Sándor JÁVORKAI

Sándor Jávorkai born in Győr, Hungary in violinist Sándor Jávorkai received his first violin lessons at the age of three from his father and already performed in public at the age of five. He first studied at the Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest under Prof. Ferenc Halasz and subsequently transferred to the class of Prof. Michael Frischenschlager at the University of Music and the Performing Arts in Vienna, where he graduated with distinction in 2004. He has participated in master classes with internationally renowned artists, including Isaac Stern, Tibor Varga and Vladimir Spivakov, as well as György Pauk, Lorand Fenyves, Stefan Ruha,Ferenc Rados and Vera Vaidman.

He played as a soloist with renowned orchestras such as Berlin Symphony, Dresden Philharmonic, Sinfonietta Baden, Savaria Symphony Orchestra, Budapest Philharmonic, Belgrade Philharmonic and many others. Concert travels have led Jávorkai throughout Hungary, Italy, Spain, Germany, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, Russia, Holland, Austria, Greece, England, Malta, Norway, Turkey, Japan, Colombia, South Africa, Tunisia, Egypt and Israel. Sándor Jávorkai has performed at important concert halls such as the Vienna Konzerthaus, the Berlin Konzerthaus, the Luxembourg Philharmonic, the Sava-Centar in Belgrade, the “Forbidden City” in Beijing, the Warsaw Philharmonic and Opera City in Tokyo. He has performed at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival, the Spring Festival in Budapest and at the Spring in Russia Festival in Moscow. Sándor Jávorkai was awarded with the first prizes in numerous international competitions. In 2009 has been named with his brother cellist Adam Javorkai as Artists of the Year by Jeunesse and Bank Austria. His frequent concert partners are his brother Adam and Slovak guitarist Miriam Rodriguez Brüllova.