Awards


1st Prize


The 1st prize winner will get one performance (full symphony) with the Bucharest Symphony Orchestra in Award Gala Concert plus one concert with other major Romanian orchestra within the 2022/2023 season.
Other perks
€2000 & official certificate and recommendations to other orchestras and music agents
Premiere
Conductors Masterclass Online /BMI Protégé Prize, sponsored by CMO, offering a selected conductor(s) 4 free personal private online masterclasses and ongoing career counselling.  While music is what gives our lives meaning, it is mentorship that is meaningful for a conductor’s career development. 

2nd Prize


The 2nd prize winner will get one performance (accompaniment) with the Bucharest Symphony Orchestra in Award Gala Concert plus one concert with other major Romanian orchestra within the 2022/2023 season.
Other perks
€1000 & official certificate and recommendations to other orchestras and music agents

3rd Prize


The 3rd prize winner will get one performance (overture) with the Bucharest Symphony Orchestra in Award Gala Concert plus one concert with other major Romanian orchestra within the 2022/2023 season.
Other perks
€600 & official certificate and recommendations to other orchestras and music agents.

Mentions & four special awards

  • Finalist Special Mention Awarded to 4th place, 5th place and 6th place.
  • Bucharest Symphony Orchestra Award The prize will be decided by the votes of the Bucharest Symphony Orchestra musicians.
  • BMI Award The prize will be decided by the BMI, Bucharest Music Institute.
  • President of Jury Award The prize will be decided by John Axelrod.
  • Special Talent Award The prize goes to the conductor that demonstrates special talent.

See our previous editions winners