Jury of the 10th Stanisław Moniuszko International Vocal Competition awarded 9 statutory prizes and 28 special prizes!
The first prize of the jubilee edition of the competition went to Maria Motolygina from Russia. The winners of the competition were also Slávká Zamečníková, Long Long, Ruslana Koval, Gihoon Kim and Piotr Buszewski. Slávká Zamečníková was invited to participate in the upcoming Festival of Polish Music in Krakow. Tenor from China Long Long was also honored with the Polish Radio Award (invitation to record with the Polish Radio Orchestra) and the Maria Fołtyn Award for the best performance of a piece by Moniuszko.
A great number of awards went to the Polish singer Piotr Buszewski: the Polish Television Prize, an invitation to participate in the 24th Ludwig van Beethoven Easter Festival, the Audience Prize, the Bogusław Kaczyński Prize for the best Polish singer, and the Jerzy Semkow Sinfonia Iuventus Prize. Together with Monika Buczkowska, he also received the Karol Namysłowski Symphony Orchestra Prize and the Stanisław Moniuszko Koszalin Philharmonic Prize. Monika Buczkowska was also awarded the Marta Eggerth and Jan Kiepura Prize for the most promising Polish voice and she was invited to participate in the Krakow Chamber Opera performance.
Other Polish finalists also received special prizes. Hubert Zapiór received the prestigious "Presto" Magazine Prize (one year’s PR services) and the Artur Malawski Podkarpacka Philharmonic Prize; Jan Żądło – the award for the best performance of Mieczysław Weinberg's song; Alina Adamski – the PWM Edition Prize for the most beautiful performance of a Polish song from the 20th/21st century; Aleksandra Nowakowski – the invitation to participate in the International Opera Gala ending the Moniuszko Inspiration! Festival); Paweł Trojak – the invitation to participate in the Moscow Festival "New Opera World 2019".
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