Réka Szilvay has been professor for violin at the Sibelius Academy Helsinki since 2006; Lecturer at the master courses at the Allegro Vivo Summer Academy for many years;
Performances as a soloist and chamber musician all over Europe, Asia, South America and USA. Concerts as soloist with all major Finnish orchestras as well as with the London Philharmonic, the Mariinsky Orchestra St. Petersburg, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg in the most prestigious concert halls, including Musikverein Wien, Festspielhaus Salzburg, Tokyo Suntory Hall, National Concert Hall Taipei, Symphony Hall Birmingham, London Barbican Concert Hall, Cologne Philharmonic Hall and Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires. As chamber musician performances at Konzerthaus Wien, Carnegie Hall New York, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Wigmore Hall London and Cité de la Musique Paris. Concerts with the pianists H. Kärkäinen, Ch. Berner and cembalist A. Häkkinen. High praised CD recordings “The 7 seasons” and “The Roaring Twenties”.