VI INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION "CITY OF VIGO - GALICIA"

(Radu Lupu Edition)

15th to 16th of October, 2022

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  • INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION
    "CITY OF VIGO"

Adrienne Hauser, pre-selection jury

As a soloist, Adrienne Hauser has been lauded by the international press for her “total mastery over her material” (Indian Express, Madras), also for her “fascinating Tchaikovski interpretation” (Új Magyarország, Budapest) and for the “perfect harmony of the fingers...” as well as for “her tone which is affirmed by singular personality” (Tribune de Geneve). In addition, she is the founder and artistic director of the international piano festival “Piano Feast in the East” of Tiszadob, in eastern Hungary which has a growing appreciation due to the international radio broadcastings of its concerts resulting in superlative echoes in all musical circles. 

Her talent was manifested very early and, at the age of seven, she was admitted to the “class of the intellectually gifted children” – specially organized by the Ferenc Liszt Music Academy. She obtained her diploma with Zoltán Kocsis, Ferenc Rados, György Kurtág. She has also participated in the master courses of Yvonne Lefébure in Paris and followed the advices of György Sebők as well. In 1985 she got third prize at the Piano Competition of the Hungarian Radio, and in the same year the Polish Television shot a film portrait about her. 

Since that time her national and international engagements have been completed by more than 40 recordings made by the Hungarian Radio. She has appeared at the Chopin Festival in Poland, played at the Budapest Spring Festival, Interforum, International Bartók Festival, Fazioli Festival, Bellerive... 

She is often invited by the leading Hungarian orchestras under the baton of such outstanding conductors as Tamás Vásáry, Zoltán Kocsis, Péter Eötvös, etc. and she plays chamber music too with such partners as Miklós Perényi, Zoltán Kocsis, Cyprien Katsaris... Her first recording is Bartók's Miraculous Mandarin for four hands with Zoltán Kocsis (Quint–Harmonia Mundi).

In 2011, she gave masterclass and recital in Seoul. In 2012 she won Prima Prize in Hungary. In 2016 she participated in a tour in Canada where she gave a recital along with a masterclass which obtain a great success. In the words of music critic Jacques Leclerc: “She has demonstrated her talent and astounding virtuosity in Chopin’s Andante spianato et Grande polonaise brillante”. 

In 2017 she gave recitals in Vietnam and Malaysia.

 

International Piano Competition "City of Vigo"

The Galician Classical Music Association (AMCG) organizes the I International Piano Competition "City of Vigo".

Take place in:

Rúa de Manuel Olivié, 23, 36203 Vigo, Pontevedra

+34 651 109 095
info@vigopianocompetition.com