Katica Illényi



Katica Illényi violin and theremin artist, vocalist


From the young age of 12 she attended every year the international violin master courses called “Festival Tibor Varga” in Switzerland.

Class of Special Talents, Franz Liszt Academy of Music from age of 14
1991. Masters degree in violin, Franz Liszt Academy of Music
1992.National Entertainment Centre, classical and jazz singing, tap-dancing, jazz dance, classical ballet
1995 – 2001. violinist and vocalist of the Budapest Klezmer Band
2002. solist career, repertoire: classical and jazz pieces, world-famous soundtracks, Italian tunes and French chanson. Bach, Vivaldi, Bartók, Lehár, Sarasate, Debussy, Saint Saens, Kreisler, De Falla, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Dvorak, F. Liszt, Max Bruch, Georg Boulanger, Spohr, M. Legrand, E. Morricone, John Williams, G. Gershwin, Piazzola and more others.

2002. eMeRTon Prize, Hungarian National Radio
2010. Artisjus Prize from the Bureau for the Protection of Authors’ Rights
2012. Franz Liszt Prize, the highest state award
2014, Member of the Hungarian Academy of Arts
2015. Artist of Merit of the Hungary awarded by the minister for culture

She plays theremin the untouchable instrument. She’s one of the very few artists who can play theremin.

Once upon a time in the west: https://youtu.be/lY7sXKGZl2w ( theremin)

Schindler’ list   https://youtu.be/hBY4pKP4oBo

Carmen Fantasy: https://youtu.be/IQG26EYT1N4

Porgy and Best Fantasy: https://youtu.be/To_oZuM5Lic


Website: www.katicaillenyi.com

Official YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/katicaillenyi

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/katicaillenyiofficial/


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Short Profile

NameIllényi, Katica
Born inHungary, Europe
Main languageEnglish
Additional languages German,  Hungarian 
attended UniversitiesFranz List Music Academy, Budapest
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