Praised by Yuri Bashmet, Alar Arad and others for her musicality, passion and technique, Enikő Magyar is the most exciting and imaginative violist to have emerged from Hungary in recent years. She gave her solo debut with orchestra performing Hidas’s Violin Concerto at the age of thirteen.
After graduating from the Franz Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest, Enikő relocated to London to study at the Royal Academy of Music with Martin Outram. Prize winner of several international competitions Enikő enjoys a varied career as a soloist and chamber musician. She has performed as soloist with major orchestras throughout Hungary, Russia and Poland and has appeared in prestigious music festivals such as Verbier, IMS Prussia Cove, Academia Música de Santander, the Budapest Spring Festival, and in venues such as Wigmore Hall, Musikverein, St John’s, Smith Square, Conway Hall and King’s Place.
Enikő plays a Giovanni Grancino c.1700 instrument which has been kindly lent to her by the Royal Academy of Music, London.