Since September 2011 he is the first solo-viola player at the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and where he appeared as a soloist playing Bartók’s viola concerto in September 2017.

 

From 2003 he is solo-viola player at various prestigious orchestra such as the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra of Flanders, the “Bamberger Symphoniker”, the “Sächsische Staatskapelle Dresden”, the Frankfurt Radio Orchestra and the “Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen”.

 

He won the First Prize for the Viola at the International Violin and Viola Competition in Liège in Belgium. Finalist of the International Viola Competition “Jean Françaix” in Paris and laureate of the International Music Competition “Tenuto” in Brussels.

He was eleven when he won the Special Prize of the Hungarian Violin Competition for Young Artists. Not much later he won the First Prize of the Violin Competition in Szeged and the First Prize for the Best Sonata Duo of the Hungarian Chamber Music Competition.

 

He was seventeen when he changed from violin to viola and graduated from the Royal Conservatory of Brussels and the Royal Conservatory of Flanders with the highest distinction.

 

He further undertook a session at the Chapelle Musicale Reine Elisabeth where he obtained his diploma with the highest distinction.

 

He was a member of various chamber ensembles like Mendelssohn ensemble; Trio Dor, Enigma Ensemble and “Fragments” ensemble.

 

Since the summer of 2006 he is a regular professor at the “Thy Masterclass” chamber music summer festival in Denmark and between 2012 and 2014 he was a viola tutor at the Britten-Pears Festival in Aldeburgh, England.

 

Between 2007-2009 he was a teacher at the University of Music in Saarbrücken, since 2014 he is teaching at the Karajan Academy of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra and teaching viola as well at the “Hanns Eisler” University of Music in Berlin since September 2016. Between 2016 and 2017 he was a teacher at the Liszt Music Academy of Budapest. Furthermore, he has many private students and gives masterclasses regularly all over the world, like in New York, Los Angeles, Michigan, London, Berlin, Brussels, Strasbourg, Seoul and Tokyo.

 

He is a frequently invited soloist all over the world and has been playing with chamber music partners such as Janine Jansen, Frank-Peter Zimmermann, Baiba Skride Christian Tetzlaff, Vadim Repin, Ilja Gringolts and Vladimir Mendelssohn, Kristóf Baráti, István Várdai and Dénes Várjon.