Project Description

Adam Balogh

pianist

Adam Balogh was born in Hungary to a family of musicians, and has made his concerto debut at the age of 13 with Budapest Festival Orchestra. Since then he has performed with the Pannon Philharmonic Orchestra, the Óbuda Danubia Orchestra, Concerto Budapest, the National Philharmonic Orchestra, the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, the NYCA Symphonic Orchestra, and the Berlin Konzerthaus Orchestra among others. He is a prize winner of international competitions, including PianoTalents (Milan), the Jenő Takács Competition (Graz), the Chopin Competition (Budapest), the Junior Cliburn Competition, the New York Concert Artists Worldwide Debut audition, as well as the competitions of the International Keyboard Institute and Festival (New York) and the Tel Hai Masterclasses (Israel). He has performed in Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France, the Netherlands, Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, the United States, and all around Hungary. Adam currently is a student of Arie Vardi in Hannover, and previously studied in the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest as a student of Attila Némethy and Gábor Eckhardt. As an active participant of masterclasses, he has worked with Dimitry Bashkirov, Zoltán Kocsis, Roger Muraro, Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, and Yoheved Kaplinsky among others. In 2017 he has received the Junior Prima award, considered the most prestigious in Hungary for artists under 35. Also in this year, he received the first Junior Tüke Prize, awarded to prominent young citizens of his home town, Pécs. He is also the 2nd prize winner of the 2019 Bartok World Competition. Adam enjoys chamber music and composition as well as performing.