Competition 2020


Mariann Kerényi

Graduated as a pianist and teacher at the University of Szeged Faculty of Music in 2002 and continued further studies as professional accompanist and repetitieur at Franz Liszt Academy of Music. Ms. Kerényi won several prizes and scholarships as pianist: Special Prize at The 3rd International Jean Francaix Piano Competition in Paris in 2000, 1st Prize Winner of The National Mozart Piano Competition and2nd Prize Winner of The National Schumann Piano Competition, two-part Winner of Hungarian Republic Scholarship. In 2003 Ms. Kerényi received the Szeged County Town Art Fellowship, in 2012 received Artisjus- Prize for her teaching activity. Currently she work as lecturer at University of Szeged Bartók Faculty of Art. In 2020 Ms. Kerényi received her DLA degree at Franz Liszt Academy of Music.

Miklós Harazdy

Born in Budapest in 1959, he studied piano at the Béla Bartók Secondary School of Music between 1973 and 1977, then graduated from the Franz Liszt Academy of Music at student of Sándor Falvai and Ferenc Rados in 1983. Teaching activity: Repetiteur at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music, professor at Department of Keyboard and Chord Instruments of Liszt Academy of Music since 2010. Leader of the Department of Repetition Department since 2013.

Since 1999 he has been the Head of Repetiteurs at the Hungarian State Opera House, and is currently the Chief Repetiteur. His repertoire ranges from Baroque to contemporary music. Since 1985 he has been a regular accompanist of Andrea Rost, László Polgár, Erika Miklósa, József Simándy, Éva Andor, Szilvia Sass. He has performed in several European countries, in Russia, in the United States and Japan. Since 2005 Mr. Harazdy is a lecturor at the Masterclass of Sylvia Sass in Rome every year.

Regular guest at international singing competitions such as the International Singing Contest, Francisco Viñas, Barcelona, Belvedere Singing Competition Vienna, International Maria Callas Grand Prix Athens, Mirjam Helin International Singing Competition Helsinki.

Mr. Harazdy was honored with Hungarian Order of the Knight's Cross in 2015 for his excellent and outstanding artistic work.

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