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Katalin Csillagh

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Katalin Csillagh
Pianist and Accompanist
Steinway Artist
Lecturer, Franz Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest
Visiting Scholar, Tufts University, Granoff Music Center
Artistic Director, Moltopera London
Mobile +447425074776
email: katalincsillagh@gmail.com
website: www.katalincsillagh.net




EDUCATION

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

Master of 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/JOBS



2019- Artistic Director, Moltopera, London, UK

2018-2019. Visiting Scholar, 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.

2005-2019. Teaching piano one-to-one

2009-2019. Vocal coaching one-to-one


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 Competition, Békéstarhos, Hungary, 1998.


SCHOLARSHIPS

Scholarship of The Glenn Gould School of The Royal Conservatory 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 Munich

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

Venues:

Main concerts:


Distler Hall, Tufts University, Medford, USA , 2018/2019
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.
Zemplen Festival, Sarospatak, Hungary, 14.08.2018
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

LECTURES
04.18.2018 Introducing vocal compositions by contemporary American female composers for all the graduate singer students, Franz Liszt Music Academy, Budapest, Hungary

10.31.2018 Introducing vocal compositions by contemporary American female composers as guest lecturer at the Women in Music class, Tufts University, Medford, USA


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 International Armel Opera Festival

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