Love good music? Would like to taste the World? Wish to unwind and discover new voices? Or just want to feel good in a great company at a beautiful place by the Lake Balaton…

Várallyay Petra Trió (HUN)

Main Stage - july 16. tuesday 19:30

Formed in 2014, the Hungarian progressive jazz fusion group is among the most exciting bands of the young generation. Their unique style of music is enriched with influences from various fields; with the intensity of rock music and the spontaneity of free improvisation, they create a new dimension in contemporary jazz. The members of the trio studied at the Jazz Department of Béla Bartók Conservatory and Franz Liszt Academy of Music Budapest. Meanwhile, the trio performed at several popular concert venues and international music festivals including Sziget Festival, Opus Jazz Club, Palace of Arts, Csíki Jazz Festival, Paloznaki Jazz Piknik and Hello Wood Festival. In 2015, the trio got invited to play at Müpa Jazz Showcase, then they won the prize for the ‘Best Musician’ at International Youth Jazz Festival,Târgu Mureș. In 2016/2017, Petra was a recipient of the Miklós Orszáczky Award and a Junior Artisjus Award, then the trio made it to the finals at Sibiu International Jazz Competition (RO), where they received the ‘Best Instrumentalist’ Award and an invitation to Gaume Jazz Festival (BE). In 2019, the trio releases their first album called Deadline Haze.

Petra Várallyay - violin, piano, vocals
Zalán Berta - bass guitar
Balázs Szikora - drums