Ágnes Soltész Kovács


orchestra member, concertmaster
Education and training:
Béla Bartók High School of Music, teacher: Györgyi Répássy (1983-1987)
Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, teachers: László Kóté and András Mihály (1987-1992)
Master classes:
Sándor Végh
Ruggiero Ricci
Lóránt Fenyves
Tibor Varga
Amadeus Quartet

Competitions:
János Koncz National Violin Competition - second prize (1986)
National Strings Competition - first prize (1986)
Jenő Hubay Violin Competition - first prize (1991)
Weiner Chamber Music Competition - first prize (1991)

Awards and recognitions:
Annie Fischer Scholarship (1992)
Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra - scholarship (1992-1994)
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra - Orchestra Musician of the Year (1997)
Ferencsik Award (2007)
Vilmos Komor Commemorative Plaquette (2013)

Professional career:
Hungarian State Opera Orchestra - concertmester (1996-)
Béla Bartók High School of Music - teacher (1992-1998)
Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music - assistant teacher (1992-1994)
Premiered Zoltán Kovács's Violin Concerto with the Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by János Kovács (1994)
Forrás Chamber Music Workshop - member
Performed as a soloist with the Hungarian Radio Symphonic Orchestra, Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, MÁV Symphony Orchestra, Pannon Philharmonic
Chamber music partners: Zoltán Kocsis, Jenő Jandó, Zoltán Gyöngyössy, György Konrád, Dénes Várjon, Tamás Varga, Gergely Vajda