Pre-selection jury

kocsar_balazs_foto_emmer_laszlo_JÓVÁHAGYOTTBalázs Kocsár
Balázs Kocsár was born in Budapest in 1963. He studied  composion at Bela Bartok Music School before starting his choral and orchestral conducting studies at Franz Liszt Music Academy in Budapest.
In 1989 he won the Third Prize of the 6th International Conducting Competition hosted by Hungarian Television. Since 1988 he has conducted more than eighty different operas from baroque to contemporary works what means more than a thousand performances in Hungary and abroad. Furthermore, a great number of DVDs and CDs have been recorded with his contribution. In 2017 he gained the Artist of Merit of Hungary award.
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MedveczkyÁdám Medveczky
He was born in 1941 in Budapest. After getting his conductor and music theory teacher degree in 1971, he took part at a conductor course in Rome and Venice. From 1988 to 1997 he was the art director of the MATÁV (today T-Com) Orchestra, and filled the same position at the Győr Philharmonic Orchestra between 1997 and 2009. In 2008 he was awareded with Alternative Kossuth Prize. He became a Prima Primissima Award laurate in December 2016.
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Terdik László_László Terdik
As a media expert and editor for the Bartók Radio, László Terdik has contributed to the boradcast of several classical music concerts and operas as well as Eurovosion and Euroradio live stream programmes. He initiated and edited a number of excellent national and international music productions. He worked in the musical working group of the EBU (European Broadcasting Union) for fifteen years and often takes part in the jury’a work at international classic music talent scout competitions. In 2012 he filled the position of the head of the New Talent music competition international jury. Mr Terdik took part in the preparations of the first series of the Virtuos talent scout programme as well.