YOUNG CONDUCTORS COMPETITION 2013 JOVENS MAESTROS 2013 – CONCURSO DEADLINE is today
YOUNG CONDUCTORS COMPETITION 2013
Applications until March 28th 2013
Metropolitana and São Luiz Teatro Municipal invite all young conductors at the beginning of their careers to participate at the Young Conductors Competition 2013. The competition will take place from the 15th to 18th May and is part of the 4th edition of the Festival for One Instrument; while previous editions were dedicated to instruments – piano, violin and flute-, 2013’s edition will be dedicated to conducting. The event celebrates the 50th anniversary of the death of Pedro de Freitas Branco, conductor and one of the most outstanding celebrities of last century’s Portuguese music history. Thus, and once again, it is an opportunity to reveal nowadays’ young talents, namely those who are committed to one of the more demanding disciplines of music interpretation, whose vitality has been increasing over the last few years.
The ten candidates selected to the elimination rounds of the competition, shall have the chance to conduct Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa (OML) on open rehearsals. The winner shall conduct OML on a public concert on 18th May, at São Luiz Teatro Municipal and shall be awarded the Caixa Geral de Depósitos Prize, consisting of an invitation to conduct OML during 2013/2014 season.