Zsombor Sidoo

Zsombor Sidoo, who was born in Budapest in 1997, received his early musical training from József Eötvös at the Franz Liszt Academy for Music in Budapest. From 2013, he studied with Paolo Pegoraro at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Graz. In 2016, he received a scholarship from the city of Graz for the best music student studying in Graz. In 2019, he graduated with the highest marks. Currently, he is pursuing his Masters and is already being recognised as a unique talent with great sensibility for diverse musical styles. He has also taken lessons in musical composition with Beat Furrer.

Zsombor Sidoo has won numerous competitions, such as First Prize at: the Zagreb Guitar Festival, the 15th Concorso Internazionale di Chitarra Classica ‘Enrico Mercatali’ in Gorizia, Italy, the International Guitar Competition ‘Ida Presti’ in Samobor and at the 10th Oberhausen Guitar Competition in Germany. He regularly gives concerts in Europe at prestigious venues such as the Ehrbar Saal in Vienna, the Mozarthaus in Augsburg and the Fricsay Hall in Szeged. His debut CD with three sonatas by Johann Sebastian Bach, Manuel María Ponce and Hans Werner Henze was released in October 2019.