Nestlé and Salzburg Festival
Young Conductors Award
The “Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award” is an initiative of Nestlé and the Salzburg Festival. At the same time, the creation of the “Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award” represents another project in the long and intensive partnership between Nestlé and the Salzburg Festival and its youth programmes. During the 2014 Festival season, the prize, which
carries a cash value of 15,000 Euros, will be awarded for the fifth time; in
future years, one young conductor shall be honoured with the “Nestlé and
Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award” every year.
Award Concert Weekend
Among all the applicants, the jury will select three final candidates who will be given the opportunity to conduct concerts in Salzburg with the Camerata Salzburg, the Salzburg Mozarteum Orchestra and the Symphony Orchestra of Vorarlberg on February 28 and March 1 and 2, 2014. Young international soloists will also be presented at these concerts.Afterwards, the winner will be selected by the jury. In its deliberations, the jury will pay special attention to the interpretation of contemporary works – next to the Classical and Romantic repertoires.
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Freitag, 28. Februar 2014, 7:30 pm, Felsenreitschule
Maxime Pascal, Conductor
Ramón Ortega Quero, Oboe
Samstag, 1. März 2014, 7:30 pm, Felsenreitschule
Leo McFall, Conductor
Jan Lisiecki, Piano
Sonntag, 2. März 2014, 3:00 pm, Felsenreitschule
Victor Aviat, Conductor
Veronika Eberle, Violin
Tickets for the Award Concert Weekend will be available through the Salzburg Festival Ticket Office.
Award Winner’s Concert
Sunday, August 18, 2014, 11:00 am, Felsenreitschule
The winner of the award conducts the Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra.
Tickets for the Award Winner's Concert will be available through the Salzburg Festival Ticket Office.