Hungarian Pianist on Mozarteum Programme

The Hungarian pianist Dénes Várjon will be joined by the violinists Joshua Bell and Alina Pogostkina, the violist Lawrence Power and the cellist Steven Isserlis for a pair of concerts at the Mozarteum in Salzburg on Monday and Wednesday.

The concert is part of the Salzburger Festival’s “Across the Borders” series. It features works by Czech composers. On the programme are Dvorak’s Drobnosti (Miniatures) for two violins and viola, Op. 75a, and his Piano Quintet in A, Op. 81, as well as Janacek’s Pohádka (Fairy Tale) for Cello and Piano and Smetana’s Piano Trio in G minor, Op. 15.
Since graduating from the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest in 1991, award-winning pianist Dénes Várjon appears regularly in the musical capitals of Europe and the United States. He has performed at the Lucerne Festival, the Weimar Art Festival, and the Edinburgh Festival, among others. Várjon has made solo appearances with such leading ensembles as the American Symphony Orchestra, the Zurich Tonhalle Orchestra, and the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra.

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