Budapest Festival Orchestra

Gábor Sipos


Gábor Sipos was born in Budapest in 1967. He started to learn the violin at the age of seven, with Erzsébet Skultéty, and continued later his studies in the Béla Bartók Secondary Music School and the Franz Liszt Music Academy of Budapest, where his professors included Natasha Tchernogolovkia (violin), Sándor Devich, András Mihály, György Kurtág and Ferenc Rados (chamber music). He participated in master-classes of György Pauk, Lóránt Fenyves, Endre Wolf and Tibor Varga. He was prize winner at the Hubay Violin Competition in 1991 and obtained his diploma at the Franz Liszt Academy in the same year. He had been member of the Budapest Festival Orchestra between 1989 and 1995 and returned to the BFO again in 2005. Mr. Sipos was founding member of the Auer String Quartet and is member now of the Eckhardt String Quartet.

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