holds the solo cor anglais position at the Bamberg Symphony and was lecturer for cor anglais at the Musikhochschule in Lübeck, Köln and Düsseldorf.
The hungarian oboist Zsófia Magyar was born in 1979 in Budapest, where she commenced her musical education at the Béla Bartók Conservatory. In 1998 she began her studies in Freiburg with Hans Elhorst and later with Heinz Holliger. At this :me she won a scholarship with the Chelius
Foundation. She completed her studies in Freiburg in 2003 and was admitted to a masterclass with
Günther Passin in Munich. In 2004 she was awarded a scholarship from the International Musical Community Center “Haus Marteau” and became a trainee at the Munich Radio Orchestra. She has been solo cor anglais in the Bamberg Symphony Orchestra since 2005. She has played frequently as a guest with the Munich Philharmonic, the Deutsches Symphonie Orchester Berlin, the Gewandhaus Orchestra Leipzig, the WDR, the NDR and the Budapest Festival Orchestra. In 2007 she awarded a scholarship from the Richard Wagner Foundation. She has also taken part in various chamber music performances with Ulf Rodenhäuser, András Adorján, Wolfgang Gaag, Wen-Sinn Yang, Mirijam
Contzen and Konstantin Heidrich and is a regular guest at the Chamber Music Festival Schloss Cappenberg. From 2008 to 2011 she taught the cor anglais at the Academy of Music in Lübeck. Since 2015 she has been teaching cor anglais at the Robert Schumann University of Music in Düsseldorf.
Zsófi is happy to work with interested oboists playing the cor anglais. She speaks English and German.