Media Response

In 2021, the 100th year since Géza Anda’s birth in Budapest, numerous international media outlets dedicated broadcasts and articles to the Hungarian-Swiss pianist‘s achievements, and the international piano competition Concours Géza Anda, created in honour of his legacy. Read and listen to some of them here.

 


 

Swiss-German Radio SRF2 Kultur congratulated Géza Anda on the occasion of his 100th birthday in their programme „Musikmagazin“ (from beginning of the broadcast until 13:00).

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The Saarland Radio from Germany produced an interview with Prof. Wolfgang Rathert about the new book Géza Anda. Pianist, which he wrote on the occasion of the Géza Anda centenary. This comprehensive book is available now and was published in German and English.

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Swiss-Italian Radio RSI RETE DUE talked live with Markus Wyler, Secretary General of the Géza Anda-Foundation, and Filippo Gamba, Concours Géza Anda-Winner in 2000.

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Radio France Musique dedicated as many as three programmes to Géza Anda.

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German radio WDR 5 also produced a Géza Anda birthday portrait.

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The venerable German Neue Musikzeitung published an extensive article about Géza Anda.

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Austrian radio ORF talked about Géza Anda and his birthday in their programme „Anklang“.

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Swiss-German radio SRF2 Kultur broadcast a major two-part report that included the complete final of the 15th Concours Géza Anda, an interview with the President of the Géza Anda-Foundation, Prof. Tobias Richter, and a portrait of Géza Anda.

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Swiss-German television showed Helen Stehli Pfister’s documentary about the Géza Anda laurate from 2018 „Sergey Tanin – The Pianist Who Came In From the Cold“ during their weekly series Sternstunde Musik.

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The Hungarian media partner of the Géza Anda-Foundation www.papageno.hu reported about the jubilee events in honour of Géza Anda’s 100th birthday regularly.

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Bulgarian National Radio created a programme about Géza Anda which consisted of an interview with the Foundation’s chargée de mission Belina Kostadinova called „Géza Anda – Legend and Inspiration für Young Pianists. The 100th Birthday of the Hungarian Pianist Celebrated with a Piano Marathon in Zurich and Budapest.“

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