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Alexandra Balog

Winner of the 2017 Béla Bartók International Piano Competition in Graz, Alexandra graduated with distinction from the Royal Academy of Music in London in 2019.

 

In the coming season she will be giving solo or chamber recitals in Budapest, Vienna, Paris, Berlin, Skopje, Mexico City, Manila, Beijing, New York, London, Beijing, Manila, New York, and Budapest.

 

In 2022, Alexandra won the first prize at the Franz Liszt Centre International Piano Competition La Nucia, Spain, and has given solo recitals at the Solti Hall of the Liszt Academy of Music, the Philharmonic Hall in Skopje, the Berlinische Galerie, the Steinway Salon in Vienna, the Hungarian Embassy in New York, the Hungarian Music Week in Cancun, and many others.

 

Alexandra graduated in 2023 from the University of Music in Graz, where she obtained an Artist Diploma degree studying with Professor Markus Schirmer. Her previous teachers include Ian Fountain, Zoltán Fejérvári and Erzsébet Belák.

 

She was awarded the prestigious scholarship from the Hungarian Academy of Arts in 2022 and the Talentum Hungaricum scholarship in 2020, where he was mentored by pianist János Balázs. Alexandra has performed in major venues in Hungary, as well as in the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow, La Chapelle Musicale in Brussels, and several important venues in London, Berlin, Vienna, New York, Mexico City, Shanghai, Beijing and many other cities.

 

As a soloist, she has performed with the Savaria Symphony Orchestra, the Szent István Philharmonic, The Danube Symphony Orchestra, the Resonate Chamber Orchestra, the orchestra of the Royal Academy of Music and the Altalena Ensemble.

 

Alexandra is the founder and artistic director of the Altalena Music Festival and the Altalena Ensemble since 2014.