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Guide to the Donatella Flick Conducting Competition 2018

Biography

The Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition, held every two years, was founded in 1990 by philanthropist Donatella Flick. The Competition’s principal aim is to bridge the gap between conservatoire training and professional life for emerging young conductors. Between 20th and 22th November 2018, 20 contestants will be given the chance to prove their skills in front of one of the world's top orchestras, the London Symphony Orchestra.

The Competition welcomes applications from conductors aged 30 or under who are citizens of the 28 countries with full membership of the European Union, plus those in Norway, Iceland, Lichtenstein and Switzerland. For full application details, please visit the 2018 Donatella Flick Competition website.

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SectionsConductor
Deadline20 Apr 2018
Finals22 Nov 2018
WhereLondon, United Kingdom
Age groups30 or under

Final of the Donatella Flick LSO Conducting Competition 2018

Wagner, Prokofiev, Kodály
London Symphony Orchestra; Vadim Repin
Past laureates
Looking back at the 2016 competition
2014 competition finalists: Elim Chan, Jiří Rožeň, Mihhail Gerts © C. Totman
2014 competition finalists: Elim Chan, Jiří Rožeň, Mihhail Gerts
© C. Totman