XIII edition "Guido Cantelli" International Conducting Award

Registrations from 26 February to 15 April.
Early bird registrations until 26 March 2024.
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CANTELLI AWARD

The award that consecrated Riccardo Muti and Eliahu Inbal has now come to its XIII edition

From 26 February to 15 April 2024, applications can be made for the 13th edition of the Cantelli Award, a prestigious international competition for young conductors of all nationalities, aged 18 to 35.

The jury, headed by Günter Neuhold, brings together representatives from prestigious institutions such as the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Hungarian Radio Sym-phony Orchestra. Candidates will measure themselves by conducting the Milan Symphony Orchestra

Applications: from 26 February to 15 April 2024 Preliminary phase and semi-finals: Milan, Cariplo Foundation Auditorium, 3-5 October 2024 Finals: Novara, Coccia Theatre, 6 October 2024

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION UNTIL 26 MARCH 2024

Sign up now and get 20% discount on the registration fee! You have until 26 March 2024. Read the regulations carefully before filling out the application form.

HONORARY COMMITTEE

Gennaro Sangiuliano
Minister of Culture
Alberto Cirio
President of the Piedmont Region
Alessandro Canelli
Mayor of Novara
Gian Carlo Avanzi
Rector of the Piemonte Orientale University
Gianni Letta
President of the Gioachino Rossini Foundation
Leonardo Cantelli
Son of Guido

HONORARY ARTISTIC COMMITTEE

Eliahu Inbal
Winner of the 2nd edition in 1963
Riccardo Muti
Winner of the 4th edition in 1967
Ádám Fischer
Winner of the 7th edition in 1973 (ex aequo)
Lothar Zagrosek
Winner of the 7th edition in 1973 (ex aequo)
Donato Renzetti
Winner of the 10th edition in 1980
Riccardo Chailly
Music Director of the Teatro alla Scala di Milano

JURY

The jury, headed by Günter Neuhold, includes representatives from prestigious institutions such as the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, the Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra
Günter Neuhold
PRESIDENT
Conductor
Riccardo Frizza
Artistic advisor Premio Cantelli
Conductor
Music Director of the Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra and Art Group – HRSO
Music Director of the Donizetti Opera festival, Bergamo
Numa Bischof Ullmann
Superintendent of the Luzerner Sinfonieorchester
Superintendent and Artistic Director of the Lucerne “Le Piano Symphonique” Festival
Mauro Bucarelli
Artistic Secretary of the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Didier De Cottignies
Artistic Director of the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra
Cristina Rocca
Vicepresident of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association – artistic administration
Corrado Rovaris
Conductor
Music Director of the Philadelphia Opera Company

CALENDAR

THE PRIZES

  • FIRST PRIZE 12.000 Euros
  • SECOND PRIZE 8.000 Euros
  • THIRD PRIZE 5.000 Euros
  • JURY OF CRITICS 2.000 Euros
  • JURY OF AGENTS - MANAGERS 2.000 Euros
  • JURY OF THE CITY 1.500 Euros
  • FRIENDS OF THE COCCIA THEATRE JURY AWARD 1.500 Euros
  • YOUNG JURY 1.000 Euros

PARTNER

The 13th edition of the Guido Cantelli International Conducting Award is organised by the Carlo Coccia Theatre Foundation in Novara in collaboration with the City of Novara, the Milan Symphony Orchestra and the Piemonte Orientale University, with the contribution of the Ministry of Culture, under the auspices of the Piedmont Region, the Local Tourist Promotion Agency of the Province of Novara, and with the support of the Banca Popolare di Novara Foundation.


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THE 13th EDITION OF THE “GUIDO CANTELLI” INTERNATIONAL CONDUCTING AWARD KICKS OFF