掲載日: 10 Aug 2023
The Second Hiroshima International Conductors Competition

The Second Hiroshima International Conductors Competition

04 - 12 Aug, 2024

A call for applications from young conductors in Japan and overseas will be put out and competition participants will be decided based on a preliminary screening of video submissions. Before the competition, participants will attend events, such as the Peace Memorial Ceremony and An Evening of Peace Concert, to learn about the history of Hiroshima and its initiatives for peace. In addition, they will also participate in a master class about the piece for the preliminary screening by Mr. Tatsuya Shimono, producer of the Hiroshima Festival’s Music Division. Afterwards, the Conductors Competition Selection Rounds 1 and 2, and the Finals shall be held at a hall in front of a live audience.

Application Period
10:00 am JST on November 1, 2023 to 6:00 pm JST on January 31, 2024

Jury Committee
【Jury President】
Christian Arming (Conductor and next General Music Director of the Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra)
【Jury Members】
Ryusuke Numajiri,Eiji Arai,Toshio Hosokawa,Morihide Katayama
締め切り日: 31 Jan 2024

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  • Is the Jury for the online round published and are they widely respected musicians?
  • Does each Jury member listen to the submissions in full?
  • Do applicants receive detailed and considered feedback about their complete performance/score from the Jury?
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