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“… I think I speak for many others when I suggest that he should be invited again – we would all enrich our lives, if we get to know as many sides of this outstandingly talented musician and composer as possible.”

Balázs Szabó, musicologist

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…His piece, Tre Hymni was a beautiful mixture of tradition and invention; it can be characterised by clean modesty and parts composed with best taste. Just when we were amazed by the mature way of handling the piano, we were distracted by a beautiful vocal or cello melody, while a perfectly portioned flute melody formed a counter-piece…

Márk Aszódi, revizoronline.com

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“… the sensitively composed piano movements are the diverse utterances of an independent composer without tinges of any reminiscence.”

Kristóf Csengery, Life and Literature

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“… and indeed, the world of music is familiar with him as an immaculately prepared composer who feels at home in a number of genres and has an excitingly unique style.”

Balázs Szabó, feol.hu

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“… the artist played all these extremely complex compositions by heart without a single mistake or musical error, with highly colourful registration, and with a high level of focus embracing all details, while the style of the performance was elegantly cool and unbelievably self-confident.”

Balázs Szabó, feol.hu

News

Zoltán Kodály Scholarship for composers

András Gábor Virágh has awarded the Zoltán Kodály Scholarship for composers for the second time on the 1st of April. Read more »

Above Criticism – Studio5 Composers’ evening

https://zeneakademia.hu/all-programs/2019-03-09-studio-5-composers-evening-8181 Read more »

The Impromptu is published

Mr. Virágh’s chamber composition, the IMPROMPTU for Violin / Viola and Piano is published by the Kontrapunkt Music Publisher. https://bit.ly/2SUMa6d The Impromptu is available on YouTube: https://bit.ly/2XdIQBM     Read more »

Recording of Mr. Virágh’s Sinfonietta

The Sinfonietta for orchestra by András Gábor Virágh was recorded by the Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra on 14th and 15th of February. The conductor was Péter Dobszay. Read more »

The performance of the SINFONIETTA at the Franz Liszt University of Music, Budapest

The Hangoló magazine of the Budafok Dohnányi Orchestra in autumn 2018: Read more »

Interview in the Figaro Magazine of the Franz Liszt University of Music

The Budafok Dohnányi Orchestra is a prominent player of the Hungarian contemporary music life. In the 2018-2019 season it performed a number of contemporary pieces written by young composers. In January the orchestra will perform András Gábor Virágh’s Sinfonietta, concerning which we have received some intriguing details right from the composer.   Abigél Varga: The BudafokDohnányi Orchestra will play your Sinfonietta... Read more »