Duo Michael NAGY / Anette FISCHER-LICHDI

2nd prize € 6.500, -

Price of Spedition Jöbstl

Special Prize / Best Interpretation of a Work by Franz Schubert for "Night and Dreams" € 2.250, -

Martha Debelli Foundation Prize

uo Michael NAGY / Anette FISCHER-LICHDI

Michael NAGY, baritone (Germany)

Born in 1976, Michael Nagy began his musical career with the Stuttgart Hymnus Choirboys, where he received his first singing lessons. 1997 Federal Prize winner at the competition "Jugend musiziert" in the fields of singing and song accompaniment. Beginning of vocal studies with Luisa Bosabalian in Stuttgart. Since April 1999 continuation with Rudolf Piernay at the Musikhochschule Mannheim. Since 2001 he also completed a Kapellmeister study with Klaus Arp and Georg Grün. Masterclasses with Kurt Widmer, Cornelius Reid, Semjon Skigin, Ulf Bästlein and Charles Spencer complemented the vocal training. Since April 2002 Michael Nagy is a member of the Opera School at the Musikhochschule Mannheim. Appearances in opera productions as part of the "Junge Oper des Staatstheaters Stuttgart" and the Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele. Numerous recitals and concerts at home and abroad with sacred and secular oratorio music, including contemporary works such as Maurizio Kagel's St. Bach Passion.

Anette FISCHER-LICHDI, Piano (Germany)

Anette Fischer grew up in Bad Rappenau near Heilbronn, where she received her first piano lessons at the age of six. Since 1989 student of Heide von Molitor in Sinsheim, from the age of 14 she was taught by Christoph Back in Heidelberg. Since autumn 1999 studies at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik und darstellende Kunst Mannheim with Robert Benz. Masterclasses with Thèrese Dussaut and Semjon Skigin. Anette Fischer is a laureate of national and international competitions, i. a. 2nd national award winner of the competition "Jugend musiziert" in the category piano solo. In 2001 she won 2nd prize at the "European Music Competition Città di Moncalieri". Her artistic interests are in addition to solo activities in song accompaniment.