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How she started?
Anikó Kovács began her musical studies with her mother Judit Áchim – music teacher – , then with the … renowned violinist and professor: Margit Lányi
At the Preparatory Faculty of the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music Budapest, Hungary she studied with Professor Miklós Szenthelyi.
At the age of 18, she won the first prize at the Eastern Music Festival in Greensboro, North Carolina.
She continued her studies at the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music Budapest, under the supervision of Miklós Szenthelyi, Sándor Devich and András Mihály.
Having done her degree in 1990, she was offered a scholarship to the Cleveland Institute of Music (CIM), by the outstanding American violonist Donald Weilerstein, where she graduated in 1992.
In 1991 she played at the Aspen Music Festival as an assistant concertmaster.
Anikó is a founder member and soloist of the Hungarian Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra.
Accompanied by the Mendelsssohn Chamber Orchestra, the Solti Chamber Orchestra, the Győr Philharmonic Orchestra, the Budapest Strings and the Hungarian Radio and Television Symphonic Orchestra she has given concerts in the major Hungarian centres of music.
At the invitation of the Hungarian Radio she has performed in many live broadcasts.
She has toured in Europe, as well as in the USA, Canada, South-Korea, Japan and Qatar, playing together with distinguished Hungarian and foreign partners.
She is also a dedicated chamber musician, having concerts in Hungary and abroad. She played together with many renowned musicians like Jenő Jandó, Béla Drahos, László Fenyő, Kálmán Berkes, István Székely…
2000 “Romantic Pieces”- (Kreisler, Massenet, Saint-Saens, Paganini, Ravel) accompanied by Judit Szenthelyi – piano
2008 J. S. Bach – Partitas for solo violin,
Ysaye – Violin sonatas
2013 Accompanied by the Budapest Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Ádám Medveczky she performs Mozart Violin concerto No. 4. in D major K.218 and Mendelsssohn Violin Concerto in E minor op.64
At the invitation of the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra, she is playing the violin in the orchestra of which conductor of honor is Dmitrij Kitajenko.
What people say?
Music Review - Eastern Music Festival
“Anikó Kovács’ nearly flawless technique…”
“Kovács’ tone is light and exquisite, and her virtuosity is apparent throughout.”