• 20 March 2016.

Prize offering (support)

XIV. National Piano Competition (Nyíregyháza, HU)

The special prize winners:

Römer Dávid II. age group - Váczi Gyula Music School, Salgótarján, teacher: Kovács László
Karakas Benedek Kelton III. age group - Tóth Aladár Music School, Budapest, teachers: Réti Tamás, Eckhardt Gábor

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  • 4 and 11 April 2016.

"POLISH NATIONAL DANCES AND THEIR FOLK ORIGINS"

Lecturer: IZABELLA DARSKA HAVASI

Budapest I. district, Farkas Ferenc Music School

   

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  • 20 - 26 May 2016.

Prize offering (support) and jury membership at the

24th INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION FOR CHILDREN AND YOUTH
                                                         IN SZAFARNIA (PL)

       

     

     

Winners of special prizes "The best performance of Chopin Mazurka":

Hasan Ignatov (Bulgaria)   and   Sin A Ma (Korean People's Democratic Republic)

            

Winner of the invitation for a concert to Hungary:

Sin A Ma (Korean People's Democratic Republic)

 

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  • 1 - 8 July 2016.

VII INTERNATIONAL CHOPIN PIANO COMPETITION IN BUDAPEST

held in Gödöllő, in honour of

the 25th anniversary of the VISEGRAD FOURS
the POLISH-HUNGARIAN SOLIDARITY YEAR
the 50th anniversary of granting Gödöllő the city rights

Main organizer : György Ferenczy Foundation
Co-organizers : Frédéric Chopin Primary Music School, Gödöllő
                           Gödöllő Symphonic Orchestra Foundation

Our patrons : His Exc. Roman Kowalski - Ambassador of the Republic of Poland
                        Dr. Gémesi György - the Major of Gödöllő

Distinguishes sponsors :
                      International Visegrad Fund
                      Embassy of the Polish Republic
                  Polish Institute

Partner institutions:
                      National Fryderyk Chopin Institute (NIFC) - Warsaw, PL
                      Fryderyk Chopin Society (TIFC) - Warsaw, PL
                      Miskolc University, Béla Bartók Institute of Music - Miskolc, HU
                      Frédéric Chopin Elementary Music School - Gödöllő, HU
                      Gödöllő Symphonic Orchestra
                     
Elementary Music School, Brandys nad Labem - CZ
                      Elementary Music School, Revúca - SK
                      Gödöllő Royal Castle
                      Hotel Quinn Elizabeth - Gödöllő
                      Monarchia Restaurant - Gödöllő

The competition jury :
                    
Kazimierz Gierzod - PL, the chairman
                      Izabella Darska Havasi - PL / HU. competition director
                      Philippe Giusiano - FR
                      Eugen Indjic - FR
                      Grzegorz Kurzynski - PL
                      Alberto Nose - IT
                      Réti Balázs - HU
                      Kuei Pin Yeo - Indonesia

Guest performers :
                    
Jap Tji Kien - violin - Indonesia
                      Quirin Choir - Revúca, SK
                      FF Band - Brandys nad Labem. CZ

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The venues :

Frédéric Chopin Primary Music School

   

and Gödöllő Royal Castle, Lovarda concert hall

   

Thanks to the National Foreign Language Library for the Chopin exhibition:

 

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THE FESTIVAL CONCERTS :

                    

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1 July 2016.

   

 

 

 

 

 

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2 July 2016.

   

 

 

3 July 2016.

 

 

 

 

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4 - 8 July 2016

Auditions of the VII International Chopin Piano Competition in Budapest

The competition rules : 2016. VII. Chopin - INVITATION.doc

36 applications were accepted. The candidates represented 18 countries.

I. category :
Atiphophai Chaithawat - Thailand, Kozák-Sólyom Bónis - HU, Lund Rune Leicht - DK, Papec Gabrijela - HR, Rinaldy Caitlan - AUS, Streicher Tabea Antonia - D, Weller Max - A.

II. category :
Bieniasz Jan - PL, Buryte Amelija - LT, Cheng Shengye - CN, Csőke Noémi - SRB, Fazekas Balázs - SK, Fedorcovaite Elze - LT, Juhász Dorina - HU, Kertész Laura - HU, Ludmány Gábor - HU, Michajlów Lena - PL, Orsovai Endre - SRB/HU, Sternath Lukas - A, Switalski Ziemowit - PL, Szakál Zsófia - HU, Teremi Dárius - HU, Zeitler Stefano - IT, Zaromski Kacper - PL.

III. category :
after elimination round held on the basis of video recordings, the following candidates were admitted :
Binienda Konrad - USA, Dabek Aleksandra Hortensja - PL, Demeter Áron - HU, Dubovsky Léo - EST, Juhász Tamás - HU, Kislovkaja Diana - LT, Lissijenko Kirill - EST, Rettner Mateusz - PL, Sernius Mantas - LT, Sumníková Marie - CZ, Vörösváry Márton - HU, Wakamatsu Naru - JP.

SCORING RESULTS : A pontozás eredménye - Scoring results.pdf

THE COMPETITION RESULTS :

I. category :

Atiphophai Chaithawat - honourable mention
Kozák-Sólyom Bónis - honourable mention
Weller Max - honourable mention

Lund Rune Leicht - III. prize
Papec Gabriela - III. prize
Rinaldy Caitlan - I. prize
Streicher Tabea Antonia - I. prize

II. category :

Fazekas Balázs - honourable mention
Michajlów Lena - honourable mention
Sternath Lukas - honourable mention
Zeitler Stefano - honourable mention

Buryte Amelija - IV. prize
Orsovai Endre - III. prize
Cheng Shengye - II. prize
Zaromski Kacper - II. prize

III. category :

Sumníková Marie - diploma for finalist
Dubovsky Léo - diploma for finalist
Dabek Aleksandra Hortensja - III. prize

Special prizes :

Sumniková Marie - invitation for a concert to Brandys nad Labem (CZ)
Fazekas Balázs - invitation for a concert to Revúca (SK)
Zaromski Kacper - NIFC special prize - invitation for a concert to Zelazowa Wola (PL)
Dabek Aleksandra Hortensja - TIFC special prize - invitation for a concert to Warsaw (PL)

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8 July 2016
GALA CONCERT AND AWARD CEREMONY

 

 

 

    

    

    

    

    

           Participated : Gödöllő Symphonic Orchestra, conductor : Gábor Horváth

                    

    

 

  • 10 July 2016.

KAROLINA NADOLSKA and PIOTR PALECZNY

Concert in Fryderyk Chopin - George Sand cell (no.4)
Monastery in Valldemossa (Mallorca, ES)

       

         

 

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  • 14 - 26 July 2016.

XXXIX INTERNATIONAL PIANO MASTER COURSE, DUSZNIKI-ZDRÓJ, PL
organized by the Karol Lipinski Music Academy (Wroclaw, PL)

Participation in the course was supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Poland.

Attended:
KRÁPICZ BALÁZS ISTVÁN - the main prize winner at the VII. National György Ferenczy Piano Competition, and - as a passzive listener - his teacher, Kovácsné Pogány Kinga
(Richter János Secondary Music School, Győr, HU)

 

     

 

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  • 20-22 September 2016

   Chopin Competitions' Conference (CCC)
                                                                 Radziejowice (PL)  

   

 

and a visit in Zelazowa Wola (Chopin's birth house):

    

       

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  • 29 September 2016.

FAZEKAS BALÁZS (SK) performed
in the Art School of Revúca (SK)

the special prize offered by the Art School of Revúca
for the best Slovak participant of the VII. International Chopin Piano Competition in Budapest

     

     

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  • 14 - 16 October 2016.

MEETING OF CHOPIN SOCIETIES
           Nohant - Gargilesse (FR)

on the property of George Sand in Nohant :  

     

     

       

and in her little rural house, Villa Algira, in Gargilesse:

     

     

 

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  • 27 October 2016.

PROFESSIONAL DAY IN MISKOLC
MISKOLC
UNIVERSITY, BÉLA BARTÓK MUSIC INSTITUTE

 
                      

"Step by step toward Chopin Mazurka"
("Doctor Gradus ad Chopin Mazurka")

Lecturer : IZABELLA DARSKA HAVASI: 

    

Methodological-teaching master classes:

HYANG SUK KIM (North Korea) teaching presentation :

     

DR. DEÁKNÉ SZOPORY LÍVIA (HU) teaching presentation :

     

MGR. IZABELLA DARSKA HAVASI (PL / HU) teaching presentation:

     

Piano concert :

SU RYO HAN (2009, North Korea) :

       

CAITLAN RINALDY (2003, Australia) :

     

SIN A MA (2003, North Korea) :

     

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  • 30 October 2016.

SU RYO HAN, CAITLAN RINALDY,
NATHAN RINALDY, SIN A MA

CONCERT IN THE

GÖDÖLLŐ ROYAL CASTLE, CEREMONIAL HALL

      

     

SU RYO HAN (2009, North Korea) :

     

CAITLAN RINALDY (2003, Australia) :

     

CAITLAN RINALDY and NATHAN RINALDY - flute (Australia) :

     

SIN A MA (2003, North Korea) :

     

AFTER CONCERT :

     

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