Since its innovation in 1939, the Geneva Competition has become one of the most important annual events on the international music calendar.This content was published on December 8, 2011 - 18:30
This special edition offers a musical retrospective featuring some of the first-prize winners in excerpts from their original competition performances.
1. 1939 - Maria Stader (Soprano), Switzerland
2. 1939 - Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli (piano), Italy
3. 1942 - Aurèle Nicolet (flute), Switzerland
4. 1946 - Friedrich Gulda (piano), Austria
5. 1947 - Victoria de los Angeles (Soprano), Spain
6. 1955 - Maurice André (trumpet), France
7. 1957 - Martha Argerich (piano), Argentina
8. 1959 - Heinz Holliger (oboe), Switzerland
9. 1964 - Susanna Mildonian (harp), Belgium
10. 1972 - Sumire Yoshihara (percussion), Japan
11. 1975 - Dusan Bogdanovic (guitar), Yugoslavia
12. 1977 - Ana Bela Chaves (viola), Portugal
13. 1980 - New York Vocal Arts Quartet, U.S.A.
Musica Helvetica. Special Events-Special Editions MH-SE 2. International Competition for Musical Performers, Geneva - The First 40 Years. Produced 1982 for SBC / SRI by Lance Tschannen.
International Competition for Musical Performers, Geneva: The First 40 Years - Special Events-Special Editions