Swiss violinist Géza Hosszu-Legocky was born in 1985, educated in Austria and studied with Dora Schwarzberg, Ruggiero Ricci, Ivry Gitlis, Ida Haendel and Tibor Varga. He holds a dual Swiss and American citizenship and currently resides in Brussels, Belgium.
Praised by musicians, audiences, and music critics as a rising "tour de force" in the classical music scene, Géza Hosszu-Legocky's critical acclaim culminated with the nomination of two Grammy® Awards.
A regular guest at most major international festivals, around the world including Aspen Festival (USA), Beppu Festival (Japan), Buenos Aires Festival (Argentina), Ludwigsburg Festival (Germany), Lugano Festival (Italy), Ruhr Piano Festival (Germany), Saratoga Festival (USA), Taipei Festival (Taiwan), Verbier Music Festival (Switzerland), la Roque d'Anthéron & Bel Air Festival (France) and many others.
He collaborated with such conductors as Charles Dutoit, Myung-Whun Chung and Thierry Fischer and his partnerships have included artists such as Martha Argerich, Nelson Freire, Gautier Capucon, Renaud Capucon, Gidon Kremer, Vadim Repin, Gabriela Montero, Lily Maisky and Giorgia Tomassi
This year Géza will make debuts at the Salzburg Festival and Lucerne Festival.
He plays on the Stradivarius 1715 "Joachim" kindly loaned by Nippon Music Foundation of Japan.