Artistic director Clemens Unterreiner

2011

Klassik-Mania 2011, 16th - 18th September, Old Townhall Vienna

With words of greeting from:
The President of Austria Dr. Heinz Fischer

Under the patronage of:

Bundesministerin für Unterricht, Kunst und Kultur Dr. Claudia Schmied
Landeshauptmann and Mayor of Vienna Dr. Michael Häupl
Bezirksvorsteherin der Inneren Stadt Dr. Ursula Stenzel

Jury:

  • KS. Mimi Coertse
  • KS. Renate Holm
  • SL. Kathy Kelly
  • KS. Gottfried Hornik
  • SL. Gerrit Prießnitz
  • KS. Wicus Slabbert

Laureate of the Klassik Mania 2011:

1. Platz: Irma Mihelic - Soprano - Slowenia
2. Platz: Jakob Huppmann - Countertenor - Austria
3. Platz: Nadine Wagner - Mezzo Soprano - Germany

Appitional prizes were awarded to:

Audiance prize 2011: Irma Mihelic - Soprano - Slowenia
Richard Wagner Scholarship Bayreuth 2011: Ben Connor - Baritone - Australia

Further finalists of the Klassik-Mania 2011:

Ewandro Cruz-Stenzowski - Tenor - Brasil
Georgia Duan - Soprano - USA
Patrizia Häusermann - Mezzo Soprano - Schwiterland
Maciej Idziorek - Bassbaritone - Poland
Christina Kummer - Mezzo Soprano- Austria

2010

Klassik-Mania 2010, 03rd - 05th September, Old-Twonhall Vienna

Under the patronage of:

Bundesministerin für Unterricht, Kunst und Kultur Dr. Claudia Schmied
Landeshauptmann and Mayor of Vienna Dr. Michael Häupl
Bezirksvorsteherin der Inneren Stadt Dr. Ursula Stenzel

Jury:

  • KS. Mimi COERTSE
  • KS. Renate HOLM
  • KS. Ildikó RAIMONDI
  • KS. Johan BOTHA
  • Intendant Michael GARSCHALL
  • KS. Wicus SLABBERT

Laureate of the Klassik Mania 2010:

1. prize: Lianghua Gong - Tenor - China
2. prize: Kai Wegner - Bass - Germany
3. prize: Silviya Teneva - Soprano - Bulgaria

Appitional prizes were awarded to:

Audience prize 2010: Kai Wegner - Bass - Germany
Richard Wagner Scholarship Bayreuth 2011: Susanne Großsteiner - Soprano - Austria

Further finalists of the Klassik-Mania 2010:

Théophile Alexandre - Counter Tenor- France
Jun-Eun Kim - Soprano - South Korea
Peter Mazalan - Baritone - Slowakia
Amir Saracevic - Tenor - Bosnia
Cornelia Sonnleithner - Mezzo Soprano - Austria
Jongmin Yoon - Bassbaritone - South Korea

2009

Klassik-Mania 2009 from 11. to 13. September at the Old-Twonhall Vienna

Under the patronage of:

Bundesministerin für Unterricht, Kunst und Kultur Dr. Claudia Schmied
Landeshauptmann and Mayor of Vienna Dr. Michael Häupl
Bezirksvorsteherin der Inneren Stadt Dr. Ursula Stenzel

Jury:

  • KS. Prof. Sylvia GESZTY
  • KS. Renate HOLM
  • Prof. Helena LAZARSKA
  • KS. Prof. Gottfried HORNIK
  • KS. Thomas MOSER
  • Dr. Daniel SARGE

Laureate of the Klassik Mania 2009:

1. prize: Beate Ritter - Soprano - Austria
2. prize: Kap-Sung Ahn - Baritone - Südkorea
3. prize: Yuan-Ming Song - Soprano - China

Appitional prizes were awarded to:

Audience prize 2009: Beate Ritter - Soprano - Austria
Richard Wagner Scholarship Bayreuth 2010: Christiane Marie Riedl - Soprano - Austria

Further finalists of the Klassik-Mania 2009:

Marta Brzezinska - Soprano - Polen
Kyung-Woong Chung - Countertenor - South Korea
Ilker Arcayürek - Tenor - Turkey

2007

Klassik-Mania 2007 from 9. to 10. June at the Old-Twonhall Vienna

Under the patronage of:

Bundesministerin für Unterricht, Kunst und Kultur Dr. Claudia Schmied
Landeshauptmann and Mayor of Vienna Dr. Michael Häupl
Bezirksvorsteherin der Inneren Stadt Dr. Ursula Stenzel

Jury:

  • KS. Prof. Eliane COELHO
  • Prof. Helena LAZARSKA
  • Dr. Ingrid RANT
  • Prof. Hubert DEUTSCH
  • KS.Prof. Gottfried HORNIK
  • Stl. Jendrik SPRINGER

Laureate of the Klassik Mania 2007:

1. prize: Helen Kearns - Soprano - Ireland
2. prize: Elizaveta Koroleva - Soprano - Russia
3. prize: Alba Cruz-Batista - Soprano - Spain

Appitional prizes were awarded to:

Audience prize 2007: Helen Kearns - Soprano - Ireland
Richard Wagner Scholarship Bayreuth 2008: Natalie Ritt - Soprano - Austria

Further finalists of the Klassik-Mania 2007:

Malgorzata Olejniczak - Soprano - Polen
Andreea-Ileana Mateescu - Mezzo Soprano - Rumania
Ting Sun - Soprano - China
Ewelina Szybilska - Soprano - Polen
Olympia Klonowski - Soprano - Polen
Romana Beutel - Soprano - Austria

2006

Klassik-Mania 2006 from 9. to 11. June at the Old-Twonhall Vienna

Under the patronage of:

Staatssekretär für Kunst und Medien Franz Morak
Landeshauptmann and Mayor of Vienna Dr. Michael Häupl
Bezirksvorsteherin der Inneren Stadt Dr. Ursula Stenzel

Jury:

  • KS. Prof. Eliane COELHO
  • Dr. Jutta UNKART-SEIFERT
  • Prof. Hubert DEUTSCH
  • KS. Prof. Gottfried HORNIK
  • Stl. Jendrik SPRINGER

Laureate of the Klassik Mania 2006:

1. prize: Ana Puche-Rosado - Soprano - Spain
2. prize: Jolene McCleland - Mezzo Soprano - South Africa
3. prize: Özlem Bulut - Soprano - Turkey

Appitional prizes were awarded to:

Audience prize 2006: Ana Puche-Rosado - Soprano - Spain
Richard Wagner Scholarship Bayreuth 2007: Justine Viani - Soprano - Australia
concert prize: Jeniffer Rizzo - Soprano - USA

Further finalists of the Klassik-Mania 2006:

Florian Spiess - Bass - Austria
Izabela Kopec - Soprano - Polen
Marcell Bakonyi - Bass - Hungary
Xiao Liu - Soprano - China
Inga Lisa Lehr - Soprano -Germany

2005

Klassik-Mania 2005 from 20.to the 22. Mai at the Old-Twonhall Vienna

Under the patronage of:

Staatssekretär für Kunst und Medien Franz Morak
Landeshauptmann and Mayor of Vienna Dr. Michael Häupl
Bezirksvorsteher der Inneren Stadt Komm.Rat Franz Grundwalt

Jury:

  • KS. Gundula JANOWITZ
  • Dr. Ingrid RANT
  • Dr. Jutta UNKART-SEIFERT
  • Prof. Hubert DEUTSCH
  • KS. Peter WEBER
  • Prof. Konrad LEITNER

Laureate of the Klassik Mania 2005:

1. prize: Tadeuzs Szlenkier, Tenor
2. prize: Sun Chong, Tenor
3. prize: Claudia Lengyel-Manzini, Soprano

Appitional prizes were awarded to:

Audience prize 2005:
Sara Hershkowitz, Soprano
Arnold Rutkowsky, Tenor
Richard Wagner Scholarship Bayreuth 2006: Claudia Lengyel-Manzini, Soprano
Sponsorship award: Theresa Grabner, Soprano
Villa Musica concert prize: Michael Spyres, Tenor
Concert prize of the city of Hohenberg: Rusalina Mochukowa, Soprano
Concert prize of the Wiener Schubertbund: Marion Melnik, Soprano

Further finalists of the Klassik-Mania 2005:

Lilli Wünscher, Soprano
Sylwia Krzysiek, Soprano
Sabina Zapior, Soprano

2004

Klassik-Mania 2004 from 4. to 6. June at the Old-Twonhall Vienna

Under the patronage of:

Staatssekretär für Kunst und Medien Franz Morak
Landeshauptmann and Mayor of Vienna Dr. Michael Häupl
Bezirksvorsteher der Inneren Stadt Komm.Rat Franz Grundwalt

Jury:

  • Dr. Ingrid RANT
  • Dr. Jutta UNKART-SEIFERT
  • Prof. Hubert DEUTSCH
  • KS. Prof. Gotfried HORNIK
  • Prof. Konrad LEITNER

Laureate of the Klassik Mania 2004:

1. prize: Daniela Fally - Soprano
2. prize: Stephanie Atanasov - Mezzo Soprano
3. prize: Antonia Radneva - Soprano

Appitional prizes were awarded to:

Audience prize 2004: Daniela Fally - Soprano
Haus der Musik concert prize : Maria Rosendorfsky - Soprano
Villa Musica concert prize: Rebecca Babb-Nelsen - Soprano
Concert prize of the city of Hohenberg: Sewan Salmasi - Soprano
Concert prize of the Wiener Schubertbund: Emanuela Tyran - Soprano

Further finalists of the Klassik-Mania 2004:

Sophia Wurmdobler - Soprano
Thomas Tatzl - Baritone
Juan Fernando Gutierrez Ramirez - Baritone
Eun-Kyung Kim - Soprano
Hyojoo Kim - Soprano