszter Sümegi (soprano)

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
23/06/2018 - Peasmarsh, United Kingdom
Church of St Peter and St Paul, 11.30 a.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Richard Lester (cello)

Chopin: Cello Sonata in G Minor, Op.65
24/06/2018 - Cully, Switzerland
Temple, 6.00 p.m.
István Várdai

Bach: Suites for Solo Cello Nos. 1, 5, 6
24/06/2018 - Peasmarsh, United Kingdom
Church of St Peter and St Paul, 4.30 p.m. and 7.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Mark Steinberg (violin)
Anthony Marwood (violin)
Richard Lester (cello)

at 4.30 p.m.
Schumann: Violin Sonata in D Minor, Op.121

at 7.00 p.m.
Beethoven: Piano Trio in B-Flat Major, Op.97 "Archduke"
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, 6.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Quatuor Terpsycordes 
Máté Szücs (viola)

Schönberg: Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4 
Brahms: String Sextet No.1 in B Major, Op.18
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
with
Quatuor Terpsycordes
Máté Szücs (viola)

Schönberg: Verklärte Nacht, Op. 4
Brahms: String Sextet No.1 in B Major, Op.18
11/07/2018 - Bellerive, Switzerland
Ferme de St-Maurice, 8.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Alexandra Conunova (violin) 
Blythe Teh-Engstroem (alto)
Olga Polonsky (alto) 
Camille Thomas (cello)
Giovanni Guzzo (violin)

Brahms: String Sextet, Op.18
11/07/2018 - Bellerive, Switzerland
Ferme de St-Maurice, 8.30 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Alexandra Conunova (violin) 
Blythe Teh-Engstroem (alto)
Olga Polonsky (alto) 
Camille Thomas (cello)
István Várdai (cello)

Brahms: String Sextet, Op.18
12/07/2018 - Bellerive, Switzerland
Ferme de St-Maurice, 8.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Alexandra Conunova (violin)
Sayaka Takeuchi (violin)
Giovanni Guzzo (violin)
Anthony Fournier (violin)
Olga Polonsky (viola)
Blythe Teh-Engstroem (viola)
Stephan Koncz (cello)

Mendelssohn: String Octet, Op.20
Shostakovich: Two Pieces for String Octet
12/07/2018 - Bellerive, Switzerland
Ferme de St-Maurice, 8.30 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Alexandra Conunova (violin)
Sayaka Takeuchi (violin)
István Várdai (cello)
Anthony Fournier (violin)
Olga Polonsky (viola)
Blythe Teh-Engstroem (viola)
Stephan Koncz (cello)

Mendelssohn: String Octet, Op.20
Shostakovich: Two Pieces for String Octet
14/07/2018 - Szombathely, Hungary
Zsolt Hamar

between July 14 and 21 master-class at the Bartók Festival
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. and 7.00 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, Op.8
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
Civic Theatre, 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
Civic Theatre, 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 - Mundingburra, Australia
Mary MacKillop Church, 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
Civic Theatre, 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
The Ville Resort, 10.15 a.m., Civic Theatre, 5.00 and 7.30 p.m. 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
Civic Theatre, 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, 8.00 p.m.
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
Town Hall Theatre, 8.00 p.m.
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
Holy Trinity Church, 2.30 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Diane Ketler (piano)
Natalie Clein (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)

Schumann: Five Pieces in Folk Style
Beethoven: Sonata No.4 for Cello and Piano in C Major
Brahms: Sonata No.2  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
18/09/2018 - Beijing, China
Tsinghua Concert Hall
István Várdai
with
Eva Yulin Shen (piano)

programme tba
19/09/2018 - Qingdao, China
Qingdao Poly Grand Theatre
István Várdai
with
Eva Yulin Shen (piano)

programme tba
21/09/2018 - Nanjing, China
Jiangsu Center for the Performing Arts
István Várdai
with
Eva Yulin Shen (piano)

programme tba
22/09/2018 - Lanzhou, China
Gansu Grand Theatre
István Várdai
with
Eva Yulin Shen (piano)

programme tba
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
23/09/2018 - Beijing, China
Forbidden City Concert Hall
István Várdai
with
Eva Yulin Shen (piano)

programme tba
25/09/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)
Fülöp Ránki (piano)

Ligeti: Concert Românesc
Bartók: Piano Concerto No.1
Dohnányi: Symphony No.2
25/09/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Hungarian National Philharmonic
Fülöp Ránki (piano)

Ligeti: Concert Românesc
Bartók: Piano Concerto No.1
Dohnányi: Symphony No.2
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
29/09/2018 - Künzelsau, Germany
Carmen Würth Forum, 6.00 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Ensemble Esperanza

Haydn: Cello Concerto in C Major
29/09/2018 - Budapest
Mathias Church, 8.00 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Hungarian National Philharmonic
Hungarian National Choir
Emőke Baráth (soprano)
Tibor Szappanos (tenor)
István Kovács (bass)

Haydn: The Creation
29/09/2018 - Budapest
Mathias Church, 8.00 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)
Hungarian National Choir
Emőke Baráth (soprano)
Tibor Szappanos (tenor)
István Kovács (bass)

Haydn: The Creation
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
30/09/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra

Bach: Violin Concerto in A Minor, BWV 1041
Bach: Violin Concerto in E Major, BWV 1042
Schubert: Rondo in A Major for Violin and Strings, D.438
Mendelssohn: Symphony No.4 ("Italian"), Op.90
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
04/10/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Bertrand de Billy (conductor)
István Várdai (cello)
Hungarian National Choir

Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine, Op.11
Fauré: Pavane, Op.50
Dutilleux: Tout un monde lointain...
Ravel: Daphnis and Chloé - ballet
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
06/10/2018 - Bad Ragaz, Switzerland
Grand Resort Bad Ragaz, 6.00 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Ensemble Esperanza

Haydn: Cello Concerto in C Major
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
11/10/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Andrey Boreyko (conductor)
Simon Trpceski (piano)

Brahms: Piano Concerto No.1 in D Minor, Op.15
Zemlinsky: The Mermaid - symphonic poem
12/10/2018 - Hamburg, Germany
Elbphilharmonie
István Várdai
with
Ensemble Esperanza

Haydn: Cello Concerto in C Major
12/10/2018 - Budapest
Vigadó, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)
Simon Trpceski (piano)

Brahms: Piano Concerto No.1 in D Minor, Op.15
Beethoven: Symphony No.4 in B-Flat Major, Op.60
12/10/2018 - Budapest
Vigadó, 7.30 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Hungarian National Philharmonic
Simon Trpceski (piano)

Brahms: Piano Concerto No.1 in D Minor, Op.15
Beethoven: Symphony No.4 in B-Flat Major, Op.60
13/10/2018 - London, United Kingdom
Wigmore Hall, 7.30 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
18/10/2018 - Budapest
Italian Institute, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Csaba Somos (conductor)
Zita Szemere (soprano)
Kornélia Bakos (mezzo)
Tibor Szappanos (tenor)
Marcell Bakonyi (baritone)
László Lisztes (narrator)
Hungarian National Choir
Angelica Girls' Choir

Haydn: Nelson Mass
György Orbán: Ricercare
20/10/2018 - Costa Mesa, USA
Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall
Kristóf Baráti
with
Mariinsky Orchestra
Valery Gergiev (conductor)

Stravinsky: Violin Concerto
25/10/2018 - Budapest
Festetics Palace, 7.30 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Chamber Orchestra of the Hungarian National Philharmonic

Haydn: Armida - overture
Haydn: Violin Concerto No.2. in G Major
Haydn: Symphony in C Major "Il distratto"
25/10/2018 - Budapest
Festetics Palace, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)

Haydn: Armida - overture
Haydn: Violin Concerto No.2. in G Major
Haydn: Symphony in C Major "Il distratto"
25/10/2018 - Northridge, USA
California State University, Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts, 8.00 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Mariinsky Orchestra
Valery Gergiev (conductor)

Stravinsky: Violin Concerto
26/10/2018 - Engelberg, Switzerland
Barocksaal Kloster Engelberg, 7.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon

programme tba.
27/10/2018 - Engelberg, Switzerland
Barocksaal Kloster Engelberg, 7.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Reto Bieri (clarinet)
Mary Ellen Woodside (violin)
Yura Lee (violin)
Alessandro D'Amico (viola)
Rafael Rosenfeld (cello)

Bartók: Contrasts
Brahms: Piano Quartet in G Minor
28/10/2018 - St.Petersbourg, Russia
Small Philharmonic Hall
István Várdai
with
Inga Dzekzer (piano)

Beethoven: Seven Variations on "Bei Männern, welche Liebe fühlen" from Mozart's Magic Flute", WoO 46 
Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata, D.821 
Tchaikovsky: Pezzo Capriccioso
Tchaikovsky: Nocturne, Op.19.No.4 
Janáček: Pohadka (A Fairy Tale) 
Kodály: Hungarian Rondo for Cello and Piano 
28/10/2018 - Engelberg, Switzerland
Barocksaal Kloster Engelberg, 11.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Virpi Räisänen (mezzo)
Reto Bieri (clarinet)
Izabella Simon (piano)

11.00 a.m.
Bartók: a solo piano piece tba
Holliger: Village Motives - four bagatels for soprano and piano
I.Szeghy: Folclorico for clarinet and piano

5.00 p.m.
Dvorák: Slavonic Dances for piano four hands - selection
Dvorák: Dumky Trio
28/10/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Festival Theater, 11.00 a.m. and 3.00 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Dániel Dinyés (conductor)

Grieg: Peer Gynt suite, Op.23
01/11/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Hungarian National Philharmonic
Hungarian National Choir
Gabriella Balga (soprano)
NN (tenor)
Bernadett Wiedermann (mezzo)
István Kovács (bass)

Dvorák: Requiem, Op.89
01/11/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)
Hungarian National Choir
Gabriella Balga (soprano)
NN (tenor)
Bernadett Wiedermann (mezzo)
István Kovács (bass)

Dvorák: Requiem, Op.89
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
06/11/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Hungarian National Philharmonic
Hungarian National  Choir
Gabriella Balga (soprano)
NN (tenor)
Anatoly Fokanov (baritone)
Misi Boros (piano)

Chopin: Piano Concerto in F Minor, Op.21
Mária Antal: The Stream
Rachmaninov: The Bells
06/11/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with 
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)
Hungarian National Choir
Gabriella Balga (soprano)
NN (tenor)
Anatoly Fokanov (baritone)
Misi Boros (piano)

Chopin: Piano Concerto in F Minor, Op.21
Mária Antal: The Stream
Rachmaninov: The Bells
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
11/11/2018 - Budapest
Italian Institute, 7.30 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Hungarian National Philharmonic
Hungarian National Choir
Zita Váradi (soprano)
Ingrid Kertesi (soprano)
Klára Kolonits (soprano)
István Horváth (tenor)

Poulenc: The Human Voice
Emil Petrovics: Lysistrate
11/11/2018 - Budapest
Italian Institute, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)
Hungarian National Choir
Zita Váradi (soprano)
Ingrid Kertesi (soprano)
Klára Kolonits (soprano)
István Horváth (tenor)

Poulenc: The Human Voice
Emil Petrovics: Lysistrate
15/11/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, Solti Hall, 7.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Csaba Klenyán (clarinet)
Rafael Rosenfeld (cello)

Beethoven: Clarinet Trio, Op.11 
15/11/2018 - Pécs, Hungary
Kodály Center, 7.00 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Pannon Philharmonic Orchestra
Howard Williams (conductor)

Bernstein: Serenade
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
with
Heinz Holliger (oboe)

Doráti: Duo Concertante
17/11/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 5.00 pm and 7.30 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
String Orchestra of the Liszt Academy
Heinz Holliger (conductor)
Izabella Simon (piano)
Reto Bieri (clarinet)
Alexander Janiczek (violin)
Rafael Rosenfeld (cello) 
Anthony Marwood (violin)
Jürg Dähler (viola)
Thomas Demenga (cello)

at 5.00 p.m.
Messiaen: Quatuor pour la fin du temps 

at 7.30 p.m.
Veress: Hommage a Paul Klee
Schumann: Piano Quartet in E-Flat Major, Op.47 
17/11/2018 - Budapest
Vigadó, 7.30 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Hungarian National Philharmonic
Vadim Gluzman (violin)

Schubert: Rosamunda overture
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op.35
Beethoven: Symphony No.7 in A Major, Op.92
17/11/2018 - Budapest
Vigadó, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)
Vadim Gluzman (violin)

Schubert: Rosamunda overture
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op.35
Beethoven: Symphony No.7 in A Major, Op.92
18/11/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, Solti Hall, 3.30 p.m. and 7.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Viviane Hagner (violin)
Ditta Rohmann (cello)
Anthony Marvood (violin)
Jürg Dähler (viola)
Thomas Demenga (cello)

at 3.30 p.m.
Schubert: Notturno, D.897 

at 7.00 p.m.
Fauré: Piano Quartet in C Minor, Op.15 
18/11/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Hungarian National Philharmonic
Vadim Gluzman (violin)

Schubert: Rosamunda overture
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op.35
Brahms: Symphony No.2 in D Major, Op.73
18/11/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)
Vadim Gluzman (violin)

Schubert: Rosamunda overture
Tchaikovsky: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op.35
Brahms: Symphony No.2 in D Major, Op.73
20/11/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.45 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Iván Fischer (conductor)
Zoltán Fejérvári (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Dvorak: Legend, Op.59/6
Dvorak: Slavonic dance, Op.46/5
Dvorak: Opusteny (The forsaken one) from Four Choruses, Op.29/4
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.1
Dvorak: Symphony No.6 
21/11/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.45 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Iván Fischer (conductor)
Zoltán Fejérvári (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Dvorak: Legend, Op.59/6
Dvorak: Slavonic dance, Op.46/5
Dvorak: Opusteny (The forsaken one) from Four Choruses, Op.29/4
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.1
Dvorak: Symphony No.6 
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
22/11/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.45 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Iván Fischer (conductor)
Zoltán Fejérvári (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Dvorak: Legend, Op.59/6
Dvorak: Slavonic dance, Op.46/5
Dvorak: Opusteny (The forsaken one) from Four Choruses, Op.29/4
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.1
Dvorak: Symphony No.6 
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")
25/11/2018 - Frankfurt, Germany
Alte Oper, 7.00 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Iván Fischer (conductor)
Sir András Schiff (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Dvorak: Legend, Op.59/6
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance, Op.46/5
Dvorak: Opusteny (The forsaken one) from Four Choruses, Op.29/4
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.1
Dvorak: Symphony No.6 
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 - Munich, Germany
Philharmonie im Gasteig, 8.00 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Iván Fischer (conductor)
Sir András Schiff (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Dvorak: Legend, Op.59/10
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance, Op.46/7
Dvorak: Misto klekani from Four Choruses, Op.29/1
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.2
Dvorak: Suite in A Major, Op.98b
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.3
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
29/11/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
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
29/11/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
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
29/11/2018 - Oslo, Norway
Konserthus, 7.00 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
Andrew Manze (conductor)

Bartók: Violin Concerto No.2
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"
30/11/2018 - Baden-Baden, Germany
Festspielhaus, 8.00 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Iván Fischer (conductor)
Sir András Schiff (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Dvorak: Legend, Op.59/6
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance, Op.46/5
Dvorak: Opusteny (The forsaken one) from Four Choruses, Op.29/4
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.1
Dvorak: Symphony No.6  
01/12/2018 - Warsaw, Poland
Filharmonia Narodowa
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Iván Fischer (conductor)
Zoltán Fejérvári (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Dvorak: Legend, Op.59/6
Dvorak: Slavonic dance, Op.46/5
Dvorak: Opusteny (The forsaken one) from Four Choruses, Op.29/4
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.1
Dvorak: Symphony No.6  
02/12/2018 - Vienna, Austria
Musikverein, 7.30 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Iván Fischer (conductor)
Sir András Schiff (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Dvorak: Legend, Op.59/6
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance, Op.46/5
Dvorak: Opusteny (The forsaken one) from Four Choruses, Op.29/4
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.1
Dvorak: Symphony No.6 
03/12/2018 - Vienna, Austria
Musikverein, 7.30 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Iván Fischer (conductor)
Sir András Schiff (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Dvorak: Legend, Op.59/10
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance, Op.46/7
Dvorak: Misto klekani from Four Choruses, Op.29/1
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.2
Dvorak: Suite in A Major, Op.98b
Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.3  
05/12/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Ton Koopman (conductor)
Gábor Tarkövi (trumpet)

Mozart: Symphony in E-Flat Major, K.132
Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in E-Flat Major, Hob.VIIe:1
Beethoven: Symphony No.2 in D Major, Op.36
07/12/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Concerto Budapest
András Keller (conductor)

Bach: Piano Concerto No.3 in D Major, BWV 1054
Chopin: Piano Concerto No.2 in F Minor, Op.21
07/12/2018 - Budapest
Vigadó, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Ton Koopman (conductor)
Gábor Tarkövi (trumpet)

Mozart: Symphony in E-Flat Major, K.132
Haydn: Trumpet Concerto in E-Flat Major, Hob.VIIe:1
Beethoven: Symphony No.2 in D Major, Op.36
08/12/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Concerto Budapest
András Keller (conductor)

Bach: Piano Concerto No.3 in D Major, BWV 1054
Chopin: Piano Concerto No.2 in F Minor, Op.21
09/12/2018 - Marseille, France
Auditorium du Pharo
István Várdai
with
Orchestre Philharmonique de Marseille
Philippe Auguin (conductor)

Elgar: Cello Concerto
13/12/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Hungarian National Philharmonic
Karita Mattila (soprano)

Haydn: La Fedelta Premiata - overture
Beeethoven: Ah! Perfido - concert aria, Op.65
Schumann: Overture, Scherzo and Finale, Op.52
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde - Prelude and Liebestod
R.Strauss: Death and Transfiguration
13/12/2018 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)
Karita Mattila (soprano)

Haydn: La Fedelta Premiata - overture
Beeethoven: Ah! Perfido - concert aria, Op.65
Schumann: Overture, Scherzo and Finale, Op.52
Wagner: Tristan und Isolde - Prelude and Liebestod
R.Strauss: Death and Transfiguration
15/12/2018 - Budapest
Italian Institute, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
János Ács (conductor)
Hungarian National Choir
Zsófia Bódi (soprano)
Gertrúd Wittinger (soprano)
Lúcia Megyesi-Schwartz (mezzo)
István Horváth (tenor)
Csaba Sándor (baritone)

Rossini: The Siege of Corinth - aria of Pamire
Rossini: Moses in Egypt - Prayer of Moses
Schubert: Miriams Siegesgesang, D942
Rossini: Little Solemn Mass
20/12/2018 - Budapest
Festetics Palace, 7.30 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Chamber Orchestra of the Hungarian National Philharmonic

Haydn: Il Mondo della Luna - overture
Haydn: Flute Concerto in D Major
Haydn: Symphony in C Major "La Roxelane"
20/12/2018 - Budapest
Festetics Palace, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)

Haydn: Il Mondo della Luna - overture
Haydn: Flute Concerto in D Major
Haydn: Symphony in C Major "La Roxelane"
23/12/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)
Hungarian National Choir
Csaba Somos (conductor)
Szilvia Rálik (soprano)
Ildikó Komlósi (mezzo)
Attila Kiss B. (tenor)
Péter Fried (bass)

Busto: O magnum mysterium
Britten: A hymn to the Virgin
János Vajda: Kolinda
Respighi: Lauda per la nativita del Signore
Beethoven: Symphony No.9 in D Minor, Op.125
23/12/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall 7.30 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Hungarian National Philharmonic
Csaba Somos (conductor)
Szilvia Rálik (soprano)
Ildikó Komlósi (mezzo)
Attila Kiss B. (tenor)
Péter Fried (bass)

Busto: O magnum mysterium
Britten: A hymn to the Virgin
János Vajda: Kolinda
Respighi: Lauda per la nativita del Signore
Beethoven: Symphony No.9 in D Minor, Op.125
30/12/2018 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall
István Várdai

programme tba
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
11/01/2019 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Lukasz Borowicz (conductor)
Jacques Zoon (flute)
Andrea Vigh (harp)

Moniuszko: Halka - overture
Mozart: Concerto for Flute and Harp in C Major, K.299
Szymanowski: Symphony No.2 in B-Flat Major, Op.19
13/01/2019 - Manchester, United Kingdom
Bridgewater Hall, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
NN (conductor)

Elgar: Cello Concerto
16/01/2019 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Dennis Russell-Davies (conductor)
Christoph Prégardien (tenor)

Schubert-Brahms: Greisengesang, D.778
Schubert: Romanze
Schubert-Webern: Der Wegweiser
Schubert-Webern: Du bist die Ruh, D.776
Schubert-Berlioz: Erlkönig, D.328
Schubert-Reger: Nacht und Träume, D.827
Wagner: The Ring Without Words - arrangement by Lorin Maazel
17/01/2019 - Enschede, Netherlands
Muziekcentrum, 8.00 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Rosanne Philippens (violin)
Zoltán Fejérvári (piano)

Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Cello
Schubert: Piano Trio No.1 in B-Flat Major, Op.99
18/01/2019 - Haarlem, Netherlands
Philharmonie Kleine Zaal, 8.15 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Rosanne Philippens (violin)
Zoltán Fejérvári (piano)

Ravel: Sonata for Violin and Cello
Schubert: Piano Trio No.1 in B-Flat Major, Op.99
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
24/01/2019 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Sylvain Cambreling (conductor)
Máté Szücs (viola)

Mozart: La finta gardiniera - overture, K.196
Beethoven: Symphony No.1 in C Major, Op.21
Berlioz: Harold in Italy, Op.16
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
25/01/2019 - Budapest
Vigadó, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Sylvain Cambreling (conductor)
Máté Szücs (viola)

Mozart: La finta gardiniera - overture, K.196
Beethoven: Symphony No.1 in C Major, Op.21
Berlioz: Harold in Italy, Op.16
27/01/2019 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Festival Theater, 11.00 a.m. and 3.00 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Dániel Dinyés (conductor)

Berlioz: Phantastic Symphony, Op.14
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
07/02/2019 - Vilnius, Lithuania
Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theater, 7.00 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Lithuanian National Opera Orchestra and Choir

Wagner: The Flying Dutchman
07/02/2019 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Kirill Karabits (conductor)
Martin Fröst (clarinet)

Stravinsky: Pulcinella - Suite for orchestra
Copland: Clarinet Concerto
Rachmaninov: Symphony No.3 in A Minor, Op.44
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
14/02/2019 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Hartmut Hänchen (conductor)
Kristóf Baráti (violin)

Brahms: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op.77
Shostakovich: Symphony No.8 in C Minor, Op.65
15/02/2019 - Budapest
Vigadó, 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.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Hartmut Hänchen (conductor)
Kristóf Baráti (violin)

Brahms: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op.77
Beethoven: Symphony No.5 in C Minor, Op.67
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
28/02/2019 - Dundee, United Kingdom
Caird Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Gilbert Varga (conductor)

Brahms: Violin Concerto
01/03/2019 - Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Usher Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Gilbert Varga (conductor)

Brahms: Violin Concerto
02/03/2019 - Glasgow, United Kingdom
Royal Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Gilbert Varga (conductor)

Brahms: Violin Concerto
07/03/2019 - Budapest
Festetics Palace, 7.30 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Chamber Orchestra of the Hungarian National Philharmonic

Haydn: Il Ritorno di Tobia - overture
Haydn: Cello Concerto in C Major
Haydn: Symphony in F Minor "La Passione"
07/03/2019 - Budapest
Festetics Palace, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)

Haydn: Il Ritorno di Tobia - overture
Haydn: Cello Concerto in C Major
Haydn: Symphony in F Minor "La Passione"
11/03/2019 - Padova, Italy
Auditorio Pollini, 8.15 p.m.
Dénes Várjon

programme tba
14/03/2019 - Manchester, United Kingdom
Bridgewater Hall, 1.10 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Simon Parkin (piano)

programme tba
14/03/2019 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Hungarian National Philharmonic
Hungarian National Choir
Klára Kolonits (soprano)
Andrea Szántó (mezzo)

Mahler: Symphony No.2
14/03/2019 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)
Hungarian National Choir
Klára Kolonits (soprano)
Andrea Szántó (mezzo)

Mahler: Symphony No.2
15/03/2019 - Halberstadt, Germany
Grosses Haus, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Orchester des Nordharzer Städtebundtheaters
NN (conductor)

Schumann: Cello Concerto in A Minor, Op.129 
16/03/2019 - Quedlinburg, Germany
Grosses Haus, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Orchester des Nordharzer Städtebundtheaters
NN (conductor)

Schumann: Cello Concerto in A Minor, Op.129 
17/03/2019 - Halberstadt, Germany
Rathaussaal, 6.00 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Zarina Shimanskaya (piano)

Beethoven: Sonata No.5 in D Major for Cello and Piano, Op.102.No.2
Brahms: Sonata No.1 in E Minor for Cello and Piano, Op.38
Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata, D.821
Popper: Hungarian Rhapsody, Op.68
17/03/2019 - Perugia, Italy
Dénes Várjon
with
Carolin Widmann (violin)

programme tba
18/03/2019 - Bologna, Italy
Dénes Várjon
with
Carolin Widmann (violin)

programme tba
22/03/2019 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Hungarian National Philharmonic
Jan Vogler (cello)

Rameau: Les Indes galantes - suite
Saint-Saens: Cello Concerto No.1 in A Minor, Op.33
Bruckner: Symphony No.4
22/03/2019 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)
Jan Vogler (cello)

Rameau: Les Indes galantes - suite
Saint-Saens: Cello Concerto No.1 in A Minor, Op.33
Bruckner: Symphony No.4
24/03/2019 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Festival Theater, 11.00 a.m. and 3.00 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Dániel Dinyés (conductor)

Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.5 in E Minor, Op.64
27/03/2019 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, Solti Hall, 7.00 p.m.
István Várdai
with
István Várdai (cello)
Antje Weithaas (violin)
Máté Szücs (viola)

Schumann: Five Pieces in Folk Style, Op.102
Schumann: Piano Quartet in C Minor, WoO 32
27/03/2019 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, Solti Hall, 7.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
István Várdai (cello)
Antje Weithaas (violin)
Máté Szücs (viola)
Izabella Simon (piano)

Schumann: Five Pieces in Folk Style, Op.102
Schumann: Ballszenen, Op.109
Schumann: Piano Quartet in C Minor, WoO 32
28/03/2019 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, Solti Hall, 7.00 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Dénes Várjon (piano)
Antje Weithaas (violin)

Schumann: Piano Trio No.2 in F Major, Op.80
28/03/2019 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, Solti Hall, 7.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
István Várdai (cello)
Antje Weithaas (violin)
Izabella Simon (piano)
Máté Szücs (viola)

Schumann: Three Romances, Op.94
Schumann: Piano Trio No.1 in D Minor, Op.63
Schumann: Kinderball, Op.130
Schumann: Piano Trio No.2 in F Major, Op.80
29/03/2019 - London, United Kingdom
Wigmore Hall, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Kristóf Baráti (violin)
Vikingur Olafsson (piano)

Shostakovich: Piano Trio No.1 in C Minor, Op.8
Beethoven: Symphony No.2 (arrangement for piano trio)
Rachmaninov: Trio Élégique No.1 in G Minor
Shostakovich: Piano Trio No.2 in E Minor, Op.67
29/03/2019 - London, United Kingdom
Wigmore Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
István Várdai (cello)
Vikingur Olafsson (piano)

Shostakovich: Piano Trio No.1 in C Minor, Op.8
Beethoven: Symphony No.2 (arrangement for piano trio)
Rachmaninov: Trio Élégique No.1 in G Minor
Shostakovich: Piano Trio No.2 in E Minor, Op.67
29/03/2019 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Zsolt Hamar
with
Hungarian National Philharmonic
Jeremy Denk (piano)

Tchaikovsky: Suite No.4 "Mozartiana"
Mozart: Piano Concerto in C Major, K.503
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.6 in B Minor "Pathetique", Op.74
29/03/2019 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Zsolt Hamar (conductor)
Jeremy Denk (piano)

Tchaikovsky: Suite No.4 "Mozartiana"
Mozart: Piano Concerto in C Major, K.503
Tchaikovsky: Symphony No.6 in B Minor "Pathetique", Op.74
05/04/2019 - Philadelphia, USA
Kimmel Center, Perelman Theatre, 8.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon

Beethoven: Piano Sonata in A Major, Op.101
Brahms: Six Piano Pieces, Op.118
Kurtág: Games (excerpts)
Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, Op.13
06/04/2019 - Philadelphia, USA
Dénes Várjon

master-class
07/04/2019 - New York City, USA
István Várdai
with
Roman Rabinovich (piano)

Beethoven: 12 Variations on 'Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen'
Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata
Rachmaninov: Sonata for Cello and Piano in G Minor, Op.19
08/04/2019 - Washington D.C., USA
Evermay, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Roman Rabinovich (piano)

Beethoven: 12 Variations on 'Ein Mädchen oder Weibchen'
Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata
Rachmaninov: Sonata for Cello and Piano in G Minor, Op.19
10/04/2019 - Fresno, USA
California State University, Concert Hall, 8.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon

Beethoven: Piano Sonata in A Major, Op.101
Brahms: Six Piano Pieces, Op.118
Kurtág: Games (excerpts)
Beethoven: Piano Sonata in B-Flat Major, Op.106 "Hammerklavier"
12/04/2019 - Spokane, USA
Martin Woldson Theatre, 3.00 p.m.
István Várdai

master-class
13/04/2019 - Washington D.C., USA
Kennedy Theatre, Terrace Theatre, 2.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon

Beethoven: Piano Sonata in A Major, Op.101
Brahms: Six Piano Pieces, Op.118
Kurtág: Games (excerpts)
Schumann: Symphonic Etudes, Op.13
13/04/2019 - Spokane, USA
Martin Woldson Theater, 8.00 p.m.
István Várdai
with 
Spokane Symphony
Jayce Ogren (conductor)

Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante
14/04/2019 - Spokane, USA
Martin Woldson Theater, 3.00 p.m.
István Várdai
with
Spokane Symphony
Jayce Ogren (conductor)

Prokofiev: Sinfonia Concertante 
16/04/2019 - Storrs, USA
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai

Bach: Suites for Solo Cello Nos.1, 3, 5
17/04/2019 - Storrs, USA
Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, 11.00 a.m. and 7.30 p.m.
István Várdai

11.00 a.m.
master-class

7.30 p.m.
Bach: Suites for Solo Cello Nos.2, 4, 6
24/04/2019 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Kobayashi Ken-Ichiro (conductor)
Hungarian National Choir
Eszter Sümegi (soprano)
Szabolcs Brickner (tenor)
Andrea Ulbrich (mezzo)
Krisztián Cser (bass)

Verdi: Requiem
25/04/2019 - Pécs, Hungary
Kodály Center, 7.00 p.m.
Hungarian National Philharmonic
with
Kobayashi Ken-Ichiro (conductor)
Hungarian National Choir
Eszter Sümegi (soprano)
Szabolcs Brickner (tenor)
Andrea Ulbrich (mezzo)
Krisztián Cser (bass)

Verdi: Requiem
28/04/2019 - Nice, France
Opéra Nice, 8.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Orchestre Philharmonique de Nice
György Győriványi-Ráth (conductor)

Beethoven: Piano Concerto No.4