Competitors in the live rounds

Varga Oszkár

No. 50

21 December 1989

Hungary

 

He was born in Novi Sad in 1989 and started taking violin classes. When he was 18, he was admitted to the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music. He has been a participant of international masterclasses in Kaposvár, Bergamo and Karellis with musicians like Dejan Bogdanovich, Barnabás Kelemen, Alexander and Albert Markov. Having been invited by the latter, he spent three months in New York in the academic year 2009, and while being there, he won a full scholarship to the Long Island Conservatory of Music. In 2014-2015, as a member of the Kelemen Quartet he toured Europe's most prestigious chamber music halls. Recently, Mr Varga has appeared as a soloist and chamber music partners of greatly renowned artists at Hungarian and international festivals. Presently, he is a PhD student at the Doctoral School of the Liszt Academy.

 

Repertoire

 

Preliminary

Bartók: Rhapsody No. 1, BB 94

J. S. Bach: Violin Sonata No. 1 G minor, BWV 1001 – 1. Adagio

 

Semi-final

Bartók: Sonata for Violin and Piano No. 1, BB 84

 

Final

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major, K. 219

 

Grand Final

Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 2, BB 117