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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

Mr. Virágh’s composition Impromptu is available on YouTube

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András Gábor Virágh has received the Benedek Istvánffy award

This year, the Hungarian Composers’ Union gave the Benedek Istvánffy award named after the classic Hungarian composer for the 15th time. This award is given to a composer under 40 years of age for a piece of work presented in the previous year. In a strong competition this year, a one act opera by András Gábor Virágh titled Femme fatale 2200111XXG... Read more »

World premiere of Mr. Virágh’s composition, Trinity

András Gábor Virágh’s composition Trinity for string orchestra will be premierred by the Anima Musiciae chamber orchestra on 1st of October (The World Day of Music) at 7:00 p.m. at the Óbudai Társaskör. Location: Óbudai Társaskör Budapest III. Kiskorona utca 7. Detalied programme: Bach: Brandenburg Concerto 3, BWV 1048 Haydn: Cello Concerto in C major, Hob. VIIb: 1 Guest: Ildikó Szabó – cello... Read more »

András Gábor Virágh’s composition Triptyque is published in Germany

András Gábor Virágh’s composition Triptyque for flute and piano is published by the Ostinato-Musikverlag, Salzgitter, Germany. http://ostinato-musik.de/MS_autor_viragh.html Read more »

Organ improvisation on the gregorian chant Veni Creator Spiritus on youtube

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Mr. Virágh’s composition on the 17th World Saxophone Congress and Festival

17th World Saxophone Congress and Festival, Strasbourg, France 10. 07. 2015. 15:15 Erzsébet Seleljo – alto saxophone Irén Seleljo – piano http://webtv.saxopen.com/event/seleljo-duo-saxophone-piano-2/ “Tetra was composed by Virágh in 2010 and dedicated to us. We premierred the piece, played it all around Hungary and it has been on our repertoire ever since. Virágh’s complex harmonic and rhythmic language is combined with some extended... Read more »