1st Prize was not awarded
2nd Prize ATS 90.000,- donated by Firma Eurostar/Chrysler
Prize for the best interpretation of a work by Franz Schubert ATS 30.000,- donated by Gesellschaft der Freunde der Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Graz
István KOVÁCS, Bass (Hungary)
Born in Hungary in 1972. Voice student at the “Franz-Liszt”-Music-School in Pécs. Since 1995 student of Katalin Schultz and László Polgár in Budapest. Since 1995 soloist of “Radio Budapest”. In 1995 debut at the Opera in Pécs as Don Basilio in Rossini’s “Il barbiere di Siviglia”. Concerts in Hungary, France and Switzerland. Radio- and CD-recordings.
Katalin HEGEDÜS GÖNCZY, Piano (Hungary)
Born in Hungary in 1963. In 1985 graduation from the “Franz-Liszt”-Music-Academy as piano, Solfège, and music teacher. Since 1989 professor and accompainst of a voice class at the “Franz-Liszt”-Music-Academy. Recitals in Vienna, Brussels, Bayreuth, Madrid, Budapest. Master classes with Mathis, Moore, Shetler, Guittard, Varasdy, Berry and Eötvös.
Duo István KOVÁCS / Katalin HEGEDÜS GÖNCZY
Franz Schubert: Der Wanderer op. 4/1 D 489 (Schmidt)
Franz Schubert: Erlkönig op. 1 D 328 (Goethe)