Ádám Balogh


October 30, 1997


Second Prize: Bartók World Competition (Budapest, Hungary)
Second Prize: Solo Piano Competition, Chautauqua Festival (New York State, USA)
Winner Artist Recognition Scholarship Competition Award: International Keyboard Institute and Festival (New York, USA)
Finalist Prize: New York Concert Artists’ Worldwide Debut Audition (New York, USA)
Prize for the Best Performance of a Lyrical Work: Cliburn Junior Competition (Fort Worth, USA)

Ádám Balogh studied in Budapest’s Franz Liszt Academy of Music, completing his Bachelor of Music as a student of Attila Némethy and Gábor Eckhardt. He is currently pursuing his Master of Music at Hannover’s Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien, studying under Arie Vardi. He has taken lessons and masterclasses with Dimitry Bashkirov, Zoltán Kocsis, Roger Muraro, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, Tamás Vásáry, Yoheved Kaplinsky, Douglas Humpherys, Alexander Kobrin, and Matti Raekallio.


Making his concerto debut at the age of thirteen with the Budapest Festival Orchestra, he has since performed with the Pannon Philharmonic Orchestra, the Hungarian National Symphonic Orchestra, Concerto Budapest, the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, the Danubia Orchestra, the NYCA Symphonic Orchestra and the Berlin Konzerthaus Orchestra.


Ádám has performed with orchestras conducted by maestros Iván Fischer and Tamás Vásáry, and in chamber music concerts with the Kodály String Quartet and cellist István Várdai. His performances and recitals have taken him to Europe, Malta, Israel, Vietnam and the United States.


Upcoming Competition Repertoire

Preliminary Round 1: 20-Minute Recital

I. Molto moderato

II. Molto capriccioso

III. Lento, rubato

IV. Allegretto scherzando

V. Allegro molto

VI. Allegro moderato, molto capriccioso

VII. Sostenuto, rubato

VIII. Allegro

IV. Strauss. Der Rosenkavalier. Ramble on the Last Love-Duet

Preliminary Round 2: 30-Minute Recital

Franz Liszt: Berceuse in D♭ Major S.174
Frédéric Chopin: Scherzo No.3 in C# minor Op.39

I. Polonaise mélancolique in C minor

Semi Finals Round 1: 65-Minute Recital

I. Andante

II. Andante

III. Intermezzo. Allegro

IV. Andante con moto

I. Allegro vivace

Franz Liszt: Trübe Wolken S.199

II. Poco allegro

I. Ondine

II. Le Gibet

III. Scarbo

Semi Final Round 2: Chamber Music

I. Allegro. Risoluto

II. Romance. Andante

III. Allegro non troppo

Édouard Lalo: Guitare Op.28

I. Allegro vivace

II. Adagio affettuoso

III. Allegro passionate

IV. Allegro molto

I. Spinning Song

Final Round 1: Concerto with String Orchestra

I. Allegro

II. Andante

III. Rondeau. Allegretto

Final Round 2: Concerto with Symphony Orchestra

I. Allegro maestoso

II. Romance. Larghetto

III. Rondo. Vivace