Besançon International Competition for Young Conductors 2021
The 57th edition of the Besançon International Competition for Young Conductors will take place in September 2021.
Paul Daniel, Jury Chaiman
Registration will open in January 2021.
The preliminary rounds will take place in the spring of 2021: the dates and venues given here are provisional, subject to the evolution of the COVID-19 epidemic.
PRELIMINARY ROUNDS – APRIL 16 TO MAY 5, 2021
The preliminary rounds will take place in France (Besançon and Paris), Canada (Montréal), China (Beijing) and Germany (Berlin), subject to the evolution of the COVID-19 epidemic.
Each registered candidate is called to conduct symphonic works played by two pianists on two pianos, in front of two members of the jury.
FINAL ROUNDS – 13 TO 18 SEPTEMBER 2021
The finals of the Besançon International Competition for Young Conductors 2021 will take place from 13th to 18th September 2021 in Besançon, during the 74th edition of the Besançon Franche-Comté International Music Festival.
Of the candidates who took part in the pre-selections, only twenty will be admitted to the final rounds with orchestra.