3rd Prize ATS 60,000, -
Ira Malaniuk Promotion Prize
Klaudia KIDON, soprano (Poland)
Born in 1967 in Poland. Studied at the College of Music in Katowice. 1990 2nd prize at the "Mozart" competition in Katowice, prizes and awards a. a. 1991 at the "Ada-Sari" Competition and 1992 at the Chamber Music Competition in Lodz. 1993-1995 studies at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen. Solo debut in September 1995. Studies with Josef Protschka, Ingrid Bjoner, Dorothy Irving. Concerts in Poland, Denmark, France and Germany.
Kirsten KARLSHOJ, piano (Denmark)
Born in 1968 in Denmark. Graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Music, specializing in chamber music and song accompaniment. Masterclasses with Tatjana Nikolajewa, András Schiff, Paul von Schilhawsky and Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau. Winner of the "Duo Kiva" at the Chamber Music Competition of the Danish Radio in February 1996.