55TH COMPETITION: THE 20 SELECTED CANDIDATES!

55th Competition: the 20 selected candidates!

Preliminaries of the Competition ended on Monday evening in Besançon. Of the 270 registered candidates, 255 candidates competed in the playoffs.
Since April 27th, Catherine Larsen-Maguire and Jorge Rotter, members of the jury, accompanied by two pianists Thomas Palmer and Christophe Manien and Jean-Michel Mathé, director of the Festival, traveled to Berlin, Montreal, Beijing and Besançon to audition all the candidates.
At the end of the deliberations, 20 candidates (including 3 women) from 10 nationalities (including 6 French) were selected to take part in the final rounds in September during the Besançon Music Festival.

  • M. Ivan DEMIDOV, Russia (26 years)
  • M. Ben GLASSBERG, UK (23 years)
  • M. Jordan GUDEFIN, France (28 years)
  • M. Marc HAJJAR, France (33 years) *
  • M. Mario HARTMUTH, Germany (29 years)
  • Mme Wing Wun IP, Hong Kong (31 years)
  • M. Victor JACOB, France (26 years)
  • M. Hee-Beom JEON, South Korea (33 years)
  • Mme Yuwon KIM, South Korea (29 years) *
  • M. Andrew LING, Hong Kong (34 years)
  • M. Gregor MAYRHOFER, Germany(29 years)
  • M. Luigi MAZZOCCHI, Italy (30 years)
  • M. Stefano NIGRO, Italy (26 years)
  • M. Gabriel PHILIPPOT, France (29 years)
  • M. Maxime PITOIS, France (29 years)
  • M. Rui RODRIGUES, Portugal (29 years)
  • M. Ngai Cheung SIT, Hong Kong (28 years)
  • Mme Chloé VAN SOETERSTÈDE, France (28 years)
  • M. Yuan XUE, China (29 years)
  • M. Su-Han YANG, Taiwan (28 years)

* candidates already selected for the 2015 Competition

The twenty selected candidates will be entered into the orchestra rounds to be held in Besançon in September. Only one person can win the Grand Prix !

Advertisements

About this entry


  1. Ooooh how can I sign up for this masterclass ?

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


Pages

Blog Stats

  • 3,495,601 hits

All the conducting masterclasses twitter

Past postings

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,788 other followers

Categories

Visitors from around the world

free counters

%d bloggers like this: