1st prize was not awarded
2nd prize € 6,500, prize of the piano factory Bösendorfer
Dóra SERES, flute (Hungary)
Born on July 18, 1980 in Szombathely (Hungary). Four years of study with Lóránt Kovács at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music Budapest. Since October 2002 with András Adorján at the University of Music and Theater in Munich. Masterclasses with Emmanuel Pahud, Paula Robison and William Bennett.
In August 1999 participation in the International Summer Academy "Prague-Vienna-Budapest" and winner of the 1st prize in the field of woodwind instruments, combined with a performance on the radio of the ORF in Vienna. In March 2001 1st prize at the National Flute Competition Hungary, later 1st Prize at the "Prague Spring 2001", combined with a performance with the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra as well as further concert invitations and special prizes. In August 2001 2nd prize at the International Flute Competition in Kobe (Japan), in May 2002 2nd place at the International Flute Competition in Markneukirchen (Germany). Several appearances at concerts and radio in Hungary as well as at Kensington Palace in London together with Emese Mali. In April 2002 she won the audition for the position as the first flutist of the Hungarian Radio Orchestra.
Emese MALI, piano (Hungary)
Born 1980 in Budapest in a family of musicians. 1992 to 1998 Béla Bartók Music High School Budapest, then studies at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music with György Nádor, Balázs Réti and Márta Gulyás. 2000-2001 guest student at the University "Mozarteum" Salzburg with Imre Rohmann. Masterclasses with Eszter Erkel, Tibor Hazay, Ferenc Rados, György Sebök, Dmitri Baskirov, Klaus Hellwig, Jan Wijn and András Schiff. Numerous concert appearances in Hungary as well as on solo evenings in Mirabell Palace in Salzburg. 2000 Chamber Music Concert with students of the Franz Liszt Music Academy Budapest at Kensington Palace in London. 2002 Solo evening in Zichy Castle in Bratislava. Multiple award winner at competitions: 1999 Sári Biró Memorial Prize, 2000 1st Prize at the Andor Földes Memorial Competition Budapest, 2002 Special Award of the Mozarteum Foundation at the Salzburg International Mozart Competition.