The Gottfried von Einem Prize 2018, donated by the Gottfried von Einem Private Music-Foundation to the isa, the International Summer Academy of the Viennese Music University, was awarded the highly talented Italian Duo Sabatini Rugani for the interpretation of The Sonata for Violin and Piano, op. 11.

Prof. Walter Blovsky, president of the Einem-Foundation, handed over the prize at the final concert of the isa Summer Academy in RadioKulturhaus Vienna on Friday, 24th August, 2018

Duo Sabatini-Rugani / Italien

Founded 2013 / studies at the Accademia Internazionale Musicale di Roma with Marco Fiorentini and Laura Pietrocini / master classes with Konstantin Bogino, Benjamin Schmid, Jan Bjoranger and Marian Hahn / prize winners at VIII. Stasys Vainiunas International Chamber Music Competition Vilnius, Campus delle Arti Award and Semi-Finalists of Concorso Internazionale di Musica da Camera Salieri – Zinetti / concerts in Italy, Scotland, Sweden and USA etc. . invitation to  Asiago Festival 2017.

Simone Rugani (piano), Daniele Sabatini (violin), Prof. Walter Blovsky, Univ. Prof. Johannes Meissl (artistic director of isa)

all photographs (c) Stephan Polzer