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(AT) Hungarian Winner at the 2nd International Singing Competition for Baroque Opera Pietro Antonio Cesti (2011)

Contributed by Admin on Jan 19, 2012
“The winner of the 2nd International Singing Competition for Baroque Opera Pietro Antonio Cesti, held by the 2011 Innsbruck Festival of Early Music comes from Hungary: At the final concert, 25-year-old soprano Emöke Baráth impressed the jury as well as the audience with her outstanding performance. She received the 1st prize, which includes prize money of 4,000 euros, as well as the special prize directly voted by the audience, worth 1,000 euros. …
     

(NL) Lotus News: "LOTUS wins 2nd prize at the Premio Bonporti 2011" (21-23 oct 2011)

Contributed by Admin on Nov 22, 2011
News from Lotus Duo that: “LOTUS won the 2nd prize of the Premio Bonporti 2011, which took place in Rovereto (Italy) on October 21-23.

In its 16th and final edition, the awards of this prestigious International Chamber Music competition were voted by the public present at the finals; LOTUS was warmly received by the audiences in those 3 days and received high praise for being a true duo. “

(US) Westfield International Fortepiano Competition Winners and Videos

Contributed by Admin on Oct 31, 2011

Winners of the Westfield Fortepiano Competition of  July 31, 2011 – August 6, 2011

First Prize ($7,500): Anthony Romaniuk (Australia)
Second Prize ($3,500): Mike Cheng-Yu Lee (New Zealand)
Third Prize ($2,500) (Given by Ms Percy Browning): Shin Hwang (USA)
Herbert J Carlin Audience Prize ($1,000): Mike Cheng-Yu Lee (New Zealand)
Honorable mention: Assen Boyadjiev (Bulgaria) and David Hyun-Su Kim (USA)
 


(UK)Winners Announced for the First NCEM Instrumental Composers Award

Contributed by Admin on Oct 27, 2011
“The first NCEM Instrumental Composers Award, presented in partnership with BBC Radio 3 and the internationally acclaimed viol consort Fretwork, has been won by Bertie Baigent (16 ) and Sarah Gait (17) in the under 18 years category, and by Chris Roberts (22) in the 19 to 25 years category.

The winners of this prestigious new Instrumental Composers Award were announced at a special finalists’ public concert on Tuesday 25 October at All Saints Church, North Street, York, where all seven shortlisted works were performed by Fretwork.  

(FR) International Baroque Singing Competition (2011 September 21-25)

Contributed by Admin on Sep 02, 2011
“Intended to reveal the talents of tomorrow, the competition is opened to the major vocal artists of any nationalities and any tessitura's, it rewards the best vocal interpretations the works of which are inevitably drawn from the directory of baroque period.“
  

(UK) Profeti Della Quinta win the York Early Music International Young Artists Competition

Contributed by Admin on Jul 22, 2011

Press Release
For immediate release: 18 July 2011

“Profeti Della Quinta, vocal ensemble from Israel and Switzerland, has won the prestigious biennial York Early Music International Young Artists Competition organised by the National Centre for Early Music, which culminated on Saturday 16 July as part of the 2011 York Early Music Festival.