1st Prize ATS 120.000,- donated by Oesterreichische Nationalbank
Prize for the best interpretation of a piece of music of the 20th century ATS 30.000,- donated by Spedition Jöbstl KG
Naho UEMURA, Violin (Japan)
Born in Japan in 1970. From 1986 to 1989 she studied the violin at Toho-Gakuen School of Music. Since 1993 student of Michael Frischenschlager in Vienna. Since 1986 prize-winner of international competitions such as the “International Competition for Violin and Viola” in Markneukirchen (1995) and the “International Violin Competition Fritz Kreisler” in Vienna (1996). Appearances as for instance at the International Music Festival 1995 “Young Prague”. Recordings for the Japanese, as well as Dutch and Austrian broadcasting corporations.
Tamami MURAMATSU, Piano (Japan)
Born in Japan in 1966. From 1985 to 1989 student at the University of Arts and Music in Tokyo, then student of Alexander Jenner at the Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst in Vienna. Accompanist in the master class of Leopold Hager. In 1995 award for “Excellent accompanist” at the “International Competition for Violin and Viola” in Markneukirchen. Numerous piano solo recitals.
Duo Naho UEMURA / Tamami MURAMATSU
Franz Schubert: Fantasie C-Dur op. post. 159 D 934