2nd Prize ATS 60,000, - Prize of the piano house Streif
Special Prize / Best Interpretation of a Work of Modern Music ATS 15,000, - Prize of ADEVA Graz
Michael WENDEBERG (Germany)
Born 1974 in Germany. First piano lessons in 1979, from 1988 with Jürgen Uhde. 1993 studies in Saarbrücken with Bernd Glemser (piano) and Stefan Litwin (new music and chamber music), 1998 graduation in Saarbrücken, continuation of studies at Glemser in Würzburg. Since 1994 numerous solo and chamber music productions at Saarländischer Rundfunk, solo participation in concerts and concert recordings at various radio stations (SR, NDR, ORB, RIAS Berlin, Radio Bremen, SWR, HR). 1995 Fellow of the German Study Foundation. Multiple award winner, u. a. 1997 "Gieseking" Competition Saarbrücken and International Music Competition "Classica Nova" (Grand Prix) in Hannover, 1999 "Paula-Salomon-Lindberg" Competition Berlin. International concert activity as a soloist and chamber musician, since autumn 2000 pianist with the Ensemble Intercontemporain, Paris.