Hungarian-American violinist Abigel Kralik is quickly gaining attention as “a shooting star in the truest sense of the word” (Mitteldeutscher Rundfunk Kultur). As soloist, Abigel has appeared with the Savaria and MAV Symphony Orchestras as well as the Szentendre and Anima Musicae Chamber Orchestras.
Abigel was named Emerging Artist of Wilmington Music Festival for the 2019/20 season. She has also won top prizes at the New York International Artists Association, Vienna International Music Competition, Rising Stars (Berlin) Grand Prix, Talents for Europe International Competition, and Koncz Janos competition.
She is a passionate chamber musician and frequently performs with Jupiter Symphony Chamber Players. She also has appeared as a featured artist at the Verbier, Clasclas, Budapest, Krzyzowa and Moritzburg Festivals, as well as the Perlman Music Program and Festival Mozaic. Kralik has collaborated with Itzhak Perlman, Guy Braunstein, Vilde Frang, Viviane Hagner, Hsin-Yun Huang, Maxim Rysanov, Jan Vogler, and Gary Hoffman.
Abigel studied with Kristóf Baráti in Budapest and earned her Bachelor’s degree from The Juilliard School under the tutelage of Itzhak Perlman and Li Lin. She is now pursuing her Master’s degree with Perlman and Laurie Smukler. Abigel is a proud recipient of the Kovner Fellowship.