Ildikó Szabó – cellist
Acclaimed for her musical intellect and imagination coupled with technical virtuosity, Ildikó Szabó is a laureate of the 2014 Pablo Casals International Cello Competition where she was the winner of the overall 2nd Prize, the Audience Award, and 7 Special Prizes. She was also top prize winner at the David Popper International Competition, Janigro International Competition and Liezen International Competition, while in 2013 she was awarded the Junior Prima Prize as an outstanding young artist of the year in Hungary; she is also a scholarship recipient of the German Music Competition.
Already established in her native Hungary, Ildikó Szabó has appeared as a soloist with the Budapest Festival Orchestra under Iván Fischer, the Hungarian Radio Orchestra, the Hungarian National Philharmonic Orchestra, the Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, Concerto Budapest, and the Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra. The 2018/19 season includes performances of Shostakovich Cello Concerto No. 2 with the Magdeburgische Philharmonie in Berlin and the Miklós Rózsa Concerto Op.32 with Concerto Budapest.
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with István Lajkó (piano) – March 2019
with István Lajkó (piano) – December 2016
Budapest Festival Orchestra, Iván Fischer – December 2014
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