Coming Up

Matei Varga Pianist
Saturday 13th April 2024 at 10:30 AM GMT-4

Chatter North (Santa Fe, New Mexico)

Recital with violinist David Felberg - works by Grieg and Beethoven
Info and tickets: https://www.chatterabq.org/product/april-13-2024

Price: $0



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Sunday 14th April 2024 at 10:30 AM GMT-4

Chatter in Albuquerque (New Mexico)

Recital with violinist David Felberg - works by Grieg and Beethoven
Info and tickets: https://www.chatterabq.org/product/april-14-2024/

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Sunday 14th April 2024 at 5:00 PM GMT-4

Chatter CABARET @ the Albuquerque Museum (New Mexico)

Mozart - Piano Concerto K 466, with string quartet
Info and tickets: https://www.chatterabq.org/product/april-14-2024-cabaret/

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Past Performances

Matei Varga Pianist

2024

Thursday 14th March 2024 at 7:00 PM GMT-4

Piano Recital with guest artist Minnie Li, violin

Works by Mozart, Beethoven, Grieg and Prokofiev
The Church of the Transfiguration, 1 East 29th Street (New York City)
Info and tickets: https://ticketstripe.com/mateiandminnie31424?fbclid=IwAR0FME_6KhbtH2Pw14e7gGN2PFmuB54Yz7Wj-dy0UtHIpIWrcNKYZBgMoko

Price: $0




2023

Saturday 21st October 2023 at 3:00 PM GMT-4

New York Open Houses at the Church of the Transfiguration 1 East 29th Street, New York City

Piano Recital with works by Bach, Beethoven and Enescu

Price: $0




Monday 16th October 2023 at 12:00 PM GMT-4

Piano Recital at the House of the Redeemer (NYC)

Works by Enescu, Bach and Beethoven
Info and tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-evening-with-matei-varga-tickets-699184749407?aff=oddtdtcreator

Price: $0




Tuesday 3rd October 2023 at 12:30 PM GMT-4

A Little Midday Music

Hardanger fiddle tunes and arrangements for piano, by Edvard Grieg Susan Olsen Maren (hardanger fiddle) and Matei Varga (piano)
Info and tickets: https://www.littlechurch.org/music/a-little-midday-music

Price: $0




Thursday 29th June 2023 at 12:30 PM GMT-4

An Exclusive Summer Event: Fundraiser for KCAT

Piano Recital with works by Scarlatti, Chopin, Beethoven, Lecuona, Gershwin and Andrei Tudor
Info and tickets: https://www.kcat.org/matei-varga-concert

Price: $0




Tuesday 6th June 2023 at 12:30 PM GMT-4

A Little Midday Music: Piano Recital with Romanian Music

Works by Enescu, Lipatti, Tudor Dumitrescu and Andrei Tudor
Info and tickets: https://www.littlechurch.org/music/a-little-midday-music

Price: $0




Sunday 28th May 2023 at 10:30 AM GMT-4

Chatter in ABQ: Mindful Musical May

Piano Recital, works by Scarlatti, Chopin, Beethoven, Lecuona, Gershwin and Andrei Tudor
Info and tickets: https://www.chatterabq.org/product/may-28-2023/

Price: $0




Saturday 27th May 2023 at 10:30 AM GMT-4

Chatter @ SITE, Santa Fe (New Mexico)

Piano Recital - Iconic Beethoven: Pathétique, Moonlight, Appassionata
Info and tickets: https://www.chatterabq.org/product/may-27-2023-santa-fe/

Price: $0




Sunday 16th April 2023 at 4:00 PM GMT-4

MATEI VARGA PIANO RECITAL

The great MATEI VARGA will grace the Little Church with the Beethoven Sonatas: Pathétique, Op. 13, Moonlight Op. 27 No 2, and Appassionata Op. 57.
Location: The Church of the Transfiguration, 1 East 29th Street, New York NY 10016. .
For more information and to reserve your ticket: https://ticketstripe.com/events/1033199

Price: $0




Friday 24th February 2023 at 7:00 PM GMT-4

Piano Recital - Chang Harrell Open Nights

Works by Scarlatti, Chopin, Beethoven and Lecuona
Frick Madison, 945 Madison Avenue, New York NY 10021

Price: $0




2022

Wednesday 20th July 2022 at 7:00 PM GMT-4

Filarmonica de Stat - Sibiu, Sala Thalia (Sibiu, Romania)

Bartok - Concerto for piano and orchestra no. 3

Price: $0




Monday 18th July 2022 at 7:00 PM GMT-4

Filarmonica de Stat - Sibiu, Sala Thalia (Sibiu, Romania)

Piano Recital - works by Chopin, Brahms, Schumann and Beethoven

Price: $0




Sunday 27th February 2022 at 3:00 PM GMT-4

The Steinway Society of Western Pennsylvania

Carnegie Mellon University, College of Fine Arts (Kresge Theater)
Program TBA
For more information and to reserve your ticket: https://www.sswpa.org/concertsevents.html

Price: $0




2021

Sunday 12th December 2021 at 2:30 PM GMT-4

Celebration of the National Day of Romania, by the Consulate General of Romania (Los Angeles)

Santa Clara University, Music Recital Hall
114 Franklin Street, Santa Clara, CA 95050
Works by Scarlatti, Chopin, Lecuona, Gershwin, Enescu, Tudor Dumitrescu and Andrei Tudor
For more information and to reserve your ticket:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/meet-the-pianist-matei-varga-and-celebrate-the-national-day-of-romania-tickets-211359480897/

Price: $0




2020

Sunday 16th February 2020 at 10:30 AM GMT-4

Chatter Albuquerque - Piano Solo Recital

Works by Smetana, Janacek and Beethoven
For info and tickets: https://www.chatterabq.org/product/february-16-2020/

Price: $0




2019

Saturday 7th December 2019 at 7:00 PM GMT-4

Musicians of New York - violin and piano recital with Greg Harringtont

Price: $0




Sunday 17th November 2019 at 5:00 PM GMT-4

Chatter CABARET @ the Albuquerque Museum of Art

Violin and piano recital with Ruxandra Marquardt

Price: $0




Friday 11th October 2019 at 7:00 PM GMT-4

The Opening of the 2019-20 Season with the National Radio Orchestra in Bucharest, Romania

Schumann - Piano Concerto in A minor

Price: $0




Friday 20th September 2019 at 7:00 PM GMT-4

Piano Recital at the House of the Redeemer, 7 East 95th Street, New York City

Works by Rossini, Chopin and Lecuona

Price: $0




Sunday 30th June 2019 at 10:30 AM GMT-4

Czerny and Lecuona with David Felberg (violin) and Nathan Ukens (horn), at CHATTER Albuquerque

https://www.chatterabq.org/product/june-30-2019/

Price: $0




Sunday 23rd June 2019 at 10:30 AM GMT-4

Chamber Music Recital with violinist Ruxandra Marquardt, at CHATTER Albuquerque

https://www.chatterabq.org/product/june-23-2019/

Price: $0




Thursday 2nd May 2019 at 8:00 AM GMT-4

Victoria Hall, Geneva - Switzerland

Chopin - Piano Concerto no. 2
Matei Varga, piano
Antoine Marguier, conductor
Orchestre des Nations

Price: $0




Sunday 7th April 2019 at 3:00 PM GMT-4

"Romanzas de Zarzuela" at the Hudson Guild Theater, 441 West 26th Street, New York City

Matei Varga, piano
Lori Phillips, soprano
The Matthew Westerby Dance Company

Price: $0




Saturday 6th April 2019 at 2:00 PM GMT-4

"Romanzas de Zarzuela" at the Hudson Guild Theater, 441 West 26th Street, New York City

Matei Varga, piano
Lori Phillips, soprano
The Matthew Westerby Dance Company

Price: $0




Friday 5th April 2019 at 8:00 PM GMT-4

"Romanzas de Zarzuela" at the Hudson Guild Theater, 441 West 26th Street, New York City

Matei Varga, piano
Lori Phillips, soprano
The Matthew Westerby Dance Company

Price: $0




Sunday 31st March 2019 at 3:00 PM GMT-4

"Romanzas de Zarzuela" at the Hudson Guild Theater, 441 West 26th Street, New York City

Matei Varga, piano
Lori Phillips, soprano
The Matthew Westerby Dance Company

Price: $0




Saturday 30th March 2019 at 2:00 PM GMT-4

"Romanzas de Zarzuela" at the Hudson Guild Theater, 441 West 26th Street, New York City

Matei Varga, piano
Lori Phillips, soprano
The Matthew Westerby Dance Company

Price: $0




Friday 29th March 2019 at 8:00 PM GMT-4

"Romanzas de Zarzuela" at the Hudson Guild Theater, 441 West 26th Street, New York City

Matei Varga, piano
Lori Phillips, soprano
The Matthew Westerby Dance Company

Price: $0




Thursday 14th March 2019 at 6:00 PM GMT-4

National Library of Grand Cayman

Solo Recital with works by Chopin, Lecuona and others

Price: $0




2018

Sunday 27th May 2018 at 12:00 AM GMT-4

Recital at Chatter, Albuquerque NM

Price: $0




Friday 18th May 2018 at 12:00 AM GMT-4

Concerto with the "George Enescu" Philharmonic at the Romanian Atheneum - Bucharest

Beethoven - Piano Concerto no. 4, in G major (conductor Elio Boncompagni)

Price: $0




Thursday 17th May 2018 at 12:00 AM GMT-4

Concerto with the "George Enescu" Philharmonic at the Romanian Atheneum - Bucharest

Beethoven - Piano Concerto no. 4, in G major (conductor Elio Boncompagni)

Price: $0




Saturday 24th February 2018 at 7:00 PM GMT-4

Recital with cellist Laura Metcalf at Irvine Valley College Performing Arts Center, CA

Cello and piano favorites

Price: $0




Thursday 22nd February 2018 at 7:00 PM GMT-4

Chamber Music Recital at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR

James Shields - clarinet, Emily Cole - violin, Laura Metcalf - cello, Matei Varga - piano
Music by Messiaen (Quartet for the end of time) and others

Price: $0




2017

Wednesday 29th November 2017 at 9:00 PM GMT-4

WQXR Broadcast - Young Artists Showcase

Celebrating the National Day of Romania - an evening of Romanian music performed by Matei Varga (piano), Mihai Marica (cello) and Cristian Fatu (violin)

Price: $0




Saturday 14th October 2017 at 7:00 PM GMT-4

Homage to Dinu Lipatti - Recital at the Cayman Arts Festival

For info and tickets: http://caymanartsfestival.com

Price: $0




Thursday 14th September 2017 at 7:30 PM GMT-4

Lecture - Recital at the "Mannes Sounds Festival 2017" - The New School, New York City

Dinu Lipatti's legacy as Composer and Pianist at the Centennial Anniversary of his birth

Price: $0




Thursday 3rd August 2017 at 7:00 PM GMT-4

Solo Recital at the "Hariclea Darclee" International Voice Competition and Festival, Braila, Romania

Homage to Dinu Lipatti - concert and lecture

Price: $0




Monday 24th July 2017 at 8:00 PM GMT-4

Solo Recital at the International Keyboard Institute and Festival, New York City

http://ikif.org/

Price: $0




Monday 26th June 2017 at 8:00 AM GMT-4

Piano Recital at the University of Baoding - China

PRESENTED BY THE ROMANIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE - BEIJING
Homage to Dinu Lipatti

Price: $0




Friday 23rd June 2017 at 8:00 PM GMT-4

Piano Recital at the University of Baoding - China

PRESENTED BY THE ROMANIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE - BEIJING
Homage to Dinu Lipatti

Price: $0




Thursday 22nd June 2017 at 8:00 PM GMT-4

Piano Recital at the University of Baoding - China

PRESENTED BY THE ROMANIAN CULTURAL INSTITUTE - BEIJING
Homage to Dinu Lipatti

Price: $0




Saturday 17th June 2017 at 5:00 PM GMT-4

Recital with cellist Laura Metcalf at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

"ETHEL and friends" music series, FREE admission

Price: $0




Friday 16th June 2017 at 5:00 PM GMT-4

Recital with cellist Laura Metcalf at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

"ETHEL and friends" music series, FREE admission

Price: $0




Friday 9th June 2017 at 7:30 PM GMT-4

Recital with cellist Laura Metcalf at the North Shore Public Library, Shoreham, NY

Price: $0




Matei Varga presents


Early Departures

EARLY DEPARTURES - Matei Varga

"Varga's poignant homage to composers who died far too young includes delightful world premieres by Romanian pianist Dinu Lipatti." BBC Music

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Imagine Christmas

VARIOUS ARTISTS, IRINA MURESANU & MATEI VARGA

Imagine Christmas - Matei Varga

Conceived and recorded over the past 2.5 years by Sono Luminus, Imagine Christmas is the perfect album for your holiday celebrations, evoking a very deep sense of nostalgia while remaining wonderfully modern.

"One of coolest and most beautiful Christmas albums you'll hear this year!"

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First Day

LAURA METCALF (CELLIST), MATEI VARGA (PIANIST)

COVIELLO CLASSICS, 2012

First Day represents many firsts, beginnings and youthful sentiments. The title is taken from the phrase "paths of the first day" from the final track on the album, "Les chemins de l'amour" by Francis Poulenc.

"Metcalf and Varga are old friends and work together smoothly and warmly" - American Record Guide

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George Enescu: Piano Sonata No. 1 - Suite No. 2

Matei Varga (pianist)

COVIELLO CLASSICS, 2012

Enescu is one of twentieth century's most underrated composers, and his piano music in particular deserves to be heard a lot more often.

"a pianist fully on top of the rather punishing and never showy virtuosity required by Enescu’s music" - AllMusic.com

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BRAHMS - Piano and Cello Sonatas

Laura Buruiana (Cellist), Matei Varga (Pianist)

COVIELLO CLASSICS, 2012

The two cello and piano sonatas by Johannes Brahms can be considered examples of the stylistic transformation that shaped his career as a composer.

"this is more than a musical partnership; it's two lives that depend on each other, and it's an absolutely thrilling, breathtaking marvel to behold" - Fanfare

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TCHAIKOVSKY - VAN BRINK - Swan Lake Fantasy

Single, SCHNITZEL MUSIC, 2015

COVIELLO CLASSICS, 2012

Making a transcription for piano of Tchaikovsky's iconic Swan Lake consisted of breaking it apart, inspecting the pieces, and from them, creating something new.

"Varga's playing is superb, and overall it's a remarkable achievement" - Robert Sherman, WQXR

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