Application deadline: Extended to July 2, 2023, 23:59, EET
Sala Gloria – Strada Bucovina 6, București, Sector 3, Romania. The hall is located in near the Titan Park.
Winners Award Gala Concert
As a premiere, the Competition features an Awards Gala Concert where the first three winning conductors will conduct the Bucharest Symphony Orchestra at the Romanian Athenaeum, Strada Benjamin Franklin 1, București, Romania.
For attendees of the Competition only: the arrival day is July 12. The general meeting starts at 07:00 pm for all competitors and consists of the welcoming ceremony and information about competition plus the draw of lots.
- July 12
19:00 – Welcoming ceremony and lots drawing at Sala Gloria
- July 13
10:00-13:00 / 14:00-17:00 1st round– up to 70 candidates *
- July 14
10:00-14:00 The Semi-final – up to 15 candidates
- July 15
10:00-13:00 The Final – up to 6 candidates
- July 16
19:00-22:00 Winners Awards – Prizes 1, 2, and 3 conduct in the Gala Concert with BSO
The Competition repertoire will be divided by rounds, accordingly:
- 1st round: All candidates – up to 70 candidates*
Beethoven “Egmont” – Edition: Leipzig – Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
- Beethoven “Coriolan” – Edition: Leipzig – Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
- 2nd round Semi-final – up to 15 candidates
Beethoven Piano Concerto nr. 5 “Emperor” Op. 73 soloist: Giorgi Gigashvili – Edition -Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(ca.1880). Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
- 3rd round: The Final – up to 6 candidates
Beethoven Symphony no. 3 – all movements – Edition: Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, n.d.(1863). Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
The participants must provide their own scores according to the edition specified.
Winners Awards Gala Concert Program
Beethoven “Egmont” / Beethoven “Coriolan” Overtures – Awarded to 3rd prize
Beethoven Piano Concerto nr. 5 “Emperor” Op. 73 – soloist: Giorgi Gigashvili – Awarded to 2nd prize
Beethoven Symphony no. 3 Awarded to 1st prize
- The final number of candidates admitted in the first round can be upgraded or downgraded, according to the number of invited applicants.