Csaba Erdély, Viola
Csaba Erdélyi, Principal Viola of the Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra, was born in Budapest, Hungary. He made musical history in 1972, when he won the prestigious Carl Flesch Violin Competition with the viola – the first, and so far, only time. The Flesch Prize launched Erdélyi’s international career. In the same year he was invited by Joseph Szigeti and Rudolph Serkin to the Marlboro Festival (USA) where he also worked with Pablo Casals.
A viola student of Pál Lukács and subsequently Yeh...