From 1 June to September 8 the XI edition of the International Conducting Competition of the Cadaqués Orchestra is open for registration to participate.
The International Conducting Competition is devoted to conductors of all nationalities born after December 20, 1977 and will take place over 14 to December 19, 2013 with Cadaqués as a starting point.
The competition organizers will select a maximum of fifty participants from the documents submitted by the applicants. Candidates who are not selected directly may qualify for a special preliminary test that allows them, if they pass, access to the contest.
The first prize is a tour for the seasons 2013/2014, 2014/2015 and 2015/2016 conducting the 26 orchestras that collaborate with the competition.
Those are the orchestras:
The jury is composed of:
Gennady Rozhdestvensky, conductor. President
Lutz Köhler, conductor
Jaime Martín, conductor from the Gävle Symfoniorkester (Suecia) and conductor of the Cadaqués Orchestra
François Bou, manager of the Orquestra Simfònica de Barcelona i Nacional de Catalunya
Cristina Rocca, directora artística de la Orchestre National de France
Louwrens Langevoort, director artístico y ejecutivo de la sala de conciertos Köhlner Philharmonie y la Orquestra de Cadaqués
The contest rules have been published on the website of the International Conducting Competition of the Cadaqués Orchestra.