ARCHIVES - International "Ferenc Liszt" Record Grand Prix 38th Liszt Ferenc International Grand Prix du Disque 2013 The   chairman   of   the   jury,   Ádám   Medveczky   and   members   Márta   Papp,   Jenő   Jandó   And   István   Gulyás   have held a conference today about the 6 submitted discs and about the prizes to be awarded and have taken the following decisions: The Grand Prix du Disque has been awarded to: Weiner-Szász Chamber Symphony, Imre Rohmann/Piano, Zoltán Fejérvári/piano, Atala  Schöck / mezzo soprano: Liszt Bicentenary Album* 2011 in edition of Hungaroton A certificate of honours has been awarded to: Szokolay Balázs private edition 'Voices of the Piano' ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The 37th International F. Liszt Record Grand Prix 24 CDs, issued in 2011, were submitted to the Hungarian Liszt Society, from 18 recording companies and editors. The 9 jury members, headed by prof. Sándor Kovács has awarded 3 Grand Prix and 3 Diploma of Honour as follows: The Grand Prix du Disque has been awarded to: 1. Richard and John Contiguglia Duo Pianists Liszt - Operatic Fantasies for Two Pianos Publisher: Gemini Classics 2. The Sound of Weimar: 2-3-4. Vol. Orchester Wiener Akademie, vez, Martin Haselböck Publisher: NCA-Membran Group Hamburg 3. Krystian Zimerman The Liszt Recordings Publisher: Deutsche Grammophon Diploma of Honour: Boris Bloch - Ars Produktion Piano Works - Liszt Thomas Albertus Irnberger, Edoardo Torbianelli - Gramola Franz Liszt and the Violin Szokolay Balázs, Halmai Katalin, Kelemen Barnabás, Perényi Miklós - Liszt Ferenc Zeneművészeti Egyetem "Genie oblige!' - Tristia - Liszt's Late Testimony Presentation of the award took place on October 22nd int he Old Academy of Music, Budapest, preceding a festive concert, on the occasion of the 201st anniversary of the birth of Franz Liszt. The Competition has been sponsored by: Emberi Erőforrások Minisztériuma ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The 36th International "Ferenc Liszt" Record Grand Prix 2011 The   chairman   -   Mihály   Szegedy   Maszák   -   and   the   members   of   the   jury:   Márta   Papp,   Ferenc   Kerek, Attila   Némethy   and   Lóránt   Péteri   have held a conference today about the 10 recordings received: 1. Sergey Belyavskiy - Liszt piano works - private edition 2. Guillaume Coppola - Franz Liszt: Un portrait, piano, Calliope Records 3. Endre Hegedűs - Liszt, Stúdió Liszt Productions 4. Balázs Szokolay - Liszt recital, private edition 5. Teresa Walters - Liszt Celebration, Archangelus Records 6. Dohnányi, Bartók, Fischer, Kentner, Cziffra - playing Liszt, Hungaroton 7. Martin Haselböck, Vienna Academy Orchestra - Franz Liszt 'The Sound of Weimar' Membran Music Records 8. Friedemann Eichhorn and Rolf-Dieter Arens - Violin-piano, Hänssler Classic Records 9. Bernadett Wiedemann, Szabolcs Brickner and Emese Virág - Liszt & Liszt - Hungaroton 10. St. Ephraim Male Choir, László Fassang - Liszt Mail Choirs II., BMC Records and have taken the following decision: The Grand Prix du Disque has been awarded to: Alexander Djordjevic ’Gray Clouds’-Piano Music of Franz Liszt, a private edition disc Motivation of the Jury: The   40   years   old   pianist   from   Chicago   has   the   key   to   the   peculiar   and   meditative   world   of   the   works   from   Liszt’s   late   years.   Djordjevic   simply plays   the   sixteen   pieces   of   different   length   without   any   kind   of   mannerism   and   with   a   poetic   approach,   finding   the   character   and   appeal   of each piece. There are no further propositions by the jury for prizes or certificates in 2010. Budapest, 24th June, 2010. Presentation   of   the   award   was   on   October   22nd   in   the   Old   Academy   of   Music,   Budapest   preceding   a   festive   concert   given   by   Alexander Djordjevic on the occasion of the 199th anniversary of the birth of Franz Liszt. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Hungarian Liszt Society’s 35th annual Franz Liszt International Grand Prix du Disque competition, 2010 7 CDs, issued in 2009, were submitted to the Hungarian Liszt Society. The 7 jury members, headed by prof. Sándor Falvai, managed by Mihály Meixner has awarded 1 Grand Prix as follows: Grand Prix: Alexander Djordjevic ’Gray Clouds’ Piano Music of Franz Liszt - Private edition disc Presentation of the award was on October 22nd in the Old Academy of Music, Budapest preceding a festive concert given by Alexander Djordjevic on the occasion of the 199th anniversary of the birth of Franz Liszt. The Competition has been sponsored by the National Cultural Fund of Hungary. The best Liszt recordings of 2010 are to be sent to the Liszt Society, four copies of each, to arrive before April 30, 2011. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Hungarian Liszt Society’s 34th annual Franz Liszt International Grand Prix du Disque competition, 2009 The   Hungarian   Liszt   Grand   prix   du   disque   was   established   in   1975,   and   in   2009   it   has   been   awarded   for   the   34th   time.   It   is   open   to performers   and   record   producers   of   works   by   Franz   Liszt.   Recordings   submitted   will   be   judged   by   a   jury   of   renowned   musicians,   and awards will be given on the basis of musical genre. The   prize   of   a   souvenir   plaquette   by   Miklós   Borsos,   a   certificate   and   the   recordings   given   awards   will   be   published   in   the   September   issue of the English ‘Gramophone’ magazine. 5   CDs   issued   in   2008,   were   submitted   to   the   Hungarian   Liszt   Society.   The   5   jury   members,   headed   by   Sándor   Falvai   has   awarded   2   Grand Prix and 1 Diproma of Honor as follows: - Grand Prix: Gábor Farkas, Piano -’An evening with Liszt’ - Warner Music Records - Grand Prix: István Antall, Piano - ’La leggierezza’ - archiv edition Hungaroton Records - Diploma of Honor: Wendy Waller, Sopran - ’Génie oblige’ - Privat edition Presentation of the award will take place on October 21st in the Old Music Academy, Budapest, with a festive concert of the awarded artists. The competition has been sponsored by the National Cultural Fund of Hungary 18 June 2009, Budapest Record of decision of the jury (in Hungarian)   >>> Distribution of awards and a Gala concert will take place: on October 22nd 2009 in Budapest. Application for 2010: Recordings (4 copies) must be submitted by April 30th 2010. Address: Liszt Society, H-1064 Budapest Vörösmarty u. 35. The jury will announce their decision on June 30th 2010. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ In 2008 there was no applications for the Grand Prix du Disque competition. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ The Hungarian Liszt Society’s 33rd annual Franz Liszt International Grand Prix du Disque competition, 2007 In the year 2007, four CD-s issued by 3 producers applied for the Grand Prix: 1. Danacord, Copenhagen Liszt: Sonata in B Minor; Tasso, Lamento e Trionfo; Gretchen performed by Oleg Marshev, piano 2. Danacord, Copenhagen Liszt: Concerto for Piano & Orchestra No.1. in E flat major No.2. in A major Totentanz performed by Oleg Marshev, piano, Aalborg Symphony Orchestra, conductor: M. Aeschbacher 3. Harmonia Mundi - Ambronay, France Franz Liszt & Richard Wagner - Sonatas & Metamorphoses performed by Thomas Hitzlberger, piano - Steingraeber 'Liszt' Piano 4. Landor Records UK Liszt: Année de Pélerinage - Duexiéme Année : Italie Performed by Libor Novacek, piano The   evaluation   of   the   discs   was   made   by   the   jury:   (President   Prof.   József   Soproni,   Secretary   Mr.   Mihály   Meixner,   members   of   the   jury:   dr. Zsuzsanna Domokos, Mária Eckhardt, dr. Zsuzsanna Esztó) on June 20th 2007, where they brought the following decision: The Grand Prix will be awarded to the CD Ambronay, France: Franz Liszt & Richard Wagner - Sonatas & Metamorphoses as well as to Thomas Hitzlberger, pianist Justification: Appreciation   for   the   conception   of   the   programme,   for   the   historic   Steingraeber   piano,   for   the   excellent,   admirable   booklet.   Thomas Hitzlberger's play the piano is really authentic and convincing. A "diplôm d'honneur" will be awarded to Landor Records UK: Liszt: Année de Pélerinage - Duexiéme Année : Italie, as well as to Libor Novacek, pianist for the exceptional nice, engrossed performance, suggestive visualization in the Année de Pélerinage - Italie The   Liszt   Ferenc   Society   will   inform   in   writing   the   prize-winning   participants   about   the   awards,   and   will   invite   them   to   he   giving   out ceremony, which will be held on October 22nd, before the traditional Liszt gala-concert at Music Academy, Budapest ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Archives (1975-2004) Since 1975 the Grand Prix has been awarded to (selected list of names): CONDUCTORS: Sir Thomas Beecham; Leonard Bernstein; Antal Doráti; János Ferencsik; Herbert von Karajan; Riccardo Muti; György Solti ORCHESTRAS:   Concertgebouw   Amsterdam;   Berliner   Philharmoniker;   Boston   Symphony   Orchestra;   Hungarian   State   Orchestra   (Magyar Állami    Hangversenyzenekar);    a    Magyar    Rádió    Zenekara    (Hungarian    Radio    Orchestra);    Orchestre    de    Paris;    Philadelphia    Symphony Orchestra; Royal Philharmonic Orchestra PERFORMING   ARTISTS:    Vocal:   Hildegard   Behrens;   Hermann   Prey;   Organ:   Marie-Claire   Alain;   Jean   Guillou;   Piano:   Claudio   Arrau;   Lazar Berman;   Jorge   Bolet;   Alfred   Brendel;   Ferruccio   Busoni;   György   Cziffra;   Leslie   Howard;   Vladimir   Horowitz;   Jenõ   Jandó;   Zoltán   Kocsis; Maurizio Pollini; Dezsõ Ránki; Péter Tóth; André Watts PRODUCERS:    Decca;    Deutsche    Grammophon    Gesellschaft;    EMI-Angel;    EMI-Electrola;    EMI-Pathé    Marconi;    Hungaroton;    Nippon- Columbia; Philips; RCA; Quintana; Stockfish Records All   the   LP   Records,   CD-s   and   videos   sent   for   the   competition   year   by   year,   also   available   for   the   public,   those   can   be   listened   in   the   Music Studio of the Old Music Academy.
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