Tartini: Devil's Trill Sonata
Beethoven- Sonata No. 8 in G-Major
Franck- Sonata in A-Major
Brahms: Hungarian Dance No. 1 in g-minor
THE EMBASSY IS LOCATED ON 1500 RHODE ISLAND AVE., NW
Thursday, November 16, 2023
Béla Horváth, violin
Embassy of Hungary
Hungarian buffet, wine, free valet parking
Join us as we welcome talented Hungarian violinist, Béla Horváth, to the Embassy of Hungary. Mr. Horvath will be accompanied by Yoon Lee (piano).
Béla Horváth is a distinguished young artist of international stature, winner of numerous prizes and awards, TV and radio appearances, and major performances in various European countries and the U.S. to his credit. In 1996, Béla entered the Béla Bartók Conservatory In Budapest, Hungary, where he studied with Istvan Kertesz, the first violinist of the Festetics String Quartet. In 1998, Béla won the National Janos Koncz violin competition in Hungary. The following year, he entered the 9th International Carl Flesch Violin Competition. As the youngest contestant, he was the fourth prize winner of that year and also won a special prize for the best interpretation of a new work written for the competition by Hungarian composer, Miklos Csemicky. In 2000, Béla entered the Franz Liszt University of Music, where he began his studies with Hungarian concert violinist, Miklos Szenthelyi.
As a soloist and recitalist, he has played many concerts around the world, including the Czech Republic, Austria, Germany, France, England, Slovakia, Hungary, the United States and Canada.
The Special Prize winner of the Anton Rubinstein International Competition, Dr. Yoon Lee is a pianist, chamber musician, and educator. Yoon Lee is a on faculty of The Juilliard School, SUNY Purchase College, and Heifetz International Music Institute. She is a co-Artistic Director of Noree Chamber Soloists.
A wonderful Hungarian buffet with choices of many superb Hungarian wines follows the concert.