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Giovanni Guzzo Appointed Concertmaster of Camerata Salzburg
Classical Concert Agency is proud to announce the appointment of its violinist, Giovanni Guzzo as new concertmaster of Camerata Salzburg.
Dénes Várjon Receives Kossuth Prize
Classical Concert Agency's pianist Dénes Várjon has been awarded with Hungary's highest cultural award, the Kossuth Prize, following in the footsteps of revered artists such as András Schiff, György Ligeti, György Kurtág, Éva Marton, Péter Eötvös and Iván Fischer.
 
all concerts
20/06/2021 - Lausanne, Switzerland
Salle Metropole, 11.15 a.m.
Gábor Káli
with
Lausanne Chamber Orchestra
Indira Rahmatulla (cello)

Stravinsky: Dumbarton Oaks
Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme
Mozart: Symphony in B-Flat Major, K.319
26/06/2021 - Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
Festsaal Werdenfels, 6.00 p.m. and 7.30 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Camerata Salzburg
Johannes Hinterholzer (horn)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

R.Strauss: Concert Overture
R.Strauss: Horn Concerto in E-Flat Major
Beethoven: Symphony No.4 (arrangement by R.Strauss)
07/07/2021 - Budapest
MOM Cultural House
Dénes Várjon
with
Concerto Budapest
András Keller (conductor)

Mozart: Piano Concerto in A Major, K.414
17/07/2021 - Balatonalmádi, Hungary
Dénes Várjon
with
Izabella Simon (piano)

programme tba
17/07/2021 - Balatonalmádi, Hungary
Simon-Várjon Piano Duo

programme tba
23/07/2021 - Budapest
Rumbach Synagoge, 2.00 p.m. + Budapest Music Center, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
2.00 p.m.
with
Katalin Kokas (violin)
Maxim Rysanov (viola)
Dóra Kokas (cello)
László Fenyő (cello)

Schubert: String Quintet in C Major

7.30  p.m.
with
Cristina Barbuti (piano)

Debussy: A girl with flaxen hair 
24/07/2021 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Jonian Ilias Kadesha (violin)
Barnabás Kelemen (viola)
Maxim Rysanov (viola)
László Fenyő (cello)

Dvorák: String Quintet in E-Flat Major, Op.97
25/07/2021 - Budapest
Castle Garden, Foundy Court, 11.00 a.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Izabella Simon (piano)

programme tba.
25/07/2021 - Budapest
Castle Garden, Foundy Court, 11.00 a.m.
Simon-Várjon Piano Duo

programme tba.
25/07/2021 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
artists of the Festival Academy
Maxim Rysanov (conductor)

Wagner: Siegfried Idyll
29/07/2021 - Budapest
Budapest Music Center
Dénes Várjon
with
Miklós Perényi (cello)

Between 29-31 July recording of works by Bartók, Kodály, Martinu and Debussy for the Tacet label
05/08/2021 - Balatonfüred, Hungary
Dénes Várjon
with
Budapest Strings
Izabella Simon (piano)

Mozart: Concerto for Two Pianos in E-Flat Major
05/08/2021 - Balatonfüred, Hungary
Simon-Várjon Piano Duo
with
Budapest Strings

Mozart: Concerto for Two Pianos in E-Flat Major
13/08/2021 - Kaposvár, Hungary
Szivárvány Cultural Palace
Kristóf Baráti

between 13-19 August participate as artistic director at Kaposfest International Chamber Music Festival
21/08/2021 - Sárospatak, Hungary
College of the Reformed Church
Dénes Várjon
with
Izabella Simon (piano)

programme tba
21/08/2021 - Sárospatak, Hungary
College of the Reformed Church
Simon-Várjon Piano Duo

programme tba
29/08/2021 - Ernen, Switzerland
St. George Church, 11.00 a.m.
Dénes Várjon

Beethoven: Piano Sonata in E-Flat Major, Op.27
Schumann: Krerisleriana, Op.16
Kodály: Dances of Marosszék
02/09/2021 - Berlin, Germany
Siemensvilla
Dénes Várjon

between 2-4 September recording for the Myrios label with Jörg Widmann and Tabea Zimmermann
03/09/2021 - Salzburg, Austria
Große Universitätsaula, 7.30 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Camerata Salzburg
Johannes Pirto (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Beethoven: String Quartet in F Minor (arrangement for string orchestra)
Mozart: Piano Concerto in D Minor, K.466
05/09/2021 - Salzburg, Austria
Große Universitätsaula, 11.00 a.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Camerata Salzburg
Johannes Pirto (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Beethoven: String Quartet in F Minor (arrangement for string orchestra)
Mozart: Piano Concerto in D Minor, K.466
07/09/2021 - Cologne, Germany
Deutschlandfunk Köln, Kammermusiksaal
Dénes Várjon
with
Antje Weithaas (violin)

between 7-10 September recording of the integral of Beethoven's sonatas for violin and piano
10/09/2021 - Westport, Ireland
Town Hall Theatre
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Hugh Tinney (piano)

Beethoven: Kreutzer Sonata
12/09/2021 - Westport, Ireland
Church
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Nicholas Daniel (oboe)
Timothy Ridout (viola)
Sinead O’Halloran (cello) 

Mozart: Oboe Quartet
Ysaye: Ballad
20/09/2021 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Budapest Strings

Vivaldi: Violin Concerto in E Minor, RV277
Kreisler: Violin Concerto in C Major ("In the Style of Vivaldi")
Wolf: Greetings, Mr.Vivaldi!
20/09/2021 - Bilbao, Spain
Palacio Euskalduna, 7.30 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Euskadiko Orkestra
Robert Trevino (conductor)

Péter Eötvös: Alhambra Violin Concerto
24/09/2021 - Zalaegerszeg, Hungary
Municipal Concert and Exhibition Hall
Dénes Várjon
with
Zalaegerszeg Symphony Orchestra
Izabella Simon (piano)

work for piano for hands (tba)
Mozart:  Piano Concerto No. 27 in B Flat Major, K.595
24/09/2021 - Zalaegerszeg, Hungary
Municipal Concert and Exhibition Hall
Simon-Várjon Piano Duo

works for piano four hands - tba
29/09/2021 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with 
István Várdai (cello)
Zoltán Fejérvári (piano)
Szabolcs Joó (percussion)
Dániel Láposi (percussion)
Kornél Hencz (percussion)

Shostakovich: Piano Trio No.1 in C Minor, Op.8
Shostakovich: Piano Trio No.2 in E Minor, Op.67
Shostakovich: Symphony No.15 (arrangement for piano trio and percussions)
03/10/2021 - Neumarkt, Germany
Historischer Reitstadel, 8.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Balthasar-Neumann-Chor
Izabella Simon (piano)
Katharina Konradi (soprano)
Michael Nagy (baritone)
Thomas Hengelbrock (conductor)

Brahms: A German Requiem
03/10/2021 - Neumarkt, Germany
Historischer Reitstadel, 8.00 p.m.
Simon-Várjon Piano Duo
with
Balthasar-Neumann-Chor
Katharina Konradi (soprano)
Michael Nagy (baritone)
Thomas Hengelbrock (conductor)

Brahms: A German Requiem
08/10/2021 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy
Dénes Várjon

Concert to greet Balázs Szokolay's 60th borthday - programme tba
15/10/2021 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Manchester Camerata
Gábor Takács-Nagy (conductor)

Mozart: Piano Concerto in B-Flat Major, K.595
16/10/2021 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, Hall X, 10.00 a.m.
Giovanni Guzzo

master-class for students of the Chamber Music Department
16/10/2021 - Pécs, Hungary
Kodály Center, 7.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Manchester Camerata
Gábor Takács-Nagy (conductor)

Mozart: Piano Concerto in A Major, K.488
17/10/2021 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, Hall X, 10.00 a.m.
Giovanni Guzzo

master-class for students of the Chamber Music Department
22/10/2021 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Orchestra of the Franz Liszt Music Academy
Gábor Takács-Nagy (conductor)
János Balázs (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (concertmaster)

Vivaldi: C-Major Concerto, RV 556 („Concerto per la solennità di San Lorenzo”)
Bartók: Piano Concerto No.2
Brahms: Symphony No.2
23/10/2021 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy
Dénes Várjon
with
Concerto Budapest
András Keller (conductor)

Weiner: Concertino
29/10/2021 - Vicenza, Italy
Teatro Olimpico
Dénes Várjon
with
Budapest Festival Orchestra
Iván Fischer (conductor)

Bartók: Piano Concerto No.3
31/10/2021 - Vienna, Austria
Konzerthaus Mozartsaal, 10.30 a.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Vienna Chamber Orchestra

programme tba
01/11/2021 - Arc-et-Senans, France
Dénes Várjon

between 1-7 November, 2021 participate at the Saline Royale Academy
06/11/2021 - Pécs, Hungary
Kodály Center, 7.00 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Pannon Philharmonic
Maxim Rysanov (viola)
Gábor Káli (conductor)

Britten: Double Concerto for Violin and Viola
Bruch: Double Concerto for Violin and Viola in E Minor, Op.88
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola in E-Flat Major, K.364
07/11/2021 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Pannon Philharmonic
Maxim Rysanov (viola)
Gábor Káli (conductor)

Britten: Double Concerto for Violin and Viola
Bruch: Double Concerto for Violin and Viola in E Minor, Op.88
Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante for Violin and Viola in E-Flat Major, K.364
18/11/2021 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, Solti Hall, 7.00 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti

between 18-21 November participate at "kamara.hu" International Chamber Music Festival
18/11/2021 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy
Dénes Várjon

between 18-21 November artistic leader of "kamara.hu" chamber music festival
18/11/2021 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy
Simon-Várjon Piano Duo

between 18-21 co-artistic directors of "kamara.hu" Chamber Music Festival
18/11/2021 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy
Giovanni Guzzo

 between 18-21 November participate at "kamara.hu" International Chamber Music Festival
01/12/2021 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, Hall X, 10.00 a.m.
Dénes Várjon

master-class for students of the Chamber Music Department
02/12/2021 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, Hall X, 10.00 a.m.
Dénes Várjon

master-class for students of the Chamber Music Department
10/12/2021 - Ancona, Italy
Dénes Várjon
with
Carolin Widmann (violin)

programme tba
11/12/2021 - Macerata, Italy
Teatro Lauro Rossi, 9.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Carolin Widmann (violin)

programme tba
12/12/2021 - Pesaro, Italy
Dénes Várjon
with
Carolin Widmann (violin)

programme tba
21/01/2022 - Düsseldorf, Germany
Tonhalle, 8.00 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Camerata Salzburg
Vikingur Olafsson (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (concertmaster)

Philip Glass: Opening (from Glassworks) - arrangement for piano and strings
Bach: Piano Concerto in F Minor, BWV 1056
Mozart: Serenade for Winds, K.384a
Bach: Sonata for Violin and Piano in F Minor - arrangement for piano and strings
Mozart: Piano Concerto in C Minor, K.491
23/01/2022 - Cologne, Germany
Philharmony, 4.00 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Camerata Salzburg
Vikingur Olafsson (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (concertmaster)

Philip Glass: Opening (from Glassworks) - arrangement for piano and strings
Bach: Piano Concerto in F Minor, BWV 1056
Mozart: Serenade for Winds, K.384a
Bach: Sonata for Violin and Piano in F Minor - arrangement for piano and strings
Mozart: Piano Concerto in C Minor, K.491
24/01/2022 - Hamburg, Germany
Elbphilharmonie, 8.00 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Camerata Salzburg
Vikingur Olafsson (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (concertmaster)

Philip Glass: Opening (from Glassworks) - arrangement for piano and strings
Bach: Piano Concerto in F Minor, BWV 1056
Mozart: Serenade for Winds, K.384a 
Bach: Sonata for Violin and Piano in F Minor - arrangement for piano and strings
Mozart: Piano Concerto in C Minor, K.491
25/01/2022 - Budapest
Palace of Arts, Béla Bartók National Concert Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Gábor Káli (conductor)

Chopin: Piano Concerto in F Minor
27/01/2022 - Braunschweig, Germany
Staatstheater, 8.00 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Camerata Salzburg
Vikingur Olafsson (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (concertmaster)

Philip Glass: Opening (from Glassworks) - arrangement for piano and strings
Bach: Piano Concerto in F Minor, BWV 1056
Mozart: Serenade for Winds, K.384a
Bach: Sonata for Violin and Piano in F Minor - arrangement for piano and strings
Mozart: Piano Concerto in C Minor, K.491
04/02/2022 - Drogheda, Ireland
St Peter’s Church of Ireland
Dénes Várjon

Bach: English Suite in A Minor
Schumann: Fantasie in C Major
Mozart: Rondo in D Major
Chopin: Sonata in B Minor
06/02/2022 - Aarhus, Denmark
Musikhuset Aarhus
Dénes Várjon

Bach: English Suite in A Minor
Schumann: Fantasie in C Major
Mozart: Rondo in D Major
Chopin: Sonata in B Minor
07/02/2022 - Luxembourg
Philharmony, 7.30 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Camerata Salzburg
Helen Grimaud (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Mozart: Piano Concerto in D Minor, K.466
Mozart: Piano Concerto in F Major, K.459
Mozart: Symphony No.40 in G Minor, K.550
09/02/2022 - Berlin, Germany
Philharmony, 8.00 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Camerata Salzburg
Helen Grimaud (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Mozart: Piano Concerto in D Minor, K.466
Mozart: Piano Concerto in F Major, K.459
Mozart: Symphony No.40 in G Minor, K.550
13/02/2022 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
String Orchestra of the Franz Liszt Music Academy

Respighi: Suite in G Major
Haydn: Violin Concerto in C Major
Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence, Op.70
27/02/2022 - Munich, Germany
Philharmonie am Gasteig, 8.00 a.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with 
Camerata Salzburg
Helen Grimaud (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Mozart: Piano Concerto in D Minor, K.466
Mozart: Piano Concerti in F Major, K.459
Mozart: Symphony No.40 in G Minor, K.550
05/03/2022 - Freiburg, Germany
Konzerthaus, 8.00 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Camerata Salzburg
Helen Grimaud (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Mozart: Piano Concerto in D Minor, K.466
Mozart: Piano Concerti in F Major, K.459
Mozart: Symphony No.40 in G Minor, K.550
06/03/2022 - Winchester, USA
Armstrong Concert Hall, 2.30 p.m.
Dénes Várjon

Bach: English Suite in A Minor
Schumann: Fantasie in C Major
Mozart: Rondo in D Major
Chopin: Sonata in B Minor
12/03/2022 - Fort Worth, USA
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 2.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Gary Levinson (violin)
Felix Olschofka (violin)
Iakov Zats (viola)
Bion Tsang (cello)
Brian Perry (double-bass)

Brahms: Piano Trio No.2 in C Major
Farrenc: Piano Quintet No 1.Op.30
Brahms. Piano Quartet No.2 in A Major, Op.26

18/03/2022 - Jacksonville, USA
Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, Robert E. Jacoby Symphony Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra
Courtney Lewis (conductor)

Mozart: Piano Concerto in C Minor
19/03/2022 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Óbuda Danubia Orchestra
Róbert Farkas (conductor)

Bruch: Violin Concerto
19/03/2022 - Jacksonville, USA
Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, Robert E. Jacoby Symphony Hall, 7.30 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra
Courtney Lewis (conductor)

Mozart: Piano Concerto in C Minor
26/03/2022 - Santa Monica, USA
Mendelsohn Hall, 4.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon

Bach. English Suite in A Minor
Schumann: Fantasie in C Major
Mozart: Rondo in D Major
Chopin: Sonata in B Minor
28/03/2022 - Paris, France
Philharmony, 8.00 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Camerata Salzburg
Helen Grimaud (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Mozart: Symphony No.40 in G Minor, K.550
Mozart: Piano Concerto in F Major, K.459
Mozart: Phantasy in D Minor, K.397
Mozart: Piano Concerto in D Minor, K.466
30/03/2022 - Hamburg, Germany
Elbphilharmonie, 8.00 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Camerata Salzburg
Helen Grimaud (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Mozart: Symphony No.40 in  G Minor, K.550
Mozart: Piano Concerto in F Major, K.459
Mozart: Phantasy in D Minor, K.397
Mozart: Piano Concerto in D Minor, K.466
02/04/2022 - Frankfurt, Germany
Alte Oper, 8.00 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Camerata Salzburg
Helen Grimaud (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Mozart: Symphony No.40 in G Minor, K.550
Mozart: Piano Concerto in F Major, K.459
Mozart: Piano Concerto in D Minor, K.466
07/04/2022 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Concerto Budapest
András Keller (conductor)

Bartók: Piano Concertro No.3
11/04/2022 - Veszprém, Hungary
Hangvilla
Dénes Várjon
with
Concerto Budapest
András Keller (conductor)

Bartók: Piano Concerto No.2
12/04/2022 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Concerto Budapest
András Keller (conductor)

Bartók: Piano Concerto No.2
22/04/2022 - Amsterdam, Netherlands
Concertegbouw, 8.15 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Iván Fischer (conductor)

Bartók: Piano Concerto No.3
07/05/2022 - Győr, Hungary
Richter Hall, 7.00 p.m.
Kristóf Baráti
with
Győr Philharmonic Orchestra
NN (conductor)

programme tba
14/05/2022 - Budapest
Bartók Memorial House
Dénes Várjon

Bartók: 15 Hungarian Peasant Songs, Nos.7-15.
Bartók: Evening with the Szeklers
Bartók: Bear Dance
Bartók: Allegro Barbaro
Bartók: Sonatina
Bartók: Two Mourning Songs
Bartók: Suite, Op.14
Bartók: Romanian Dance No.1
Bartók: Ballad
Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances
Bartók: Elegy No.1
Bartók: Three Burlesques
18/05/2022 - London, United Kingdom
Cadogan Hall
Giovanni Guzzo
with
English Chamber Orchestra
Beatrice Berrut (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Stravinsky: Concerto in D for Strings
Mozart: Piano Concerto No.17 in G Major, K.453
Schubert: Symphony No.5 in B-Flat Major, D.485
21/05/2022 - Geneva, Switzerland
Victoria Hall
Giovanni Guzzo
with
English Chamber Orchestra
Beatrice Berrut (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Stravinsky: Concerto in D for Strings
Mozart: Piano Concerto No.17 in G Major, K.453
Schubert: Symphony No.5 in B-Flat Major, D.485
22/05/2022 - Martigny, Switzerland
Giovanni Guzzo
with
English Chamber Orchestra
Beatrice Berrut (piano)
Giovanni Guzzo (leader)

Stravinsky: Concerto in D for Strings
Mozart: Piano Concerto No.17 in G Major, K.453
Schubert: Symphony No.5 in B-Flat Major, D.485
29/05/2022 - London, United Kingdom
Wigmore Hall, 11.30 a.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Izabella Simon (piano)

programme tba
29/05/2022 - London, United Kingdom
Wigmore Hall, 11.30 a.m.
Simon-Várjon Piano Duo

programme tba
13/06/2022 - Düsseldorf, Germany
Tonhalle, Mendelssohn Saal, 8.00 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Steven Isserlis (cello)
Alina Ibragimova (violin)

Sschumann: Piano Trio No.1 in D Minor, Op.63
17/06/2022 - Debrecen, Hungary
Kristóf Baráti

between 17-26 June participate in the jury of the International Kodály Competition
20/06/2022 - Bern, Switzerland
Dénes Várjon
with
Gringolts String Quartet

Bartók: Piano Quintet
21/06/2022 - Budapest
Franz Liszt Music Academy, 7.30 p.m.
Dénes Várjon
with
Gringolts String Quartet

Bartók: Piano Quintet
29/06/2022 - Barcelona, Spain
Liceu, 7.00 p.m.
Giovanni Guzzo
with
Magdalena Kožená (mezzo)
Sir Simon Rattle (piano)
Rahel Rilling (violin)
Amihai Grosz (viola)
Dávid Adorján (cello)
Kaspar Zehnder (flute)
Andrew Marriner (clarinet)

Chausson: Chanson perpétuelle, Op.37
Stravinsky: Three songs from Shakespeare
Ravel: Chansons madécasses
R. Strauss: Three songs of Ophelia from Shakespeare's Hamlet
Brahms: Fünf Ophelia-Lieder
Brahms: Zwei Gesänge, Op.91
Janácek: Řikadla
Dvorák: Six songs (arranged by Duncan Ward)