Ádám BaloghSupported by Club 32 donor Susie Dickson


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

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

V. Ich ruf’ zu dir, Herr BWV 639

Alexander Scriabin: Piano Sonata No.7 Op.64 

I. Infernal Dance
II. Lullaby
III. Finale


I. Andante cantabile 

Semifinal Round

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

I. Moderato
II. Allegretto
III. Vivace

I. Allegretto
II. Scherzo
III. Allegro molto
IV. Sostenuto

Frédéric Chopin: Ballade in F minor No.4 Op.52

I.Allegro vivace

II.Poco allegro

Final Round

I. Allegro moderato
II. Adagio
III. Finale. Presto

I. Ondine

II. Le Gibet

III. Scarbo

Franz Liszt: La lugurbe gondola S.200/2

I. Andante dolce 

II. Andante sognando 

III. Vivace 

Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky/Sergei Rachmaninoff: Lullaby Op.16 No.1
Maurice Ravel: Pavane pour une infante défunte