Réka Szilvay debuted Sibelius Violin Concerto as a soloist at the Wien Musikverein-hall in 1999. Afterwards she has appeared as a soloist with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Mariinski Orchestra St. Petersburg, Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, Copenhagen Philharmonic Orchestra, Tonkünstler-Orchester Austria and Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg, conducted by Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Valery Gergiev, Leif Segerstam, Sakari Oramo, Adam Fischer, Osmo Vänskä, Neeme Järvi, Mikko Franck, Markus Stenz and Juha Kangas.
Réka has played numerous of recitals in Europe, Japan and USA. She has visited international festivals like Salzburger Festspiele, Helsinki Festival, Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival, Turku Music Festival, Mikkeli Music Festival, Savonlinna Opera Festival, Korsholm Music Festival, Klangbogen Wien, Haydn Festspiele Eisenstadt, Festival Grafenegg and Singapore Arts Festival. Since 2006 Réka Szilvay has been Professor of Violin at the Sibelius Academy.