Award Concert Weekend 1 • Camerata Salzburg


  • 28 February, 19:30


KARLHEINZ STOCKHAUSEN • Fünf weitere Sternzeichen No. 41 12/13 (2007)
out of the cycle Tierkreis

WOLFGANG A. MOZART • Concerto for Oboe and Orchestra in C, K. 314

MAURICE RAVEL • Ma Mère l'oye
Ballet en un acte, cinq tableaux et une apothéose

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Maxime Pascal, Conductor
Camerata Salzburg
Ramón Ortega Quero, Oboe


Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award

The “Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award” is an initiative of Nestlé and the Salzburg Festival. In the festival season 2014, this award – endowed with € 15,000 – will be granted to a young conductor for the fifth time.

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 Mozarteum Orchestra Salzburg and the Symphonieorchester Vorarlberg on February 28, March 1 and 2, 2014. Young international soloists will also be presented at these concerts.Afterwards, the winner will be selected by a renowned jury chaired by Ingo Metzmacher. In its deliberations, the jury will pay special attention to the interpretation of contemporary works – next to the Classical and Romantic repertoire. Tickets for the Award Concert Weekend and the Award Winner’s Concert will be available through the Salzburg Festival Ticket Office.


Winner of the Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award • Maxime Pascal

3 MAR2014

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At the 2014 Award Concert Weekend held at the Felsenreitschule, the 28-year-old Maxime Pascal from France convinced the jury chaired by Ingo Metzmacher by conducting a concert of Camerata Salzburg with soloist Ramón Ortega Quero.
“The concerts of the three finalists Maxime Pascal, Leo McFall and Victor Aviat all had a very high level. After extensive deliberation, the jury has decided unanimously in favour of young Maxime Pascal. His great musicality and his special rapport with the orchestra convinced us,” the Chairman of the Jury, Ingo Metzmacher, said when the 2014 winner was announced. 

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In Conversation with the First of Three Finalists of the Young Conductors Award – Maxime Pascal

7 FEB2014

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On February 28, March 1 and 2, the Award Concert Weekend for the Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Awards takes place at the Felsenreitschule. Here, we introduce you to the three finalists. We have asked them about themselves, their musical development, their love for music and the final round they are facing. Three subsequent blogs will give you an impression of Maxime Pascal, Leo McFall and Victor Aviat. We start out with Maxime Pascal from France, who will lead the first concert of the Award Concert Weekend on February 28, 2014 at 7.30 pm, featuring the Camerata Salzburg and the oboist Ramón Ortega Quero. 

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Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award 2014 - The Three Finalists have been Chosen

8 JAN2014

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The Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award, which has become one of the most coveted prizes for young conductors, goes into its fifth round in 2014. In its fifth year, candidates from four continents showed interest in this international award for young conductors. Altogether, 82 persons applied. Now the three finalists have been chosen: Victor Aviat (31) from France, Leo McFall (32) from Great Britain and Maxime Pascal (28), also from France.

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Nestlé and Salzburg Festival Young Conductors Award 2014



Concert 2014

by Alexander Pereira and Florian Wiegand

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A recording of this concert will be broadcast by ORF on Saturday, April 12, at 3:05 pm and Saturday, April 26, at 3:05 pm on the Ö1 channel.

All information is subject to change.