Above: Promotional graphic for László Mező's performance alongside Bálint Sapszon on October 5th, 2013. Courtesy of László Mező.
Cellist László Mező and pianist Bálint Sapszon, who perform as the Hungarian Duo, will present a special concert on Saturday, October 5, at 7:00 pm in the intimate setting of the Scripps Miramar Ranch Library Center.
Hungarian born, both are graduates of the esteemed Ferenc Liszt Music Academy of Budapest and currently reside in Los Angeles. Highly versatile musicians, their program will include works from composers such as Bach, Schubert, Elgar, Popper and others as well as original arrangements of film scores and jazz tunes.
László Mező has earned prizes in a number of international competitions including a special prize in the International David Popper Cello Competition, has performed as a soloist throughout Europe as well Brazil and Japan, and conducted master classes in Hungary, Switzerland and Brazil. He is a member of the Pacific Symphony.
Bálint Sapszon, pianist and composer, has performed in a myriad of styles with jazz ensembles and symphony orchestras throughout Europe and Scandinavia. His compositions and arrangements are performed by groups ranging from European orchestras and ensembles to Hollywood studio orchestras.
Cost: Tickets are only $15 at the door; there is no charge for children under 12.
A complimentary intermission reception featuring delicious Hungarian pastries will offer an opportunity to mingle with fellow music lovers.
Overflow parking is available on Meanley Drive off Scripps Ranch Blvd. Call (858) 538-8158 or visit www.srfol.org for more information.