Besançon, France
Posted: 28 Nov 2022
Besançon international Competition for Young Conductors

Besançon international Competition for Young Conductors

18 - 23 Sep, 2023

The Besancon Conducting Competition sits within the International music Festival of Besançon (it took placevery two years).
The Besancon Conducting Competition is open to all artists under 35 who wish to become professional conductors, whatever their training or their experience ; no previous diploma is required.
It is the only Competition where conductors are chosen based not on existing diplomas or training (neither biography nor videos) but instead through live pre-selections.

With a repertoire which spans classical, Romantic, 20th century, and contemporary music, as well as oper, concerto, the Besançon Conducting Competition is the most complete competition in the world.
The Grand Prix has €12,000, plus three months of artistic mentoring and professional integration with the competition’s partner orchestras.

The 2023 jury is presided over by Yutaka Sado.
Closing date: 31 Jan 2023
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