Born in Budapest in 1992, Agnes began playing the violin at the age of 6. After early successes in her native Hungary Agnes won Third Prize and the Audience Prize at the 2009 Yankelevich International Competition in Siberia, and second prize at the Spivakov International Competition in 2016. In 2017 Agnes has returned to her home country to take part in the inaugural Bartók World Competition held in Budapest and recieved 3rd prize as well as a number of special prizes that come with concert engagements for the 2018/19 season.

 

An avid chamber musician and recitalist, Agnes has performed in Germany, England, Hungary, Italy, Austria, Spain, Russia, and Canada. She has been a participant at IMS Prussia Cove, and regularly at the Casalmaggiore International Festival where she has attended masterclasses with Gerhard Schulz, Taras Gabora, Lucia Hall, Nai-Yuan Hu and Roger Chase. She has played with top pianists including Jose Gallardo, Connie Shih, Pavel Kolesnikov, and has collaborated in concert with Roger Chase, Maximilian Hornung and other major artists.

 

Last year, Agnes gave her first performances in Taiwan, in France at the prestigious Colmar Festival and gave her Moscow debut with the National Philharmonic of Russia under Mihhail Gerts.

 

In 2017, she became a student at the Conservatorium Maastricht in Boris Belkin’s class and since 2005 she studies with Professor Anne Shih at the Hochschule für Musik Mainz.

 

Agnes has recently been offered the loan of a violin by Nicolo Gagliano of 1782 through the Peter Eckes Kulturstiftung.