Selected Discography

Laura Metcalf (Cellist), Matei Varga (Pianist)

First Day

  • First Day

  • First Day represents many firsts, beginnings and youthful sentiments. The title is taken from the phrase "paths of the first day" from the final track on the album, "Les chemins de l'amour" by Francis Poulenc.

    "Metcalf and Varga are old friends and work together smoothly and warmly" - American Record Guide

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Matei Varga (pianist)

George Enescu: Piano Sonata No. 1 - Suite No. 2

  • George Enescu: Piano Sonata No. 1 - Suite No. 2

  • Enescu is one of twentieth century's most underrated composers, and his piano music in particular deserves to be heard a lot more often.

    "a pianist fully on top of the rather punishing and never showy virtuosity required by Enescu’s music" - AllMusic.com

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Laura Buruiana (Cellist), Matei Varga (Pianist)

BRAHMS - Piano and Cello Sonatas

  • COVIELLO CLASSICS, 2012

  • The two cello and piano sonatas by Johannes Brahms can be considered examples of the stylistic transformation that shaped his career as a composer.

    "this is more than a musical partnership; it's two lives that depend on each other, and it's an absolutely thrilling, breathtaking marvel to behold" - Fanfare

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Single, SCHNITZEL MUSIC, 2015

TCHAIKOVSKY - VAN BRINK - Swan Lake Fantasy

  • Swan Lake Fantasy

  • Making a transcription for piano of Tchaikovsky's iconic Swan Lake consisted of breaking it apart, inspecting the pieces, and from them, creating something new.

    "Varga's playing is superb, and overall it's a remarkable achievement" - Robert Sherman, WQXR

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