1st Prize was not awarded
2nd Prize ATS 90,000,-
donated by the company Eurostar / Chrysler
Special Prize / Best interpretation of a work by Franz Schubert ATS 30,000, -
Prize of the Society of Friends of the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz
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.