Máté Tomasz

Máté Tomasz was born in Budapest, Hungary in 1997. Between 2015 and 2019 he was a student at the Ferenc Liszt Academy in Budapest in the classes of Miklós Perényi, Márta Gulyás, Rita Wagner, János Rolla.

He later attended the classes of Gustav Rivinius in Saarbrücken, Germany. He is a prize-winner of various international cello competitions such as the 1st prize at Antal Friss National Cello Competition in Szolnok (2008), 2nd prize at the International Cello Competition in Liezen (2010), 1st prize at the Talents for Europe International Cello Competition in Dolny Kubín (2012), 1st, Main and Special prizes at János Starker National Cello Competition in Kecskemét (2014),1st and Special prizes at David Popper International Cello Competition in Várpalota (2017),  2nd prize with Kökény String Quartet at National Leó Weiner Chamber Music Competition in Budapest (2019).

He has participated in masterclasses by Natalia Gutman, Gustav Rivinius, Wen-Sinn Yang, Reinhard Latzko, and Miklós Perényi.

He has performed as a soloist with orchestras such as the Budapest Festival Orchestra, the Ferenc Liszt Chamber Orchestra, the Zugló Philharmonics, and the Eger Philharmonic Orchestra. He has also been awarded the Junior Prima Prize (2018) and the Annie Fischer Scholarship (2019, 2021).

 

Registered program for the 50th IJMC Belgrade:

FIRST STAGE

A) J. S. Bach: Cello Suite No. 4 in E flat major, Prelude & Sarabande
B) C. A. Piatti: Caprice for Solo Cello, op. 25, No. 12
C) Z. Kodály: Sonata for Solo Cello, op. 8, 1. mov.

SECOND STAGE

A) F. Schubert: Arpeggione Sonata, D. 821
B) A. Dvorak: Klid/Silent Woods, op. 68, No. 5
C) A. Vujić: ''Serbian Round Dance'' for Cello and Piano
D) N. Borenstein: Odysseus op. 87 for violoncello and piano

FINAL STAGE

A) P. I. Tchaikovsky: Variations on a Rococo Theme, op. 33