Alisa Baraz - Adam Baraz

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Alisa Baráz - Ádám Baráz piano duo

Adam Baraz composer

The piano duo was founded in Budapest in September, 2016. Since the first joint concert they have given many concerts in Hungary and Slovakia. Their repertoire is very wide. From classical works through romantic compositions to contemporary music for four hands and two pianos, there are many well-known and less-known works.

"We are primarily trying to compile a program that will win professional musicians, and also music-loving and lay audience. Now, of course, we can associate it with a regular repertoire, but in concerts, the audience can hear really special music. " (Adam Baraz)

Alisa Baráz pianist

Adam Baraz composer

She was born in Kobe (Japan), she began playing piano at the age of four. She studied at Nishinomiya High School at Hyogo, then continued her music studies at Kawaike Tsuneko, Kawaike Tomoyo, Sato Yumiko and Okada Masaru at the Kobe College Music Department. During this period she won several music awards. After obtaining her diploma, she became a scholar at the Viennese Music and Performing Arts University (Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Wien) and then graduated from the Franz Liszt Academy of Music where her tutors were Sándor Falvai and Imre Hargitai. In 2012 she was awarded first place in the Euterpe International Music Competition in Italy. She is currently a freelance pianist and also works as a ballet rehearsal accompanist at the Hungarian Dance Academy.

Ádám Baráz composer

Adam Baraz composer

He was born in Balassagyarmat. Freelance composer, pianist / accompanist at the Vienna Conservatory in Vienna, music teacher at the THÉBA Academy of Arts in Budapest and in Slovakia, piano teacher in the Ipolybalog Art School. He has composed a wide variety of music pieces: solo, chamber, vocal, orchestral. He has over 160 completed compositions. In recent years, he has given many concerts in Europe (Hungary, Slovakia, Italy, Poland, etc.), including his own compositions and less- known music pieces . In 2012 he played the music of Bartók, Chopin and his own works in Japan. In 2013 he did folk music research in Thailand. In his hometown every summer there is an International Music Camp and Art Festival. His orchestral works were played on the Orchestral Evening of this event every year. On July 29, 2017, he had the premiere of Concertino for piano and orchestra. The piano solo in it was played by Alisa Yajima


Works for four-hands

Franz Schubert: 2 Marches caractéristiques, D. 968b

Franz Schubert: 3 Marches militaires, D. 733

Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: Ruy Blas Op. 95 - ouverture

Chován Kálmán: Magyar táncok (d-moll, B-dúr)

Liszt Ferenc: II. Magyar Rapszódia

Liszt Ferenc: Grand Galop Chromatique Op. 12 (Liszt átirata)

Robert Schumann: Bilder aus Osten Op. 66

Johannes Brahms: Magyar táncok (részletek)

Georges Bizet: Jeux d'enfants (1871)

Piotr Tchaikovsky: Nutcracker Op. 71a – suite

Piotr Tchaikovsky: Swan Lake Op. 20a

Edward Grieg: Peer Gynt Suite No.1 Op. 46

Camille Saint-Saens: Pas redoublé, Op.86

Sergei Rachmaninoff: 6 morceaux Op. 11 (1894)

Arnold Schöenberg: Sechs Stücke für Klavier zu vier Händen (1896)

Maurice Ravel: Ma Mère l'Oye (cinq pièces enfantines) (1908-1910)

Francis Poulenc: Sonate – piano á quatre mains FP. 8 (1919)

Darius Milhaud: 3 Poèmes de Jean Cocteau, Op. 59 (1920)

Ottorino Respighi: Sei piccoli pezzi per pianoforte à 4 mani

Aram Khachaturian: Masquerade – ballet - Waltz

Aram Khachaturian: Gayane – ballet - Sabre dance

Samuel Barber: Souvenirs Ballet Suite, Op. 28 – Pas de Deux

Karl Hermann Pillney: Eskapaden eines Gassenhauers

Ligeti Győrgy: Sonatina

Ligeti György: 3 lakodalmi tánc

Baráz Ádám: Távoli utazások – szvit (2005)

Bruno Vlahek: Variations on a Croatian folk theme

Shuan Choo: Fiestravaganza (2015)

Works for two-pianos

Franz Schubert – Liszt Ferenc: Grosse Fantasie (Wanderer)

Maurice Ravel: La Valse

Maurice Ravel: Boléro

Francis Poulenc: Le bal masqué, FP 60 - Capriccio

Francis Poulenc: L'embarquement pour Cythère, FP 150

Weiner Leó: Variations for a Hungarian Folk Song

Dave Brubeck: Points on Jazz (Prélude, Blues, Rag)

Dmitri Shostakovich: Concertino for two pianos op. 94

Baráz Ádám: Concertino (2017)

Baráz Ádám: Ouverture á Comédie






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