Awards

1979: Best debut at the Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires, Rep. Argentina

1980: Silver Rose at La Scala, Milano, Italy

1981: Nomination: Music Award (Korngold: Violanta, CBS)

1981: Singer of the year by New York Times, MET, New York, USA

1982: Artist of the year by New Yorker Times, MET, New York, USA

1983: Award of the American-Hungarian Foundation, New York, USA

1984: „ Grosse Lob” Award by Orpheus, Berlin, Germany

1986: Singer of the year by New York Times, MET, USA

1987: „Kammersängerin” of the Vienna State Opera, Vienna, Austria

1989: „Star in Gold” Award of the Rep. Hungary, Budapest, Hungary

1991: Nomination: Music Award (R. Strauss: Elektra, EMI)

1991: Nomination: Sir Laurence Olivier Award (Elektra/Covent Garden), London

1991: Bartók-Pásztory Award, Budapest, Hungary

1991: Member of Honor of the Vienna State Opera, Vienna, Austria

1991: Mario del Monaco Award, Fano, Italy

1993: John W. Seabury Award of the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Chicago, USA

1994: Middle Cross Award of the Rep. Hungary, Budapest, Hungary

1996: Honorary citizen of district Ferencváros of the city Budapest, Hungary

1997: „Kossuth-díj” Award of the Rep. of Hungary, Budapest, Hungary

1997: For the Renown of Hungarians Award of the Rep. Hungary, Hungary

1998: „Inter-Lyra” Award, Budapest, Hungary

2001: Award of the Millenium Health Foundation, New York, USA

2003: Middle Cross with Star Award of the Rep. Hungary, Budapest, Hungary

2003:  Diploma of Honorary Professor of the Liszt Ferenc Art of Music University, Budapest

2005: „Múzsa” Award of the city Miskolc, Hungary

2006: Persian Golden Lioness Award, Iran

2008: Honorary citizen of the city Miskolc, Hungary

2009: Pro Culture of Hungary Award, Budapest, Hungary

2009: Golden Medalion Award of the Teatro del Liceu of Barcelona, Spain

2009: „Doctor Honoris Causa” of the University of the city Szeged, Hungary

2010: „ISO d’ORO”  Award for lifetime, Graz, Austria

2012: „Corvin-lánc” Award, Budapest, Hungary

2012: Member of „Hungarian Academy of Arts”, Hungary

2013:  Prima Primmissima Award

2013: Hazám "My Homeland" Award

2014: National Artist of Hungary

2015: Honorary Citizen of Budapest

2016: Magyar Szent István Rend