Budapest Festival Orchestra

Zsolt Fejérvári

double bass

Zsolt Fejérvári studied with Zoltán Tibay and Péter Kubina at the Academy of Music, where he earned a first-class honours degree. As of 1994 he was principal double bass of the Budapest Festival Orchestra. In the meantime he worked for three years in the Suisse Romande Orchestra in Switzerland. He is a regular guest of the Liszt Ferenc Chamber Orchestra and the UMZE Chamber Ensemble. As the concerto-soloist of the BFO, he performed with Iván Fischer, Ervin Lukács, Mark Wigglesworth and Leonidas Kavakos. He has been invited several times to the Cappella Andrea Barca chamber orchestra of András Schiff, to the Geneva-based Camerata Bellerive chamber orchestra of Gábor Takács-Nagy. In 1996 he won the "Giovanni Bottesini" international double bass competition in Cremona, while in 2003, 2007, 2009 and 2014 he was one of the winners of the BFO's Sándor Végh competition. He's regularly invited to international chamber music festivals (Lockenhaus, Ernen, Kaposfest), while also being a lecturer at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music.

Photo: Zoltán Sárosi 

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