NOVEMBER 23, 2017
Contemporary Gallery Subotica 8:00 pm
SOPRANO & PIANO DUO SOMOGYVÁRI & KERÉNYI (HUNGARY)
Robert Schumann: Frauenliebe und Leben, Op. 42
Robert Schumann: Kinderszenen, Op.15
Richard Wagner: Wesendonck Lieder
SOMOGYVÁRI TÍMEA ZITA
Tímea Zita Somogyvári was born in Szeged. Graduated at Liszt Ferenc Conservatory Szeged. She continued her studies at Music Academy Vienna , Austria (Hoschule für Musik und Darstallende Kunst in Wien) Singing and Oratory Faculty (Lied und Oratorium) by Professor Walter Moore.
As a soloist and a member of different chamber music ensembles she often takes part in the musical life of Szeged i.e. Autumn – and Spring Cultural Festival of University of Szeged, Festivals of Religious Music in Szeged, the „Musical Album” series of Károly Somogyi City Library,and István Vántus Contemporary Music Days singing the pieces of hungarian contemporary composers. She has had various recitals in Hungary, Serbia, Germany, Italy, Spain, Romania Czeh Republic, Austria, Switzerland, France, United Kingdom under baton the János Kovács, Tibor Bogányi, Tamás Pál, Sándor Gyüdi, Gergely Vajda.
Mariann Kerényi graduated at the University of Szeged, Faculty of Music with an MA in piano 2002, and furthered her education as piano accompaniment and répétiteurat the Music Academy.
She worked at the Szeged National Theater as a répétiteur for two years. In the year 2000 she was awarded the special prize of the 3rd International Jean Francaix Piano Competition in Paris, she also won the 1st prize at the National Mozart Piano Competition, 2nd prize at the National Schumann Piano Competition in Debrecen. During the university years she won the Republican Scholarship twice. In 2003, she was awarded the scholarship for arts given by the City of Szeged, while in 2012, she was given the Artisjus award.
She now works at the University of Szeged Faculty of Music as a teaching assistant, she is the répétiteur at the Voice Department, whereas she also teaches at the Vántus István Music Secondary School. She is close to completing her doctoral studies at the Doctoral School of the Liszt Ferenc University of Music.