Gejza Jurth

Born in Brisbane (Australia) in 1983, conductor and violist Gejza Jurth comes from a musical academic family. His father Attila Jurth is a church organist and leading Hungarian composer in Australia. In 1987, Gejza Jurth and his siblings formed the LKGT Quartet, which became known as the youngest string quartet in the world. In 1997 he became Conductor and Music Director of the Ipswich Youth Orchestra Australia, for which he received the Ipswich City Citizen of the Year award. In 1999 he became conductor of the oldest wind ensemble in the Australian state of Queensland.

In 2002 he received an Australian music scholarship for the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna, where he completed his diploma studies with a master’s degree.

Since then he has lived in the music capital, is married and has two children. The music also took him to cities like Abu Dhabi, Budapest, Berlin, London, Rome, Beijing, Moscow, Kuala Lumpur and many more.

Over the years, the violist and chamber musician developed into a specialist for the Viennese music of the Strauss dynasty and their Viennese contemporaries. However, his academic interest is in the greatest Austrian symphonist, Anton Bruckner. For many years, the musical entertainer has conducted the Ambassade Orchestra Vienna, among others, and has also been its chief conductor since the 2020 season.