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Blue Danube International Opera Conducting Competition 2017 (7th Edition)
ABOUT THIS COMPETITION
The competition comprehensively tests (over three rounds) how well a conductor works with a professional orchestra, choir, and soloists. The jury evaluates the conductor's ability to rehearse, guide, and inspire those on stage, both verbally and non-verbally through gesture and command. Several operas in diverse styles are required.
MAIN OFFICE
Blue Danube Musikimpresario GmbH
Strozzigasse 31
A-1080 Wien (Vienna)
AUSTRIA
info@musikimpresario.com
WEBSITE
http://www.musikimpresario.com/blue-danube-competition-2017.html
ELIGIBILITY
No age limit. Conductors must submit their CV; recent video/audio tapes of opera, symphonic or other conducting; and complete the application for found on the Competition's webpage. Acceptance based on training and experience appropriate for such a Competition
ARTISTIC DISCIPLINE(S)
Conducting
DETAILS
Travel Covered? No
Frequency Biennial
Cash prizes None
Additional prizes Performances
Jury chair(s) Maestro Niels Muus, Musik und Kunst Privatuniversität der Stadt Wien
Jury size 1 to 5
Application deadline June 15, 2017
Competition dates July 17-28, 2017
Application notes Open until 60 conductors apply, are accepted, and confirm the Competition places with deposits.
SEMIFINALS (live rounds)
All three rounds take place at State Opera Rousse/Bulgaria with the entire opera company: orchestra, choir, soloists, pianists & stage manager and director
FINALS (live rounds)
All three rounds take place at State Opera Rousse/Bulgaria with the entire opera company: orchestra, choir, soloists, pianists & stage manager & director
COMPETITION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?
Semifinals Semifinals streamed
Finals Finals streamed
PAST COMPETITION WINNERS
2015 Junghyun James Cho, Korea
2013 Lorenzo Coladonato, Italy
2011 Vinicius Kattah, Brazil
2009 Marco Bons, Holland
2007 Naotaka Tachibana, Japan

 

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