Judit Varga (born 1979 in Hungary) lives and works in Vienna.
Since 2013 she has been teaching composition and applied and film music at the Franz Liszt Music University in Budapest. From October 2019 she is Professor of Media Composition at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna.
Judit Varga works with orchestras and ensembles from all over the world, including Ensemble Modern, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ensemble Kontrapunkte, Riot Ensemble London.
The Hungarian State Opera performed her opera Szerelem (Love) in 2016/17. The opera received outstanding positive reviews in international professional magazines.
In 2014 Judit Varga received the “Best Music” award from the Austrian Film Academy for her soundtrack to the cinema production “Deine Schönheit ist nichts Wert”. In 2017 Judit Varga was awarded with Béla Bartók – Dita Pásztory Prize for her work contribution for Hungarian contemporary music and cultural life of Hungary. In 2018 Judit Varga was awarded with Erkel Prize by the Hungarian Government. In 2019 she was awarded with the TONALi19 composer award for her piano solo, Pendulum.