Vaasa, Finland

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VIII International Jorma Panula Conducting Competition 2021

Application begins 1.December 2020.A competition for a new generation of conductors in November 2021

The International Jorma Panula Conducting Competition is one of the most prestigious newgeneration conducting contests in Europe.
Competitors must be citizens of European Union member states, United Kingdom, Switzerland or a Nordic country (Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland or Denmark). The upper age limit is 40 years

Jury members year 2021 will be: Jorma Panula - academian, chairman, (Finland), Neeme Järvi - conductor (Estonia), Kaija Saariaho - composer, Nicolás Pasquet - conductor (Uruguay), (Finland), Johannes Schlaefli - conductor, (Switzerland), Musician representatives from Vaasa City Orchestra and Jyväskylä Sinfonia.
Prizes: 1st prize E11.000, 2nd prize E8.000, 3rd prize E6.000.

The registration link is open 1 December 2020 ‒ 31 March 2021 at
Competition Secretary: Michael Claussen
Tel:+358 443 244 222
Closing date: Mar 31, 2021.