The 4th annual Éva Marton International Singing Competition in Budapest has announced the winners to the 2021 edition.
The Serbian soprano Sonja Šarić won the first prize of 30,000€ and the audience prize.
Meanwhile, the Kazakh baritone Azat Malik won second prize with an award of 20,000€ and an opportunity to perform at the Hungarian State Opera and MÜPA Budapest.
The third prize went to the South Korean tenor Jihoon Son who obtained 10,000€ and opportunities to perform with the Hungarian State Opera House and Philharmony Hungary.
The Éva Marton Special Prize was awarded to Turkish-German mezzo Deniz Uzun who took home 10,000€ and an opportunity to perform with MÜPA Budapest and an opportunity to perform with M ÁV Band during the 2021-22 or 2022-23 seasons.
German baritone Enrique Alcantara won the “Bravo Baritone,” best baritone award taking home the traditional silver cup from Mongolia with a prize of €800 and performance opportunities from the Margaret Island Theater, and Music Academy.
Ethan Vincent was signed to Lerín Artist Management and won the opportunity to audition for three Spanish opera houses. Meanwhile, Volodymyr Tyshkov received an invitation to National Philharmonic and the opportunity to perform at the Astana Opera Kazakhstan and Szeged National Theater.
Anna Csenge Fürjes received a performance opportunity from the Hungarian Radio Music Bands and Miskolc Symphony Orchestra. She also received the Fidelio Media, Fidelio Fortissimo Special Prize.
Finally, Piotr Kalina won a two-week masterclass and Oleksandr Kyreiev received an opportunity to perform at the Hungarian State Opera House.