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Liszt to Giovanni Sgambati

Winners of the Bank of China scholarship

13 January 2020

Eleven students of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music have received the scholarship offered annually by the supporter of the Academy.

The application for the scholarship announced for the academic year 2019/2020 by the Bank of China (Hungary) Closed Ltd., the Friends of Liszt Academy and the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music was open until 2nd December 2019 for exceptionally talented Hungarian and international full-time students enrolled at BA, MA, TMA or one-tier performance courses. The amount of the scholarship is 500.000,- HUF per winner.

Students were chosen by a board consisting of representatives of the Bank of China (Hungary) Closed Ltd., the Friends of Liszt Academy and the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, the winners are:

  • Takumi Nashimoto (piano)
  • Magyar Valentin (piano)
  • Gaál Julianna (violin)
  • Dósa Csenge (violin)
  • Devich Gergely (cello)
  • Hiroko Katoh (singing)
  • Susovich Szilárd (saxophone)
  • Egyed Hunor (clarinet)
  • Csabay László (horn)
  • Noma Riho (harpsichord)
  • Yang Yuxiu (singing)