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Mr Rudolf Balazs
Mr Rudolf Balazs

Biography

'Rudolf Balázs is a Hungarian violinist born in Budapest of a musical family. At the age of six he began his music education playing the piano. Later he changed to the violin and finished his studies at the Szabolcsi Bence Music School with merit, and started playing with the young early music scene in Budapest. He continued his studies at the Szent Istvan Conservatoire and later at the Weiner Leo Conservatoire in Budapest.
Wanting to explore Italian baroque violin technics he moved to Rome and started his private studies with the German-Italian violinist, Christoph Timpe. After spending more than a year in Italy he moved back to Budapest and had intense lessons with violinist Monika Tóth (http://www.monikatoth.com), who became his principal teacher and mentor over the years.
In 2010 he began his studies at the early music department at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Leipzig with prof. Susanne Scholz. In addition to his formal studies he attended master classes with Simon Standage, Pablo Valetti, Emiliano Moreno, Emma Kirkby and had privat lessons with Jorge Jimenez.
Rudolf appears regularly with fine English and continental ensembles including The Hanover Band, The Sarabande Consort, Orchestra Barocca Lorenzo da Ponte, and Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin. He has been appointed concert master of Musica Florens since 2013 in Budapest. He is a soloist with Salisbury Baroque. Rudolf works with Talenti Vulcanici, specializing in baroque music from Naples under the support of Il Centro di Musica Antica Pietà de' Turchini, which discovers and revives forgotten music from the 17th and 18th Century Naples:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufkdLcENekw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bNRCknjl1HY

In 2018 Rudolf finished his studies at the music department of the University of Southampton, MMus Performance under the guidance of Elizabeth Kenny and his violin teacher Caroline Balding.

Contact Rudolf

Address: London
Greater London
WC1H 9QW
Phone: 07733621615
Mobile: 07733621615
Fee (30 minutes): £25.00
Fee (60 minutes): £40.00

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