Zsolt Török


Zsolt Török, cello (b. 1984, Cluj-Napoca)

The youngest child of a family of cellists, Zsolt Török also took up the study of the cello at the age of 6. After graduating from the Sigismund Toduță Music High School of Cluj-Napoca, he finished his Bachelor and Master’s degrees at the Gheorghe Dima National Academy of Music in Cluj-Napoca, in the class of Professor Vasile Jucan, member of theTransylvanian Quartet.

He won several national and international awards, including the Jury’s Special Prize at the David Popper International Cello Competition in Hungary, (2003), the 2nd Prize and the Popularity Prize at the Sigismund Toduță Competition in Cluj-Napoca (2005). 

He has been a member of the Transylvania Philharmonic of Cluj-Napoca since 2005 and currently he is principal of the cello section. As a soloist, he performed with the Satu Mare, Sibiu, Oradea, Cluj-Napoca and Brașov Philharmonics.