Abigél Králik


The only musician listed in the 2020 Forbes Hungary “30 under 30”, and winner of the 2023 Junior Prima Award which distinguishes the best Hungarian musicians, brilliant young talented violinist Abigél Králik is quickly gaining attention as “a shooting star in the truest sense of the word” (Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk Kultur). A rich musical journey that took Abigél Králik from Dublin to Budapest, eventually to The Juilliard School in New York City and now to Brussels, she frequently performs as a soloist with various orchestras, most recently with the Mexico City Philharmonic, the Festival Mozaic Orchestra in San Luis Obispo (California), the Savaria and MAV Symphony Orchestras in Hungary as well as the Casco Philharmonic in Belgium.

In addition to her solo appearances, she is also a passionate chamber musician, appearing as a featured artist at the Verbier, Clasclás, Budapest, Krzyżowa, Moritzburg and Prussia Cove music festivals, as well as the Perlman Music Program and Festival Mozaic. Abigél Králik has collaborated with artists such as Itzhak Perlman, Guy Braunstein, Vilde Frang, Viviane Hagner, Hsin-Yun Huang, Maxim Rysanov, Jan Vogler and Gary Hoffman.

Abigél Králik studied with Kristóf Baráti in Budapest and earned her Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the Juilliard School under the tutelage of Itzhak Perlman and Laurie Smukler. She was awarded the Kovner Fellowship for all six years studying at the Juilliard School. At present she is an Artist in Residence at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel, mentored by Augustin Dumay.

The 2023-24 season is an exciting one for Abigél Králik. She is releasing a recording of the Brahms Violin Concerto with the Mexico City Philharmonic under the baton of Scott Yoo. Additionally she performs Mozart Violin Concerto No. 2 with the Casco Philharmonic in Belgium, Max Richter Violin Concerto with Brugger Ensemble, J.S. Bach Brandenburg Concertos with the Festival Mozaic Orchestra and Mozart Concertone together with Augustin Dumay and Sinfonia Varsovia. Through all these, and her tenure as an Artist in Residence at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel, she is working towards the debut season of the TARA Chamber Concerts in Brussels, of which she is the Founder and Co-Artistic Director.