Duo István KOVÁCS / Katalin HEGEDÜS GÖNCZY

1st prize was not awarded

2nd prize ATS 90,000 donated by the company Eurostar / ChryslerSpecial prize / Best interpretation of a work by Franz Schubert ATS 30,000, - Prize of the Society of Friends of the Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Graz

Status: 1997

Duo István KOVÁCS / Katalin HEGEDÜS GÖNCZY
Duo István KOVÁCS / Katalin HEGEDÜS GÖNCZY

István KOVÁCS, Bass (Hungary)

Born in 1972 in Hungary. Vocal studies in Pécs at the "Franz Liszt" Music School. Since 1995 studies in Budapest with Katalin Schultz and László Polgár. Since 1995 soloist with "Radio Budapest". 1995 opera debut at the Opera in Pécs as Don Basilio in Rossini's "The Barber of Seville". Concert performances in Hungary, France and Switzerland. Radio and CD recordings.

Katalin HEGEDÜS GÖNCZY, Piano (Hungary)

Born in 1963 in Hungary. 1985 diplomas at the "Franz Liszt" Music Academy as piano, solfège and music teacher. Since 1989 professor and accompanist of a singing class at the "Franz Liszt" Music Academy. Concerts in Vienna, Brussels, Bayreuth, Madrid, Budapest. Courses u. a. Mathis, Moore, Shetler, Guittard, Varasdy, Berry and Eötvös.