Selected Discography

Matei Varga presents


  • Imagine Christmas - Matei Varga

  • “Varga's poignant homage to composers who died far too young includes delightful world premieres by Romanian pianist Dinu Lipatti." BBC Music

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Various artists, Irina Muresanu & Matei Varga

Imagine Christmas

  • Imagine Christmas - Matei Varga

  • Conceived and recorded over the past 2.5 years by Sono Luminus, Imagine Christmas is the perfect album for your holiday celebrations, evoking a very deep sense of nostalgia while remaining wonderfully modern.

    "One of coolest and most beautiful Christmas albums you'll hear this year!"

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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" -

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Laura Buruiana (Cellist), Matei Varga (Pianist)

BRAHMS - Piano and Cello Sonatas


  • 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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  • 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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