Wespa Quartet / Wespa-vonósnégyes

The members of our quartet, founded in 2005, graduated from the music academies of London, Brussels, Vienna and Budapest, gave concerts at several points of the world, but are particularly connected to the homeland of quartet, i.e. the West Pannon Region. This is the reason for choosing the name Wespa Quartet for our ensemble.
The string quartet literature has been continually enriching since the Vienna Classicism. Day by day, it gives us a great pleasure to encounter with the fantastic composers’ pieces, which always have extraordinary treasures for us to share. With our concerts and performances connected to other celebrations of our everyday life, we would like to “hand on” this strengthening beauty of chamber music.

A Wespa-vonósnégyes tagjai London (Royal College of Music), Brüsszel (Erasmus HK Conservatorium), Bécs és Budapest zeneakadémiáin végezték tanulmányaikat. 2005 óta a nyugat-pannon (West-Pannon) régió kulturális kincseit népszerűsítik hazai és külföldi pódiumokon.

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Wespa Quartet

Wolfgang Göllner violin Born in 1963. Wolfgang Göllner studied violin at the University of Music and Arts in Vienna and under the guidance of the famous violinist Prof. Staar. In 1997 Göllner achieved the diploma at the Royal College of Music in London. He has won three national and international music competitions and is represented by 9 CD’s on the European and Asian market. Being a member of the Vienna Opera Orchestra and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra for ten years he decided to work as a soloist, chamber musician and leader of his own three orchestras only (the Vienna Mozart Academy, the Johann Strauß Chamber Orchestra Vienna and the National Chamber Orchestra Moldava). As a chamber musician Göllner worked together with artists such as Jörg Demus and Ernst Kovacic and performed at the music festival in Lockenhaus with Heinrich Schiff, Isabelle van Keulen, Thomas Zehetmair and the Borodin Quartet.

Wolfgang Göllner hegedűművész 1963-ban született Bécsben. 10 évig a Bécsi Állami Operaház, valamint a Bécsi Filharmonikusok zenekarában dolgozott. 1989 óta szólistaként és kamarazenészként tevékenykedik, jelenleg Kismartonban él. Kilenc szólólemeze jelent meg.

Anett Árvayné Nezvald violin After her studies at Richter János Conservatory in Győr, she graduated from the Royal Conservatory Brussels (Erasmus Hogeschool Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel) as a student of Katalin Sebestyén, Yuzuko Horigome, Karen Aroutiounian and Charles-Andree Linale. She also took part in the violin- and chamber music-courses of Dénes Zsigmondi, Károly Botvay, Endre Hegedűs. She has been a member of the Győr Philharmonic Orchestra since 2003.

Árvayné Nezvald Anett hegedűművész Budapesten a Liszt Ferenc Zeneművészeti Egyetemen diplomázott és a Danubia Szimfonikus Zenekar első hegedűseként dolgozott. 2008 óta a Soproni Liszt Ferenc Szimfonikus Zenekar koncertmestere és a Soproni Egyetem művésztanára.

Péter Kóczán viola Péter Kóczán was born in Sopron, he studied viola at the Bartók Conservatoire and at the Franz Liszt Music University in Budapest. Having obtained his diploma he moved to Vienna to the University for Music, studying with Thomas Kakuska and Siegfried Führlinger, and receiving his Master’s Degree. Since August 2004 he has been co-principal of the Györ Philharmonic, in 2007 he spent 9 months in Malta as solo viola player with the Orkestra Nazzjonali of Malta, since 2011 he has been member of the Mozart Orchestra Vienna and artistic director of the Sopron Symphony Orchestra.

Kóczán Péter brácsaművész 2004-09-ig a Győri Filharmonikus Zenekarban dolgozott, 2009-ben a Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra tagja lett, 2011 óta pedig a bécsi Mozart Orchesterben játszik és a Soproni Liszt Ferenc Szimfonikus Zenekar művészeti vezetőjeként dolgozik.

Marcell Vámos cello Marcell Vámos was born on 14th April 1976 in Budapest. He started his musical studies at the age of six at Mariann Takacs. He attended Bartók Béla Conservatory between 1990 and 1995. At first Ottó Kertész, later György Déry were his teachers. He graduated summa cum laude from Liszt Ferenc Music Academy in 2001, as a student of Csaba Onczay. Besides his modern musical studies, he also took part in the courses of the festival ‘Early Music Days’ in Sopron regularly. He has been a member of the Budapest Cello Ensemble since 1998, which gave lots of successful concerts throughout Europe, several of which were broadcasted by the Hungarian Television and the Euroradio. He has also been a member of the Erdödy Chamber Orchestra since 1999, and the Voralberg Symphonic Orchestra Bregenz since 2003.

Vámos Marcell gordonkaművész Onczay Csaba növendékeként diplomázott Budapesten, majd a Vorarlbergi Szimfonikus Zenekar, a MÁV Szimfonikusok és 2012-ben (Botvay Károly utódaként) a Budapesti Vonósok szólócsellistája lett.

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String Quartets

Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in D Major, op. 64/5; Hob. III:63 "The Lark"
Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in C Major, op. 76/3; Hob. III:77 "Emperor/Kaiser"
Joseph Haydn: “The Seven Last Words of Christ”, op. 51; Hob. III: 50-56
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet in C Major, KV 157
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet in D Minor, KV 173
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet in G Major, KV 387
Franz Schubert: String Quartet in E flat, op. 125/1 D 87
Franz Schubert: String Quartet in d Minor, op.ph. D 810 "Death and the Maiden"
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy: String Quartet in D Major, op. 44/1
Alexander Borodin: 2nd String Quartet in D Major (1881)
Antonín Dvořák: String Quartet in F Major, op. 96 "American"
Maurice Ravel: String Quartet in F Major (1902/03)

Chamber music with other instruments

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Piano Quartet in G Minor, KV 478
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Clarinet Quintet in A Major, KV 581
Franz Schubert: Piano Quintet in A Major, op. 114, D 667 "The Trout"
Franz Schubert: String Quintet in C major, op. 163, D 956
Robert Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat Major, op. 44
Johannes Brahms: Piano Quartet in G Minor, op. 25
Antonín Dvořák: Piano Quintet in A Major, op. 81


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