Dénes Várjon is a regular guest at the most prestigious festivals such as Salzburger Festspiele, Lucerne Festival, Schleswig-Holstein Musik-Festival, Biennale di Venezia, Marlboro Festival (USA), Klavierfestival Ruhr, Kunstfest Weimar, and the Edinburgh Festival. He is invited to András Schiff’s Ittinger Pfingstkonzerte in Switzerland almost every year and enjoys a long-standing relationship with the Open Chamber Music seminar, IMS Prussia Cove. He has performed with major orchestras including the Camerata Salzburg, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, the Wiener Kammerorchester, the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra Budapest, the Camerata Bern, the Orchestre de Chambre de Lausanne, the Hungarian State Symphony Orchestra, the Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich, the Athens State Orchestra, the Bremen Philharmonic, the American Symphony Orchestra, the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse, the Budapest Festival Orchestra, and Gidon Kremer’s Kremerata Baltica.
Dénes Várjon is a deeply committed chamber musician, and regularly partners artists including including Steven Isserlis, Veronika Hagen, Leonidas Kavakos, Miklós Pérenyi, András Schiff, Radovan Vlatkovic´, Tabea Zimmermann, and the Takács, Carmina, Keller and Endellion string quartets, as well as the Ensemble Wien-Berlin. Dénes Várjon enjoys an intensive cooperation with the German composer Jörg Widmann.
Dénes Várjon has recorded for Naxos, Capriccio and for Hungaroton Classics with critical acclaim. He is professor at the Ferenc Liszt University of Music in Budapest and has been awarded with the highest cultural distinction of the Hungarian Government, the Ferenc Liszt Prize.
Alphabetical listing of all musical works
|Adagio and Allegro for cello and piano, Op 70 (Schumann)|
|Fünf Stücke im Volkston, Op 102 (Schumann)|
|Romanzen for cello and piano, Op 94 (Schumann)|
|Soiréestücke 'Fantasiestücke', Op 73 (Schumann)|
|Violin Sonata No 3 in A minor, WoO27 (Schumann/Isserlis)|
|Zwölf Vierhändige Clavierstücke für kleine und grosse Kinder, Op 85 (Schumann/Joachim)|