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SALZBURG FESTIVAL | CONCERT 2012

Nestlé and Salzburg Festival
Young Conductors Award – Award Winner's Concert

Felsenreitschule

Performers: Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Andrius Zlabys, Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester
Works by Alfred Schnittke, Wolfgang A. Mozart, Igor Stravinsky

SALZBURG FESTIVAL BLOG

Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla Wins Young Conductors Award 2012

30 APR2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  07:53 h;
posted in: Concert

The winner of the 2012 “Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award”, held this year for the third time, is Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla.  26-year-old Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla from Lithuania convinced the international jury chaired by Ingo Metzmacher at the Award Concert Weekend, when she performed at the Felsenreitschule with the Camerata Salzburg. “It was a very close call. In the end, greater determination and clarity was the crucial factor,” said Metzmacher.

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Jamie Phillips, Third Finalist of the Young Conductors Award, in Conversation

19 APR2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  17:00 h;
posted in: Concert

Last but not least, we would like to draw your attention and curiosity to the remaining finalist, Jamie Phillips. You can see him work with the Mozarteum Orchestra and soloist Ingolf Wunder on April 28, 2012 at 7:30 pm, also at the Felsenreitschule.

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Questions for the Next Finalist of the Young Conductors Award – Christian Baldini

18 APR2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  16:45 h;
posted in: Concert

The second finalist of the Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award is the Argentine Christian Baldini. He will perform at the Felsenreitschule on April 29, 2012 at 11:00 am together with the Munich Radio Orchestra and pianist Alexej Gorlatch. He also took the time to answer some questions about his background and his work.

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A Conversation with the Female Finalist of the Young Conductors Award - Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla

17 APR2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  11:50 h;
posted in: Concert

On April 28 and 29, the Award Concert Weekend takes place for the Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award at the Felsenreitschule. We would like to introduce the three finalists to you and have asked them a few questions about themselves, their love for music and the finale which they are about to compete in. In three subsequent blogs, you can get an impression of Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Christian Baldini and Jamie Phillips. Following the motto “Ladies first,” we begin today with the Lithuanian Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, who conducts the Camerata Salzburg with soloist Dan Zhu on April 29, 2012 at 7:30 pm.

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Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award 2012 - Three finalists have been announced

10 FEB2012

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  11:30 h;
posted in: Concert

Out of 91 applicants, including 19 women, the jury of the “Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award” chaired by Ingo Metzmacher has selected three conductors, two men and one woman: the 20-year-old Englishman Jamie Phillips, the 33-year-old Argentinean Christian Baldini and the 26-year-old Lithuanian Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla. The three finalists will present themselves to the public on April 28 and 29 during the Award Concert Weekend.

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Reorientation of the Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award and Extension of Nestlé’s Sponsorship

7 OCT2011

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  07:00 h;
posted in: Concert, General

At a press conference in Zurich, essential new developments for the “Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award” were announced: the award will be expanded by an Award Concert Weekend in April, and conductor Ingo Metzmacher becomes chairman of the jury.

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Orchestra set-up, © Luigi Caputo

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EDITORIAL 2012

The Concert 2012

by Alexander Pereira and Matthias Schulz

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