Project Description

Fotó: Lékó Tamás

Soma Balázs-Piri

age group winner of VIRTUOSOS Season 4

Soma Balazs-Piri was born in Szeged, in 2004. He has been studying the piano for 6 only years, his outstanding talent was discovered at the age of 9. No one else is a musician from his family, his parents were surprised when his prodigious talent emerged. Soma has won many Hungarian and international piano competitions over the last five years. Since appearing in Virtuosos, he’s had the opportunity to to perform at the Papp László Arena, the Vigadó and the Palace of Arts on several occasions, most recently playing the role of young Mozart in Amadeus’s Life in
Pictures. In June she performed with Erika Miklósa in Subotica, in August she performed with Maestro Placido Domingo in Szeged.
He played in London with the London Mozart Players Orchestra and then in Doha, Qatar in the legendary Katara with Misi Boros.

Prizes:
 2 nd prize, Graz International Piano Competition, 2017
 Grand Prize, Budapest International Bela Bartok Piano Competition, 2018
 Kids Age Group winner of Virtuosos Season 4, 2018
 Grand Prize and Age Group 1 st Prize, Hungarian National Piano Competition,
2019