„Her technique is immaculate, (…) she is a true performer.“
Iván Fischer, Music Director of Budapest Festival Orchestra
Hailed by critics as „more than an extraordinary talent“, the young virtuoso cellist Ildikó Szabó has established herself as one of the most exciting musical talents of the new generation. She is acclaimed for her phenomenal technique and her creative musical imagination.
Ildikó Szabó was born in 1993 into a family of musicians. As a prodigious cellist, she was admitted at the age of 11 to the Exceptional Talents’ Class at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music, Budapest, in the class of Professor László Mező. Since October 2011, she has been working with Professor Jens Peter Maintz at the Berlin University of the Arts.