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Katalin Csillagh

Pianist and Accompanist

Lecturer, Franz Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest

Budapest, Liszt Ferenc tér 8, 1061

+36302426871

email: katalincsillagh@gmail.com

info@katalincsillagh.net

www.katalincsillagh.net

 

 

 

EDUCATION

 

PhD Candidate in Music Aesthetics, PPKE University, Budapest , Hungary, 2014-Present.

Master of Philosophy and Aesthetics, PPKE University, Piliscsaba, Hungary, 2014

Postgraduate Diploma, Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria, 2008, Professor: Imre Rohmann

Master of Music, Performing and Teaching Piano, Franz Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest, Hungary, 2005, Professor: György Nádor

Courses at ADS, The Glenn Gould School of Music, Toronto, Canada, 2002-2003 Professors: John Perry, Leon Fleisher, David Louie

 

 

TEACHING/FACULTY POSITIONS

 

2018-Present. Visiting Professor, Tufts University, Boston, USA.

2013-Present. Lecturer, Franz Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest. Vocal department, subject: vocal coaching.

2015, 2016 Crescendo Summer Academy, Tokaj, Hungary, Guest teacher, vocal coaching.

2010-2011. Teacher. Béla Bartók Conservatory, Budapest. Subject: vocal coaching.

2009-2010. Uribe Belcanto Academy, accompanist.

 

 

AWARDS

 

“Steinway Artist “, Hamburg, Germany, 2012.-present (Lifelong recognition)

1ST Prize, International Beethoven Chamber Music Competition, London, 2007.

Diploma D’Honor, „Duos sonates” Category, 50. Maria Canals International Piano Competition, Barcelona, 2004

1ST Prize, EPTA (European Piano Teachers Association, London) International Piano Competition, Osijek, Croatia, 1999.

Pianist Prize, Győri Nagy Istvánné Foundation, Budapest, Hungary, 1999.

Kadosa Prize, 8th National Piano Comptetition, Békéstarhos, Hungary, 1998.

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

 

Scholarship of The Glenn Gould School of The Royal Consercvatory of Music, Toronto, Canada, 2000.

Scholarship of the Pro Renovanda Cultura Hungarie Foundation, 2000

 

 

MASTERCLASSES

 

Active participant in the masterclasses of:

2010. John Perry, Bad Bertrich, Germany

2008.  Alberto Portugheis, Steinway Hall, London, England

2006.  Boris Berezowski, Summer Academy, Nice, France

2005.  Jenő Jandó, ISA Sommerakademie Prag-Wien-Budapest, Baden, Austria

2002.  Leon Fleisher, Toronto, Canada

2000, 2001.  György Nádor, ISA Sommerakademie Prag-Wien-Budapest, Baden, Austria

2000.  Alberto Portugheis, Steinway Hall, London, England

1999  Ferenc Rados, Bartók Béla Conservatory, Budapest, Hungary

1996,1997,1998. László Baranyay, Tapolca, Hungary

1998. Gyöngyi Keveházi, Attila Némethy, Ferenc Kerek, 12. International Music    Camp and Festival, Balassagyarmat, Hungary

1997. Emmy Henz-Diémand, (improvisation), Wiener Sommerakademie , Wienna, Austria

1996. Oleg Maisenberg , Wiener Sommerakademie, Wienna, Austria

 

DISCOGRAPHY

 

2016. “Glowing Sonorities” ,  Noémi Győri – flute, Katalin Csillagh – piano, Hungaroton Records

2009. “Astor” , works by Astor Piazzolla, solo, Katalin Csillagh piano, SW Arte Record Label

2008. 24 Preludes by Chopin and Improvisation, solo, Katalin Csillagh – piano , SW Arte Record Label

2001. “Shades of Bach” , János Vázsonyi – saxophone, Katalin Csillagh – piano, BMC Records

1999. Sonatas, solo, Katalin Csillagh piano, SW Arte Record Label

 

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE

 

Chamber Music partners:

Martha Argerich – piano, Pablo Galdo – piano, Alberto Portugheis – piano, Priya Mitchell – violin, Ádám Banda – violin, Csaba Klenyán – clarinette, Noémi Győri – flute, Péter Somodari – cello, Naoko Inoue – violin, Hosung Chung – cello, Maria Theresa Uribe – soprano, Sagi Hartov – cello, Gergely Madaras- flute, Carolina Eyck – theremin, Christine Ott – ondes martenot, János Pálúr – organ, Ágnes Kállay – cello, László Mező – cello, Eduardo Hubert – piano, János Vázsonyi – saxophone, Zoltán Daragó – countertenor, János Alagi – tenor, Atala Schöck – mezzosoprano, Lucia Megyesi-Schwartz – mezzosoprano, Julia Pászthy – soprano, Péter Kováts – violin, Carlos Nozzi – cello

 

Ensembles:

Accord Quartett, Vespa Quartett, MÁV Symphony Orchestra, Mendelssohn Chamber Orchestra, Jacobsplatz Orchestra Münich

 

Conductors:

Daniel Grossmann, Sean Deibler, Tamás Gál, Daniel Somogyi-Tóth, Tibor Szabó

 

Venues:

 

Main concerts outside Hungary:

Florian Leonhard Fine Violin Salon, London, England, 23.03.2017.

Colston Hall, Bristol, England, 21.03.2017.

Stanzia Castellani, Soundscape Festival, Cres, Croatia, 25.08.2016.

Villa Stuck, Münich, Germany, 07.07.2015.

Hubert Burda Saal, Münich , Germany, 28.01.2014.

Europa Saal, Bayreuth, Germany, 27.01.2014.

Concert Hall, Leuven, Belgium, 08.09.2013.

Queen Elisabeth Hall, Brussels, Belgium, 08.08.2013.

Steinway Hall, New York, USA, 01.24.2012.

Hungarian Consulate, New York, USA, 10.29.2012.

St.James Piccadilly Church, London, England, 01.30.2011.

Hungarian Consulate, New York, USA, 01.23.2011.

Vera Fletcher Hall, London, England, 11.26.2010.

Musicarte XXI., Buenos Aires, Argentina,10.26.2010.

St.James Piccadilly Church, London, England, 09.08.2010.

Kings Place, London,England,07.04.2010.

Regent Hall, London, England, 06.29.2009.

Salle Panopée, Paris, France 04.15.2009.

Steinway Hall, London, England, 10.30. 2008.

Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria, 06.22.2008.

Steinway Hall, London, England,   05.23.2007.

Hungarian Cultural Centre, London, England, 10.08.2007.

St. James Church Piccadilly, London, England, 10.12.2007.

Auditorium du MAMAC, Nice, France, 08.11.2006.

Hungarian Cultural Center, Salzburg, Austria,10.02.2006.

Bösendorfer Saal, Wienna, Austria, 08.24.2006.

Congress Casino-Festsaal, Baden, Austria, 08.23.2005.

Yorkminster Park Baptist Church, Toronto, Canada, 03.28.2003.

Ettore Mazzoleni Hall, Toronto, Canada, 12.13.2002.

Remenyi House of Music, Toronto,Canada, 12.04.2002.

Ettore Mazzoleni Hall, Toronto, Canada, 11.24.2002.

Hungarian Cultural Centre, London, England, 06.24.2001.

St. James Church, London, England,  10.24.2000.

Steinway Hall, London, England, 10.23.2000.

Hungarian Cultural Centre, London, England, Lecture of Alan Walker 09.25.2000.

Haus der Kunst, Baden, Austria,  08.22.2000.

Hungarian Cultural Centre, London, England, 11.27.1999.

 

 

Main concerts in Hungary:

 

Liszt Hall, Sopron, Hungary, 01.16.2018.

Argentinian Residence, Budapest, Hungary, 07.11.2017.

Solti Hall of the Franz Liszt Academy, Budapest, Hungary, 15.10.2017.

Solti Hall of the Franz Liszt Academy, Budapest, Hungary, 03.05.2017.

Vikár Sándor Hall, Nyiregyháza, Hungary, 04.04.2017.

Vikár Sándor Hall, Nyiregyháza, Hungary, 17.02.2017.

Kodály Hall, Szombathely, Hungary,16.01.2017.

Vikár Sándor Hall, Nyiregyháza, Hungary, 10.11.2016.

BMC Budapest Music Center, Budapest, Hungary, 08.11.2016.

Castle Amadé-Bajzáth, Iszkaszentgyörgy, Hungary, 11.08.2016.

Óbudai Társaskör, Budapest, Hungary, 04.05.2016.

Óbudai Társaskör, Budapest, Hungary, 07.03.2016.

Szabó Ervin Library, Budapest, Hungary, 24.02.2016.

Óbudai Társaskör, Budapest, Hungray, 31.01.2016.

Opera Steinway Hall, Budapest, Hungary, 11.12.2015.

Hungarian Radio, Budapest, Hungary, 15.12.2015.

BMC Budapest Music Center, Budapest, Hungary, 10.10.2015.

Church of Aszófő – AKZE Festival VIII., Aszófő, Hungary,15.-16.08.2015.

French Institute, Budapest, Hungary, 17.04.2015.

A38 Boat, Budapest, Hungary, 29.03.2015.

Opera Steinway Hall, Budapest, Hungary, 10.01.2015.

Fészek Klub, Budapest, Hungary, 19.11.2014.

Ferencsik Hall, Balatonfüred, Hungary, 22.10.2014.

Opera Steinway Hall, Budapest, Hungary, 27.08.2014.

Korean Cultural Centre, Budapest, Hungary, 26.08.2014.

Mediterran Theater, Balatonfüred, Hungary, 20.08.2014.

Church of Aszófő – AKZE Festival, Aszófő, Hungary, VII. 09.-10.08.2014.

Bartók Hall, Institute of Musicology, Budapest, Hungary, 12.04.2014.

Reformed Church, Nagyanizsa, Hungary, 11.01.2014.

Bartók Hall, Institute of Musicology, Budapest, Hungary, 21.12.2013.

Bartók Memorial House, Budapest, Hungary, 08.11.2013.

Church of Aszófő, Aszófő, Hungary, 20.08.2013.

Church of Aszófő – AKZE Festival, Aszófő, Hungary, VI. 17.-18.08.2013.

Bartók Memorial House, Budapest, Hungary, 18.05.2013.

Bartók Memorial House, Budapest, Hungary, 16.11.2012.

Villa Vaszary, Balatonfüred, Hungary, 04.06.2011.

Villa Vaszary, Balatonfüred, Hungray, 20.08.2011.

Castle of Nádasdladány, Hungray, 2010.

Oremus House, Zempléni Festival, Tokaj, Hungary, 2010.

Grand Hall of the Liszt Academy, 2009.

Liceum, Eger, Hungary, 2009.

Hungarian Academy of Science, Grand Hall, Budapest, Hungary, 2009.

Hungarian Radio, 2007.

Valley of Arts Festival, 2007.,2006.

Festival Theatre, Müpa, Palace of Arts, Budapest, Hungary, 2006.

Grand Hall of the Liszt Academy, Budapest, Hungary, 2005.

 

 

PUBLICATIONS, ARTICLES

 

2014 KUK (Kultúra és Kritika) online journal, critique about the recital of Mitsuko Utchida

2013 KUK (Kultúra és Kritika) online journal, critique about the recital of Evgeny Kissin

2013 KUK (Kultúra és Kritika) joural, Ars Critica 3., critique about the concert “Spiritual Liszt”

2012 KUK (Kultúra és Kritika) online journal, critique about the concert “Spiritual Liszt”

2012 KUK (Kultúra és Kritika) online, critique about the recital of Boris Berezovsky

2011 KUK (Kultúra és Kritika) journal, Ars Critica 2. critique about the recital of Evgeny Kissin

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS

 

hungarian – native

english – fluent

german – good

french – basic

 

 

 

OTHER

 

Projects:

 

Founder and director of the AKZE ( Aszófői Klasszikus Zenei Estek ) Festival

( 2008 – 2015)

Researching and presenting vocal compositions by female composers

Collaborative pianist of the annual Armel Opera Festival

 

 

 

 

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Katalin Csillagh pianist, Steinway artist