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Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award Ceremony: Maxime Pascal Conducted the Award Winner’s Concert

18 AUG 2014

by FESTSPIELKIEBITZ  11:20 h;
published in: Concert, General

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, Ingo Metzmacher, Maxime Pascal (Photo: Doris Wild)
Jury chairman Ingo Metzmacher and Peter Brabeck-Lethmathe, President of the Board of Nestlé S.A., presented the “Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award”, carrying a cash value of € 15,000, after yesterday’s Award Winner’s Concert at the Felsenreitschule. “It is an impressive experience to receive this important award in Salzburg. The audience here is great,” Maxime Pascal said. The programme of his concert with the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra featured La Mer by Debussy and Poème de l’amour et de la mer by Ernest Chausson, with the out+standing mezzo-soprano Marianne Crebassa performing the solo part. The rousing finale was Stravinsky’s Firebird.

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