Special Prize / Best Interpretation of a Work of 20th Century Music ATS 30,000, -
Prize of the Rotary Club Graz-Neutor
Thomas A. BAUER, baritone (Germany)
Born 1965 in Germany. Vocal studies and master class with Charlotte Lehmann at the University of Music in Würzburg. Masterclasses with Kammersänger Hans Hotter and Richard Miller. Lieder recitals and concerts with the Munich Symphony Orchestra, the Munich baroque soloists and the Polish Chamber Philharmonic. 1992 1st prize at the "Armin Knab" competition, 1993 2nd prize at the "Mozartfest" competition in Würzburg, "Perrenoud Prize" of the jury at the 2nd Vienna International Music Competition.
Martin KLINGLER, Piano (Germany)
Born in 1964 in Germany. 1984-1992 studies at the State University of Music and Performing Arts Stuttgart. Since 1989 numerous masterclasses with Karl Ulrich Schnabel, György Sebök, Leon Fleisher, Bernhard Wambach, Claude Helffer and Irwin Gage. Participation in complete performances of the piano works by Karlheinz Stockhausen (1990) and Pierre Boulez (1991).