ON THIS DAY | Hungarian Violinist Tibor Varga Was Born in 1921
A student of Carl Flesch and Jeno Hubay, Varga is remembered as one of the most renowned violinists of the 20th century
Hungarian violinist and conductor Tibor Varga was born on this day in 1921.
He is especially known for his interpretations of concerti by Béla Bartók, Alban Berg, and Arnold Schoenberg — works that were new to the repertoire at the time.
Later on in his career, Varga also began to see success as a conductor. He is credited with having co-founded the Hochschule für Musik Detmold and the Festival Orchestra Tibor Varga in Sion.
TIBOR VARGA | MOZART | RONDO | TIBOR VARGA CHAMBER ORCHESTRA | 1958