András Virágh commenced his musical studies at Béla Bartók Conservatoire
in Budapest. He graduated from Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, where
his teachers included Endre Virágh and Ferenc Gergely, as an organist
and organ teacher in 1983.
the Second International Ferenc Liszt Organ Competition in
1983, he has awarded the special prize of the Cziffra Foundation
for the most outstanding interpretation of works by Ferenc Liszt.
In 1985, he studied at the Royal Conservatoire in Liege,
Belgium, on scholarship for six month. At the 100th anniversary
of the death of Ferenc Liszt in 1986, he performed all the
Master's organ works; in 1990, he played all the major organ works
by Cesar Franck, in honour of the great French composer.
András Virágh gives regular performances both in Hungary and abroad.
His repertoire includes organ works by Bach, Franck, Liszt, Reger,
Mendelssohn and Brahms as well as contemporary Hungarian and French
Virágh is conductor, music director and organist at the City
Parish Church in Budapest, and choirmaster of the Kapisztrán
Choir of Országúti Franciscan Church. He has regular performances
St. Stephen's Catedral in Budapest, and is the regular organist
of the National Philharmonic Orchestra. He teaches the organ
at the Church Music Department of Dániel Berzsenyi College
in Szombathely, where he is assistant professor.
András Virágh has given guest performances in Italy, Austria, Germany,
Switzerland, Belgium, Denmark, France, Bulgaria and Slovakia.
In 2001 from the Hungarian State he won the Ferenc Liszt Prize
and from the City Budapest the Pro Civibus Prize.
András Virágh plays the organ solo on CD's (select picture on the