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Concert of Sandor and Adam Javorkai

Concert of Sandor and Adam Javorkai

7/24/2009 12:03:34 PM

July 25, at 8 PM, the Ethnographic Museum in Plovdiv will be hosting yet another concert within the Orpheus Internaional Music Academy: the concert of the brothers Sandor Javorkai (violin) and Adam Javorkai (cello), appointed "Artists of the Year 2009-2010" of Vienna.


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Adam Javorkai - violoncello

Was born in Györ, Hungary, into a musical family. He received his first violoncello lessons at the age of four years. He completed his studies at the Béla Bartók conservatory Budapest and in June 2004 at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna (with Prof. A. May and Prof. R. Latzko) with highest honours. Master of Arts.

Conductors under whom he has performed as solo cellist are Marcello Viotti and Mariss Jansons at the Attergau Festival (Salzburg) under the patronage of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.

2001/2002/2003 Jávorkai received a scholarship from the Annie-Fischer-Foundation, Budapest. In 2002 he received a scholarship from the Herbert-von-Karajan Centre, Vienna.

  • 1991/1992/1993 he won the E. Vajda Strings competition, Hungary
  • 1990/1993/1996 first prizes at the National Competition for Violoncello, Hungary
  • 1998 Martinu Prize
  • 2002 Bartók Prize
  • 2003 Kodály Prize (Duo with Sándor Jávorkai)
  • He attended several masterclasses: M. Perényi, J. Starker, I.-E. Joost, Cs. Onczay, T. Kühne


In 2000 Ádám Jávorkai were bestowed the titles of "Cellist of the Year" and “Best Interpreter of slovenian compositions” of the Association of Slovenian Composers.

He regularly appears with the National Philharmonic Orchestra Budapest at home and abroad. As soloist he performed for Hungarian radio and television.
Recently he appeared at the Viennese Konzerthaus with Roby Lakatos, Rolando Villazon and Michel Camilo.

Ádám Jávorkai also devotes considerable attention to chamber music, collaborating primarily with his brother, the violinist Sándor Jávorkai. In 2002 the duo appeared with great success at the Jeunesse Festival of Vienna and was recognised as “one of the most outstanding duos that I actually know”, Matthias Naske (former secretary general of Jeunesse Austria). Two years ago their first CD recording with compositions by Brahms, Saint-Saens and Tschaikowsky was released (conductor: Ádám Medveczky; Györ Philharmonic Orchestra).

The young violoncellist has already performed in Hungary, Austria, Great Britain, Belgium, Poland, Turkey, Japan, Norway, Egypt, Germany, Spain, Italy, Israel, the Netherlands and in Moscow.

Source: www.unici.biz

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Sandor Javorkai, known also as Javorka - violin

Was born 1976 in Györ, Hungary into a musical family. He received his first violon lessons at the age of three years, at the age of five years he gave his first public recital.

He completed his studies at the János Richter conservatory Györ and continued his academic educa-tion at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music Budapest with Prof. Géza Kapas and later at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna with Prof. Michael Frischenschlager where he completed his studies with highest honours in June 2004. Master of Arts.

Masterclasses:
V. SPIVAKOV, GY. PAUK, L. FENYVES, S. RUHA, V. VAJDMAN, I. STERN, T. VARGA, E. GRÜNBERG

  • 2002 Jávorkai received a scholarship from the Herbert-von-Karajan Centre, Vienna.
  • 1990-1994 he won the E. Vajda Strings competition, Hungary
  • 1992 first prize at the J. Koncz National Violin Competition, Hungary
  • 1993 first prize and special prize at the International Carl Flesch Violin competition, Hungary
  • 1999 special prize at the International Pablo de Sarasate Violin Competition, Spain
  • 2000 first prize and special prize at the International Chambermusic Competition in Thessaloniki, Greece
  • 2003 Kodály Prize (Duo with Ádám Jávorkai).


He regularly appears with the National Philharmonic Orchestra Budapest at home and abroad. As soloist he performed for Hungarian radio and television.
Conductors under whom he has performed as soloist are Marcello Viotti and Mariss Jansons at the Attergau Festival (Salzburg) under the patronage of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra.

Jávorkai appeared with the Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra on the occasion of a new year’s concert 2003/2004 which was acclaimed very much by the audience and the critics.

Sándor Jávorkai also devotes considerable attention to chamber music, collaborating primarily with his brother, the violoncellist Ádám Jávorkai. In 2002 the duo appeared with great success at the Jeunesse Festival of Vienna and was recognised as “one of the most outstanding duos that I actually know”, Matthias Naske (former secretary general of Jeunesse Austria). Two years ago their first CD recording with compositions by Brahms, Saint-Saens and Tschaikowsky was released (conductor: Ádám Medveczky; Györ Philharmonic Orchestra).

The young violonist has already performed in Hungary, Austria, Great Britain, Turkey, Japan, Norway, Egypt, Germany, Spain, Italy, Israel, Greece, Tunisia, Malta and the Netherlands.

Source: www.unici.biz




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