The International Harp Competition in Szeged, Hungary, kicks off Nov. 30, 2016, with an opening concert by Katrina Szederkényi. Originally from Canada, Szederkényi is now co-principal harpist with the Duisburg Philharmonic. She won First Prize at the Szeged competition In 2013 and was also a prize winner at the International Harp Competition Felix Godefroid, in St. Petersburg.
The competition will run through Dec. 4 and includes three divisions for harpists under age 14, under age 19, and under age 25. Jury members include Isabelle Moretti; Letizia Belmondo; Stephen Fitzpatrick; Andrea Vigh; Melinda Felletár; Sirin Pancaroglu; Manja Smits; Dalibor Bernatovič; Sándor Gyüdi; Ferenc Kerek; and Péter Tóth.