For six years, I received the most significant part of my formal musical education at the Liszt Academy.

Sir Georg Solti

Andor Éva Memorial Competition 2016

17/01/2016

The Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music and the Liszt Academy Foundation announce the Andor Éva Memorial Competition for students of the Department of Vocal Studies of the Liszt Academy. Deadline for applications: 1 March 2016.

The competition is being staged from 11-13 March 2016 in classroom X and the Sir Georg Solti Chamber Hall of the Liszt Academy (1061 Budapest, Liszt Ferenc tér 8.).

The competition is open to registered students of the Department of Vocal Studies of the Liszt Academy.

There is no age limit.

 

 

Competition programme


Friday 11 March, X classroom, Liszt Academy:

9 am: registration

10 am: formal opening and draw for the competitor order – the competition is opened by chair of the jury Balázs Kocsár, conductor, and Katalin Halmai, opera singer.

11 am – 1 pm and from 3 pm: 1st round


Saturday 12 March, X classroom, Liszt Academy:

11 am – 1 pm and from 3 pm: 2nd round


Sunday 13 March, Sir Georg Solti Chamber Hall, Liszt Academy:

7 pm: awards ceremony, concert given by the winners

 

Admission to the competition and gala concert is free up to the maximum capacity of the venues (classroom X: 40 people, Sir Georg Solti Chamber Hall: 300 people).

 

 

Deadline for applications: Tuesday 1 March 2016

Competition fee: none

 

Competition jury

  • Balázs Kocsár, chair of the jury, Liszt Prize winner conductor and chief conductor of the Hungarian State Opera
  • Veronika Kincses, Kossuth and Liszt Prize winner opera singer
  • Sándor Sólyom-Nagy, Kossuth and Liszt Prize winner opera singer

 

Prizes

  • 1st prize: HUF 100,000 scholarship / Liszt Academy Foundation
  • 2nd prize: HUF 80,000 scholarship / Liszt Academy Foundation
  • 3rd prize: HUF 60,000 scholarship / Liszt Academy Foundation

Special prizes:

  • For the best performance of a Mozart song or aria
  • For the best performance of a Kodály song
  • Articulation prize
  • Audience prize

 

Competition material

 

1st round:

  • A Mozart song or aria
  • Two freely selected songs


2nd round:

  • A Kodály song or ballad
  • Two freely selected songs

 

 

Please send the completed application form by e-mail to Yvette Mondok, Concert and Event Organization Department, at mondok.yvette@zeneakademia.hu. The application form can be downloaded in Word and pdf formats.

 

Photo: Vera Éder (c) / Opera House Archives