...a country (Hungary) whose population, even today, is barely over ten million has produced so many musicians and so much outstanding music. I am grateful for having been born and trained there.

Sir Georg Solti
4th Éva Marton International Singing Competition / Preliminary 1

30 August 2021, 18.00-21.00

Solti Hall

4th Éva Marton International Singing Competition / Preliminary 1 Presented by Liszt Academy

This year marks the fourth occasion that the Liszt Academy is organizing the large-scale international singing competition brought to life in partnership with Éva Marton, professor emerita. 66 competitors arrived to Budapest for the live rounds, they are preparing for the preliminaries with one Liszt song and two arias – they can choose one to perform, the other is needed if the jury asks for it. All the live rounds are open to the public, however, thanks to live online streaming, the competition can be followed anywhere in Hungary and, of course, the world.

Contestants in the 1st preliminary:

CHEUNG Viola (13)

CHOI Beomseok (14)

Kseniia CHUBUNOVA (15)

Gelu DOBREA (17)

ENDRÉSZ Ferenc (19)

David Esteban FRUCI GOMEZ (21)


FÜRJES Anna Csenge (22)

Kseniia GALITSKAIA (23) 

Jessica HARPER (24)

HER Sol (25)

Liliana ISTRATII (26)

Anna IURKUS (27)




Preliminary round is free to attend. Live stream during the event can be followed on the Marton Competition website, on the Liszt Academy website, on the YouTube channel and on the Facebook page.


Presented by

Liszt Academy Concert Centre


Admission is free, subjected to the capacity of the room.